Rachel advises all students and oversees the coordination of external transfer students. She also serves as the Whitman Minor Coordinator. Rachel has her master’s in higher education from Syracuse University and bachelor’s in finance from the Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland, College Park. Rachel grew up in the Syracuse area and enjoys practicing yoga, traveling, and doing home improvement projects.
Meet the Whitman Undergraduate staff
Our Undergraduate Office is available to you throughout your undergraduate career. Meet individually with Academic Advisors, who assist with your four-year planning and provide additional support. You should meet with an academic advisor on a regular basis to check on the status of your degree requirements.
Our office is also the home of your academic records. You may see your records at any time; no one else (other than office staff and your faculty/major advisor) may see your records without your written permission. You are advised to check your records at least once a year to be sure everything has been recorded correctly. It is your responsibility to confirm the fact that you will satisfy degree requirements. Our advisors are able to go through your records with you to ensure that you clearly understand requirements you still have outstanding.
Theresa advises all students and oversees the Intra-University transfer process. She received both her B.S. degree in Child and Family Studies and her Master’s in Education from Syracuse University. Theresa was the 2011 Chair Person for the SU Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration. She is originally from the Bronx and loves the Yankees!
Lisa advises all students and works on the Senior Certification Process. She also coordinates the maintenance of all Undergraduate student records. Lisa has Master’s in Counseling & Human Services with a concentration in Students Affairs from Syracuse University and a Bachelor’s in Business Management from SUNY Buffalo. She enjoys running, biking, traveling and spending time with her family.
Denise assists with the Community Service and Internship requirement, as well as the IUT process. She is the event planner for the office, working on Convocation and BGS induction ceremonies. Denise is a fan of Syracuse Lacrosse and the Boston Red Sox.
Program Manager for IMPRESS
Joe manages all activities associated with the IMPRESS program. This program encompasses the active engagement of our undergraduate student population. Joe also oversees the Peer Mentor program. Joe has his bachelor’s from SUNY-Fredonia. He bleeds Buffalo Bills red, white, and royal blue!
Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs
As assistant dean for undergraduate programs, Lindsay Rapp is responsible for the overall management and operations of the undergraduate office and programs. Lindsay has her master's in higher education administration from The George Washington University and bachelor's from the University of Miami. Lindsay loves football, especially the Washington Redskins and Miami Hurricanes!
Erica L. Gromny Volino is the administrative specialist for the Office of Undergraduate Programs. Erica graduated from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University in 2008 with a Bachelors of Science, magna cum laude, in Television Radio & Film. Erica is a life-long resident of the Syracuse area and is the second generation in her family to graduate from and work at the University.