Meet Your Advisors

Successful students have a...

Person - They build connections with an individual staff member who can help them navigate a path to graduation.

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ACC Academic Advisor Ashton Clouse

Schedule an AppointmentAshton Clouse
Academic Advisor

Ashton works with students new to ACC who are full-time as well as the general student population.

Email AshtonM.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.

Contact Ashton:

Anna del Rosario, ACC Parker Campus Navigator

Schedule an AppointmentAnna del Rosario
Campus Navigator, Parker Campus

M.A. & Ed.M., Higher Education, Columbia University
B.A., Psychology, University of CA Berkeley

Email AnnaFavorite 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.

Contact Anna:

Lucy Daberkow, ACC Academic Advisor

Schedule an appointment with Lucy

Lucy Daberkow
Academic Advisor

Lucy works with the general student population as well as students who are studying at ACC on a student visa.

Email LucyB.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.

Contact Lucy:

Allana Farley, ACC CTE Advisor

Schedule an AppointmentAllana Farley
Career & Technical Education Advisor

M.B.A., Chadron State College
B.A., Business Administration & Political Science, Chadron State College

Email AllanaFavorite 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.”

Contact Allana:

Tekleab Hailu, ACC Academic Advisor

Schedule an AppointmentTekleab Hailu
Academic Advisor

Ph.D.: University of Northern Colorado
Email TekleabM.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.

Contact Tekleab:

Director of Academic Advising Michael McManus

Michael McManus
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.Email Michael

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!

Contact Michael:

Edward Nance, ACC Academic Advisor

Schedule an AppointmentEdward Nance
Academic Advisor

M.A., Higher Education Administration and Leadership, Adams State University
B.A., Political Science, University of Northern Colorado

Email EdwardFavorite 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.

Contact Edward:

ACC Academic Advisor Julie Nicholson

Schedule an appointmentJulie Nicholson
Academic Advisor

Julie works with the general student population and students receiving the following scholarships: First Generation, Denver Scholarship Foundation, Link2Four, and College Launch.

Email Julie

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.

Contact Julie:

Jodi Terwilliger-Stacey, ACC Castle Rock Campus Navigator

Schedule an AppointmentJodi Terwilliger-Stacey
Campus Navigator, Castle Rock Campus

Juris Doctor, Drake University Law School
B.A., International Relations, Michigan State University

Email JodiFavorite 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.

Contact Jodi:

Kimberlee Ward, ACC Academic Advisor

Schedule an AppointmentKimberlee Ward
Academic Advisor

M.S., Education, Miami University, Oxford Ohio
Email KimberleeB.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.

Contact Kimberlee:

ACC Advising Front Desk Staff Susan Lukowski

Susan Lukowski
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.

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