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,
Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students & DSO

E-mail:
Phone: 303-546-3562

  • Counseling Center appointments
  • Designated School Officer for International Students & Scholars (DSO)
  • Immunization records
  • Lost and found
  • Student and staff ID cards/RTD bus passes
  • Student health insurance

Sarah Steward

Sarah Steward, Coordinator of Career Services and Community Engagement

E-mail:
Phone: 303-245-4863

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

 

Amy MungerAmy Munger,
Community Engagement Coordinator

E-mail:
Phone: 303-245-4621

  • Volunteer and service learning opportunities
  • Americorps Program
  • Alternative Breaks Program
  • Resume and cover letter review

 

Jennifer Hinton

Jennifer Hinton,
Coordinator of International Students & Scholars

E-mail:
Phone: 303-546-3592

  • Primary Designated School Official (PDSO)
  • International student programming
  • Ongoing support for international students and scholars
  • Student & Scholar Visas

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

E-mail:
Phone: 303-245-4633

  • Counseling and outreach for AOD issues
  • Crisis support and ongoing support for students
  • Food bank and other community resources
  • Support for students in recovery
  • Suicide awareness and prevention training

 

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

 

Laura Parker,
Student Life coordinator

E-mail: stuactivitiesga@naropa.edu

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

 

Jamie Duggan

Jamie Duggan,
Diversity Program Coordinator

E-mail:
Phone: 303-245-4625

  • Community resource guide
  • Diversity programming and events
  • Diversity student groups
  • Leadership and Multicultural Resource Center

 

Stuart SparvierStuart Sparvier,
Assistant Director of Student Life for Residential Education

E-mail: 
Phone: 303-447-3846

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

 

Ellen DeMoney

Ellen DeMoney,
Housing Administrative Coordinator

E-mail:
Phone: 303 447 3846

  • Office Management
  • Off campus housing
  • Summer conferences

 

Giovannina JobsonGiovannina Jobson,
Contemplative Practice Coordinator

Email:
Phone: 303-546-5298

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

 

Jackie Chavarria

Jackie Chavarria,
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

 

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

 

 

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