New College Webinar
Your freshman year of college will likely be one of your most memorable ones: you’re making new friends, possibly moving to a new city, and taking the next steps towards a career in your major. Knowing what to expect before you arrive on campus can help make for an even more seamless transition. Watch as Vassar College’s Nicole Beveridge and Michelle Quock along with HVCU’s Lisa DeRose discuss how to get acclimated to student life including dorming, campus clubs, accessing money, and more.
Meet Our Speakers
Michelle Quock, Director of Transitions Program, Vassar College
Michelle Quock is the Director of Transitions Program at Vassar College. Her office supports first-generation, low-income, and/or undocumented students. Michelle was a first-generation, low-income student and the support she received during her education motivated her to pay it forward. She was raised in NYC and now lives in the Hudson Valley. She enjoys the outdoors and traveling.
Nicole Beveridge, Director of Jeh V. Johnson ALANA Cultural Center, Vassar College
Nicole Beveridge is the Director of the Jeh V. Johnson ALANA Cultural Center at Vassar College. The center is home to approximately 19 student organizations. Nicole has been in higher education for approximately two decades, serving as a full-time faculty member and student affairs professional. Nicole was born and raised in Montego Bay, Jamaica, and now resides in Beacon in the Hudson Valley. She enjoys cooking, baking, interior decorating, and traveling.
Lisa DeRose, HVCU Brewster & Carmel Branch Manager
Lisa DeRose is HVCU's current Brewster and Carmel Branch Manager. Prior to joining the credit union in 2016, Lisa began her career in financial services as an Assistant Branch Manager and was promoted to Branch Manager in 2011. She also earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Management & Markeing from Fordham University in 2002. In her free time, Lisa loves to spend time with her family and pets, as well as running a pizzeria with her husband.
Moderated by John DeAngelis, HVCU Community Relations Coordinator
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