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Three students talking outside University Quad.

Denisse Thillet

Director of Student Outreach & Support

Education:
B.S. - Binghamton University (2001)
Student Personnel Administration - New York University (2007)

Favorite Place in Hampton Roads: Mount Trashmore Park

Favorite Place on Campus: Orchid Conservatory

Favorite Part About Being a Dean of Students Staff member: I love that we are able to assist students overcome obstacles.

Why ODU? I love working at ODU because I get the opportunity to work with professionals who care deeply about students and their success.


Richelle Kelly

Assistant to Dean of Students & Associate VP

Favorite Place in Hampton Roads: The Beach

Favorite Place on Campus: Outside - the landscaping is stunning!

Favorite Part About Being a Dean of Students Staff member: Our great team passionate about helping students succeed!

Why ODU? It's so exciting to be here!


Samantha Palmucci

Retention Coordinator

Education: B.A. in Public Relations/Journalism from Monmouth University, M.S.Ed in Higher Education Leadership from Old Dominion University

Favorite Place on Campus: Orchid Conservatory

Favorite Part About Being a Dean of Students Staff member: We help students navigate their student experience with the ultimate goal of lifelong learning and graduation! Getting to help students and their families through difficult obstacles is very rewarding.

Why ODU? The value of diversity & inclusion is paramount here.


Patty Lindsey

Office Manager

Favorite Place on Campus: Kaufman Mall

Favorite Part About Being a Dean of Students Staff member: The DOS TEAM ( the people)

Why ODU? The people here are the best!


Nicole Remy

Case Manager

Education: B.A. in English from North Central College, M.S. in College Student Personnel from Western Illinois University

Favorite Place in Hampton Roads: First Landing State Park

Favorite Place on Campus: the pond outside the Orchid conservatory

Favorite Part About Being a Dean of Students Staff member: being a part of a hard-working, helping team!


Debbie Woodell

Administrative Assistant for Travel Awards

Education: A.S.

Favorite Place in Hampton Roads: Williamsburg

Favorite Place on Campus: Webb Center

Favorite Part About Being a Dean of Students Staff member: It provides an opportunity to serve and help students as they navigate their college careers.

Why ODU? I like working in an academic environment.