Bachelor of Arts in History, Salem State University
Masters of Education in Higher Education in Student Affairs, Salem State University
Chris joined the University of Massachusetts Lowell in May 2015 as the Francis College of Engineering’s first full-time professional advisor. Chris’ primary focus encompasses first year success and retention; he currently serves as the principal academic advisor for the college’s first year population. Additionally, Chris serves as coordinator for the college’s Summer Bridge Program and as co-advisor for the college’s living-learning community; Developing Leaders in Engineering. Prior to joining the UML community, Chris was an academic advisor at Salem State University (Salem, MA) where he was instrumental in the implementation of first year programming. He is currently a member of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) and recently presented at NACADA’s regional conference in Portland, Maine. In his spare time, Chris serves his alma mater as the vice president of outreach for the Salem State University Alumni Association.