Staff & Services

Staff & Services for Online/Low Residency Students

Dr. Learie Nurse, Dean of Students

Dr. Learie Nurse,
Dean of Students

E-mail: lnurse@naropa.edu
Phone: 303-546-3549

  • Commencement
  • Conflict resolution
  • Orientation
  • Student conduct
  • Student health insurance
  • Student concerns
  • Title IX Investigator

Tashi Browder

Tashi Browder,
Coordinator, international students & scholar services (PDSO/ARO)

E-mail:
Phone: 303-546-3562

  • Primary Designated School Official (PDSO)
  • International student programming
  • Ongoing support for international students and scholars
  • Student & Scholar Visas
  • Immunization records
  • Lost and found
  • Student and staff ID cards/RTD bus passes
  • Student health insurance


Linda Faucheux, Coordinator of Career Services andLinda Faucheux, Coordinator of Career Services and Community Engagement Community Engagement

E-mail: lfaucheux@naropa.edu 
Phone: 303-245-4863

  • Career planning
  • Graduate school exploration
  • Internships
  • Job searches
  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Volunteer and service learning opportunities
  • Career Assessment

 

Jo Lynn ParkJo Lynn Park,
Assistant Director of the Student & Community Counseling Center

E-mail:
Phone: 303-245-4633

  • Management and day-to-day leadership of Student Counseling Center
  • Supervisor and trainer of intern therapists providing student counseling sessions
  • Consultant to faculty and staff regarding mental health concerns and emergencies
  • Outreach and support for Students of Concern with well-being needs
  • Clinical and administrative support for Community Counseling Center

 

Joy RedstoneJoy Redstone,
Director of Student & Community Counseling Center

Email:
Phone: 303-546-3570

  • Administrative Direction of the counseling centers
  • Supervision of Counseling Center staff

 

Sarah Gibson,
Crisis and Alcohol & other drugs counselorSarah Gibson, Crisis and Alcohol and Other Drugs Counselor at Naropa's Student counseling center

Email: sgibson@naropa.edu
Phone: 303-245-4761

  • Holds walk in hours
  • Support students who are referred through the student of concern portal
  • Offer alcohol and other drug outreach, education and groups

 

Ethan Jackson, Ethan Jackson, Student Life Coordinator
Student Life coordinator

E-mail: ejackson@naropa.edu 
Phone: 303 546-3549

  • Student event planning
  • Student government
  • Student groups
  • Community resource guide

 

Giovannina JobsonGiovannina Jobson,
Contemplative Practice Coordinator

Email:
Phone: 303-546-5298

  • Contemplative practice opportunities
  • Meditation Instruction for Students, Staff & Faculty
  • Practice Days

 


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Coordinator of Disability Resources

Email:
Phone: 303-245-4749

  • Alternate format conversion
  • Disability accommodations
  • Disability awareness and advocacy
  • Faculty and staff consultations and training
  • Ongoing support

 

Neal SorensenNeal Sorensen,
Specialist - Assistive Technology

Email:
Phone: 303-546-3560

  • Text conversion using current OCR software
  • Syllabi checks for students requesting text conversion and confirmation of availability of texts through online services and publishers
  • Liaison with Library regarding accessibility of e-reserves readings
  • Provides training in assistive software and technology to students, staff, and faculty
  • Technical support and troubleshooting for software and texts
  • Completion tracking of text conversion & distribution to/receipt by students

 

Tosha Jorden,Tosha Jordan, Resident Life Advisor
Resident Life Advisor

E-mail: tjorden@students.naropa.edu
Phone: 303-447-3846

  • Community development
  • Management of Snow Lion residence hall
  • Resident Assistant training and supervision
  • Student Conduct

 

Mari Dark,
Study Abroad Administrator

Email:
Phone: 720-254-8807

  • Bhutan Study Abroad Program
  • Where There Be Dragons information
  • Other affiliated study abroad programs
  • New Naropa study abroad opportunities


dennis kerrDennis Kerr, Veteran Success Coordinator

veteran success coordinator

Email: dkerr@naropa.edu
Phone: 303-245-4621

  • Advise Student Veterans Organization
  • Community Resources for Student Veterans
  • Informing Staff/Faculty on Resourceing Veterans
  • Database of information on/for Student veterans

 

Academic Coaching Program (ACP)

The Academic Coaching Program offers academic coaching sessions over Skype and via email to students who want extra support to successfully meet their academic goals. Staffed by trained and experienced graduate students, the Academic Coaching Program provides one-on-one study skills and time management tutoring to develop and enhance students' academic competencies. In this one-on-one setting, you and your Academic Coach will seek to understand your academic challenges and honor your strengths and goals. Through this partnership you will explore various proven strategies, techniques, and tools to support your academic success.

Email:
Phone: 303-546-3576

Naropa Writing Center (NWC)

The Naropa Writing Center offers 25 or 50 minute appointments to low-residency students through our online software, which allows students to utilize our writing consultation services via a user-friendly online consulting platform.

Types of writing assignments include: essays, thesis papers, personal narratives, résumés, cover letters, creative writing, grant proposals, scholarship essays, and more! Sessions usually begin with questions to understand your current assignment, past writing history, general composing habits, learning style, motivation, etc.

Email:
Phone: 303-245-4606