Carter appointed assistant director for student services

Carter
Catherine Carter

July 2, 2013 - Catherine Carter has been appointed assistant director for student services in the School of Communications.

In her new position, Carter will serve as an instructor and academic adviser in the School of Communications. Her primary responsibilities include: teaching a communications freshman seminar; academic advising; collaborating on career development and internship initiatives; and reviewing resumes and cover letters. She also will help develop orientation programs and various workshops throughout the academic year.

"Student success, first and foremost, is my principal concern," Carter said. "I am eager to engage in the student-centered culture of Quinnipiac by developing strategies, leading intentional conversations and collaborating with my colleagues on action plans to enhance student achievement. I hope to serve communications students by providing them with the tools and resources to become autonomous individuals who are confident in their abilities to self-advocate and plan for professional and personal success."  

Before coming to Quinnipiac, Carter worked on her master's degree at the University of Connecticut, where she was an academic adviser in the School of Business, first-year experience course instructor, senior-year experience course facilitator and graduate assistant in the Office of Student Services & Advocacy.

Carter holds a master's degree in higher education and student affairs from the University of Connecticut, a master's degree in educational technology from Eastern Connecticut State University and a bachelor's degree in the social science of sport and leisure from the University of Connecticut. 

She is also a member of the National Academic Advising Association, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators and the American College Personnel Association.