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Advisement Center

Message from the Senior Director

The Advisement Center is here to serve Iona freshmen, transfers and exploratory students, under one roof. With a staff of professionals who are available to students of both schools, during all work hours and some evenings, we will have the opportunity to assist students as situations arise and with less travel time between multiple offices. We hope to build on the foundation of empowering students to find their own path, then guide them to majors in which they can find success and ensure that they have support to keep them on target for graduation, as planned. Together, with an excellent group of advisors, we hope to work to see Iona Gaels Move the World, one graduate at a time.

With more than 30 years in education, from high school classrooms and guidance offices, to college admissions, career services, dean of students offices, as well as schools of communication and Arts & Science, my goal has remained the same, to work to engage students in a meaningful dialogue about how all forms of education, in and out of the classroom, enrich perspective and broaden one’s options beyond that which can be seen today.

Laurie J. Wenchell, MS Ed
Senior Director
lwenchell@iona.edu