Academic advising is a
crucial element of student success.
The Undergraduate Academic Advising Center is
located at 37 Mellen Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, on the corner of Mellen
Street and Oxford Street (across from Public Safety).
are open Monday–Friday, 9 am–5 pm. Appointments outside of these
hours may be scheduled on an individual basis.
For general questions or to schedule an appointment with
an Academic Advisor, please call 617.349.8915 or email us at email@example.com.
H. Luu, M.A.Interim Director of Undergraduate
Academic Advising firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours: Tuesdays 2:30 - 4:00 PM
Diep is the Interim Director of Undergraduate Academic Advising. He works closely with the academic advising team and CLAS faculty to further the mission and goals of the Center; collaborates with Center staff to plan, develop, and implement advising support for the students; and serves as a resource for
students, faculty, and staff. Prior to Lesley, Diep worked at the University
of Minnesota, Twin Cities as a professional academic advisor in the College
of Biological Sciences. His other experience includes disability services,
teaching a first-year experience course and facilitating a senior-year
experience course at the University of Connecticut. He earned his Master of
Arts degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of
Connecticut and Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a mathematics
emphasis from the University of California at Davis. Diep enjoys empowering
students to take ownership of their learning, while serving as a resource
person who can provide guidance, motivation, goal clarification, skill
development, and serve as an overall advocate in navigating the challenges and
demands of college. Diep’s advice for students is to be receptive to
different options, explore different opportunities, and do not be afraid to
"Twenty years from now you will be more
disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did. So throw
off the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in
your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover." ~ Mark Twain
Michael Lambert, M.Ed.Academic Advisor
Hours: Wednesdays 9:00–10:00 AM
Mike is a Professional Academic Advisor. As an academic
advisor, his role is to facilitate a collaborative learning environment that
assists first year and transfer students throughout their academic progress,
major identification, and educational success. He views academic advisement
as a cooperative process, where he seeks to work with students in
defining and developing their educational, career, and personal goals.
He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Bryant University
and a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from
Northeastern University. His prior experience extends to Bryant
University in Smithfield, Rhode Island where he served as a Foundations
for Learning instructor and Academic Services Assistant in the Academic
Center for Excellence. His knowledge extends to First Year Success
Initiatives, Academic Goal Setting, and Success Strategies for
undergraduate students. As an advisor, Mike’s greatest satisfaction is
assisting students in discovering and pursuing their passion, while
helping them become active members in the Lesley community. The greatest
piece of advice he offers to students is that knowledge is a constantly
evolving process, encouraging them to become active participants in
their education by asking questions, seeking answers, and examining
multiple perspectives in their learning experience.
Jen is the Professional Academic Advisor for
Student-Athletes in the Undergraduate Academic Advising Center. She works with
all incoming first-year and transfer student-athletes. Her area of
specialization is working with student-athletes to help them maintain a balance
between academics and athletics while achieving their goals in both arenas.
She received her Master of Arts and Master of Education degrees from the
University of Massachusetts Amherst, where she specialized in public and U.S.
immigration history and then bilingual, ESL, and multicultural education.
At UMass, Jen first served as an educational assistant for student-athletes
and then as an academic advisor for undeclared students. Her other
experience includes tutoring, teaching English to speakers of other
languages, and teaching introductory history and first-year experience
courses for undergraduate students. Jen believes academic advising is a
cooperative and developmental process, a learning partnership based on a
student's academic, career, and personal goals. Jen's advice for students
is: ask questions. Always ask questions. It's the simplest way to take
charge your education and make the most of your college experience.
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