The Office of Outreach and Support Programs (OaSP) provides services to students facing academic obstacles preventing them from succeeding in the classroom and offers support via academic coaching, workshops, online engagement, and a variety of other services to assist students form strategies for success.

The Staff

Kerry Wenzler, Associate Director for Outreach and Support Programs and Orientation and Transition Programs

TBA, Assistant Director of Outreach and Support Programs

To be announced…

Juan M. Rivas, Collegiate Success Coach

Graduate of Eastern New Mexico University with a Bachelor of Science in History (2007) and a Master’s of Arts in Communication (2016). Juan has worked extensively for the federal TRIO programs (serving low-income and first generation students) and is familiar with the academic challenges facing college students. An avid gamer (Switch or PS4), reader (history and sci-fi), movie enthusiast, podcaster, and history buff. Juan enjoys spending time with his three wonderful kids and engaging in a variety of social topics.

Andrea Fortney, Senior Coordinator for the Fostering Success Program

Andrea Fortney is the Senior Coordinator for the Fostering Success Program. She is passionate about serving students from foster care, unaccompanied homeless youth and other independent backgrounds. Andrea holds a masters in counseling and has a background in higher education and social justice.