Office: ITE, room 460
Walk-in hours for my advisees: Mondays and Thursdays 9:30 am to 12:30pm (resume Fall 2017)
About Me: Althea started here at UConn in the School of Engineering in the Spring of 2008 as the Program Assistant for the Environmental Engineering Program. In this position she had a variety of undergraduate and graduate program duties including, 1st point of contact for all students and parents, accreditation preparation, Graduate Student Application processor, maintaining the Program Budget along with faculty grants & budgets, travel, reception and seminar planning and implementation, along with many more duties. In the Spring of 2016 she transitioned over to become an Academic Advisor in the School of Engineering. Althea earned her BS in Business Management from Franklin Pierce University and is planning to continue her education in higher education in the near future by taking courses through the University of Connecticut to receive her Master’s Degree.
In her current role as Academic Advisor she she advises students in planning an academic program including curriculum decisions, changes in major or minor, managing academic difficulties and probation, completing a plan of study, and other academically related matters. She is also involved in recruitment, registration, and orientation activities, teaches a First Year Experience course for the Engineering Learning Community and is the Director of the School of Engineering Tutoring Center.