Ashton works with students new to ACC who are full-time as well as the general student population.
M.A. - Education, University of Kentucky
B.A. - Education and History, University of Kentucky
Favorite College Experience: Studying abroad in the Netherlands during Graduate School.
Hobbies: Reading, spending time outdoors, and traveling
Words of Wisdom: Always challenge yourself and don’t be afraid to try new things. College is an opportunity to grow and explore, make the most of it.
Anna del Rosario
Campus Navigator, Parker Campus
M.A. & Ed.M., Higher Education, Columbia University
B.A., Psychology, University of CA Berkeley
Favorite College Experience: Finding my passion for working with students & meeting the people who would eventually become my best friends.
Hobbies: trying new food/places to eat, watching dance & theater performances, snowboarding with my family, reading thrillers
Words of Wisdom: Take advantage of your (free!) resources, be fearless & take risks, and don't lose sight of your passion.
Lucy works with the general student population as well as students who are studying at ACC on a student visa.
B.A. - English, Universidad Autonoma de Chihuahua
M.A. - Applied Linguistics and TESL, University of Colorado Denver
M.A. - Global Affairs, University of Denver
Favorite College Experience: applying classroom concepts to my English as a Second Language teaching job
Hobbies: traveling and learning about new cultures, watching my daughters play soccer/volleyball, reading, and teaching others about sustainability and green initiatives
Words of Wisdom: Take on leadership roles whenever possible and never be afraid of challenges - you can and will be successful if you work hard.
Career & Technical Education Advisor
M.B.A., Chadron State College
B.A., Business Administration & Political Science, Chadron State College
Favorite College Experience: Going to Louisiana with a group of students to rebuild house after Hurricane Andrew.
Hobbies: Serving on a board, wine tasting. My guilty pleasure is watching “Grey’s Anatomy", "Scandal," and "How to Get Away With Murder" and my most favorite thing is spending time with my daughter.
Words of Wisdom: Don’t give up. In the words of Princess Poppy from Trolls, “If I fall down I get right back up again.”
Ph.D.: University of Northern Colorado
M.S.: Iowa State University
B.A.: Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Favorite College Experience: Graduation Ceremony
Hobbies: Reading and jogging
Words of Wisdom: Work hard. Do not give up.
Director of Advising and Retention
M.A.T, Rhode Island College
B.A. - Political Science, University of Rhode Island
Favorite College Experience: Studying Abroad in Ireland for a semester.
Hobbies: Running, Playing in the mountains, news junkie, and trying to force myself to read more books.
Words of Wisdom: Ask a lot of questions, especially if you are new to ACC!
M.A., Higher Education Administration and Leadership, Adams State University
B.A., Political Science, University of Northern Colorado
Favorite College Experience: Finding a mentor who gave me the confidence to succeed in college.
Hobbies: Playing Taiko (Japanese percussion instrument), working out, playing outdoors, and reading.
Words of Wisdom: Belief in yourself is first ingredient to success when beginning your journey through college.
Julie works with the general student population and students receiving the following scholarships: First Generation, Denver Scholarship Foundation, Link2Four, and College Launch.
M.A. - Psychology, Regis University
B.S. - Applied Psychology, Regis University
A.A. - Arapahoe Community College
Favorite College Experience: Graduating with my husband, our children, and my family in the audience.
Hobbies: Reading murder mysteries and watching movies.
Words of Wisdom: If you are an adult learner, do not overload yourself. It is easy to take on too much and then feel so overwhelmed that you want to give up.
Campus Navigator, Castle Rock Campus
Juris Doctor, Drake University Law School
B.A., International Relations, Michigan State University
Favorite College Experience: Gaining real-life work experience in the career I chose through internships during college.
Hobbies: Skiing, jogging, swimming, and camping
Words of Wisdom: “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” - Mark Twain
Explore careers and identify one that will generate a high probability for success and fulfillment in your life.
M.S., Education, Miami University, Oxford Ohio
B.S., Human Services, University of Northern Colorado
Favorite College Experience: Becoming a sister of Pi Lambda Chi Latina Sorority Incorporated because it provided me with a family that I did not have.
Hobbies: Watching movies, writing (mainly poetry)/journaling, reading, watching basketball, going to the gym.
Words of Wisdom: As a student, grab onto all the opportunities/experiences you can, get out of your comfort zone, do not be afraid to ask for help, and take time to reflect.
Advising Front Desk
Susan assists students at the Front Desk of the Advising Office.
B.S. - Elementary Education, University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point
Favorite College Experience: A semester abroad in England and a month spent traveling through France, Germany, Italy, Switzerland, and Austria.
Hobbies: Reading the classics and murder mysteries.
Words of Wisdom: Read, Interact, Explore.
Here are some resources that are helpful to you before meeting with Advisor:
- Here are the Steps to Get Started as a New ACC Student
- Looking for help registering for classes? We’ve made course registration Easier. Than. Ever. with Navigate
- Need help figuring out what classes to take? Check out your Academic Plan
- Trying to decide on a major? Our Career & Transfer Center can help your choose the major that will get you to the job you want.
When you’re ready to meet with an Advisor, contact Academic Advising to discuss your course planning and registration questions