Student Experience and Wellness

Committee Charge

The Student Experience and Wellness Committee will explore and develop opportunities for students that continue to create experiences that enhance student learning and personal growth in the event that the university continues in a remote learning or limits student density through social distancing for Fall 2020. Key areas for consideration include:

  • Co-curricular opportunities for students to develop skills that lead to success in the classroom, retention, and timely graduation in both a remote and socially distanced format
  • Innovative ways to scale personal development opportunities, encourage individual growth and student engagement
  • Safe, sustainable, and accessible living, learning, dining environments on campus that promote social distancing practices
  • Ensuring student health and wellness through seamless service delivery of counseling, health services and health promotion support services and programs
  • Career services and enhanced opportunities for post-graduation outcomes in a changing economy
  • Support of key academic support services including but not limited to accessibility resources and tutoring

Committee Membership

  • Christina Hernandez, Chair, Interim Vice President for Student Life
  • Christopher Bartolomei, Chief of Police
  • Eric Blackledge, Assistant Director, Campus Dining and Shops
  • Chris Clune, Director, Customer Service, UBIT
  • Brian Haggerty, Senior Associate Director, Residence Life
  • Jacqueline Hollins, Associate Vice Provost and Director, Academic Success Initiatives
  • Georgia Hulbert, Undergraduate Student, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Sue Huston, Director, Enterprise Application Services, UBIT
  • D’Ann Keller, Senior Associate Athletic Director for Sports Administration
  • Zachary Kralles, Master’s Student, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • John Lambert, Director, Marketing and Communications, Student Life
  • Sharon Mitchell, Senior Director, Counseling, Health and Wellness
  • Tess Morrissey, Director of Community Relations and Deputy Director of State Relations
  • Barbara Ricotta, Senior Associate Vice President, Student Life
  • John Sellick, Professor, Medicine, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and Physician, UB Student Health Services
  • Katie Tudini, Assistant Vice Provost and Director, International Student Services
  • Eric Walsh, Assistant Director of Assessment and Research, Student Life