Student Life Staff
The Office of Student Life promotes a college climate that develops the whole student. We seek to create a community that is in step with contemporary issues and concerns. Furthermore, the Office of Student Life creates purposeful opportunities to foster student, faculty, and staff interaction through the development of social, cultural, multicultural, intellectual, recreational, community service and campus governance programs and activities. As a result of participation in Student Life, Judicial Affairs, and Health Services a student should be able to:
Explain or demonstrate their positive impact on his or her community
Employ skills that demonstrate self-awareness and deepen personal mastery
Student Life, Health Services, and Judicial Affairs teach students to:
Lead small groups
Critically think and solve problems
Write and speak effectively in order to succeed in life after college
Effectively use new technologies to communicate with peers
Appreciate difference and seek involvement with people different from oneself
Choose behaviors and set goals that create a balanced environment that promotes health, wellness, and reduces stress (time manage)
Understand and participate in the governance and maintenance of the communities in which they are a part of
Director of Student Life and Support Services
Specialty Areas: Veterans Services, Veterans Upward Bound(VUB), TRiO, Single Stop, Accessibility Services and Testing
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BIO: Stacey Robertson was born in New Orleans, Louisiana; she graduated from St. Mary's Academy class of 1997. She attended Dillard University and majored in Sociology and Criminal Justice; she graduated and became the first person in her family to obtain a college degree. After graduation, Stacey earned a master's degree in social work from Southern University at New Orleans. She became the Director of the Keys of Success Single Parent Residential program at Dillard University. The program's mission and goal are to support non-traditional single-student parents. After serving in that capacity, she became the Director of Upward Bound. She truly enjoys working with college students and supporting them to obtain their dreams and goals. Stacey is a student advocate first and believes it takes a village to ensure student success.
Stacey is the mother of two (Maddie and Raymond). She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, church, and second lines on Sundays. Her favorite quote is:" Student Success is everybody's business." Dr. Jack Bainter.
Administrative Coordinator III Student Life/Support
Specialty Areas: TRiO, Veterans Services and Testing
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
BIO: Veronica Bell was born in Clinton, Louisiana. She graduated from Francis T. Nicholls Senior High, Class of 1979. She attended Southern University at New Orleans and Cameron College; she received her Data Processing Secretarial Degree in 1984. She worked for Walker and Haydel Engineering Consulting Firm from 1984 until 1997; while working at the firm, she received the Effective Client Relations Certificate of Achievement in 1989. On September 15, 2003, she joined the Delgado Community College family. Ms. Bell worked in Academic Affairs and Vice Chancellor of the Student Affairs Office. She's received several awards and recognition for her hard work and dedication during her tenure. Her willingness to assist students, faculty, and staff, as well as her ability to manage administrative tasks for multiple departments efficiently, has significantly impacted the college's daily operations. Ms. Bell's warm and approachable demeanor has created a nurturing and supportive environment for all members of the college. Ms. Bell has a passion for customer service and believes students are the heartbeat of the college, and they must receive the necessary supportive services to ensure their success.
She lives by the quote: "Kindness and respect are never wasted. Treat everyone with dignity."
Assistant Director of Student Life
Specialty Areas: Student Activities, West Bank Student Government Association, Student Organizations
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BIO: Amy Trainor, born and raised in the New Orleans area, is the Assistant Director of Student Life at Delgado Community College. She graduated from Nicholls State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and received her Master of Science in Leadership and Human Resource Development from Louisiana State University. Amy has worked at Delgado since 2008 and has been in Student Life since 2016. Early on, Amy worked in Academic Advising, where she specialized in Career Services. She moved to Student Life to work with the West Bank Student Government Association (SGA) in 2016 and began working with the college-wide SGA in 2018. In addition to working with SGA, she is also the advisor for the National Society of Leadership and Success. Before Delgado, Amy worked in recruitment and freshmen orientation for Nicholls State University, in marketing and community relations for a regional hospital, and in the beauty industry at the Aveda Institute. Through her varied experiences, Amy has built a wide array of knowledge and has one goal, to help students accomplish the goals they set at Delgado. You might hear Amy telling students, “If I can’t answer your question or help you, I will put you in the hands of someone who can.”
Outside of work, Amy is an avid sports fan who watches the playoffs of most college and professional sports, saving her loudest cheers for the Saints! In addition, she enjoys sharing her love of live music and sport with her family. Who Dat!
Health Services Coordinator
Specialty Areas: Emergency Response, Health and Wellness Education, Recreation Sports, and City Park Student Government
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
BIO: Brian Rosenthal has had the pleasure of serving as Health Services Coordinator since 2015. A proud Delgado Alum, he is a Nationally Registered Emergency Paramedic with years of ambulance service. Brian works closely with the Student Government Association advising them to pursue their goals. When Brian is not serving the Delgado community you can find him pursuing his various passions. Passions that include fitness, distance running, acting in local community theater, and theme parks, riding roller coasters, and coaching New Orleans’ first professional paintball team. His proudest accomplishment so far has been running and finishing his first full marathon and he’s hopeful to run many more!
Program Manager Behavioral Intervention and Risk Assessment
Specialty Areas: Judicial Affairs, Distressed Students
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BIO: Scott Borne has more than 20 years in higher education. He earned a Master of Education in Counselor Education from the University of New Orleans and is a Licensed Professional Counselor for the State of Louisiana. He currently serves as the Program Manager for Behavioral Intervention and Risk Assessment. Scott possesses a wealth of knowledge on Title IX-related cases, student conduct issues, distressed student concerns, and crisis management. Scott is certified in Mental Health First Aid and Violence Risk certified.
Administrative Coordinator Student Life Center Student Success Center
Specialty Areas: Student Life, Accessibility Services and Single Stop
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
BIO: Laura Lindstrom is Administrative Coordinator IV for the Office of Student Life and Student Support at Delgado Community College. Laura came to the United States at nine years old and began her journey to learn English. She attended elementary schools where there were no classes for children who spoke a different language at the time. Therefore, she was placed in special education classes where the teachers had a lot of patience with the students. She received her High School Diploma from John Ehret High School in 1983. She obtained her Associate in Business Management at Delgado Community College in the fall of 2022.
She Manages the Student Life Center by ensuring that all students, staff, and community events run smoothly. She performs administrative services for the Director of Enrollment Management. She also supervises student workers. Handles timesheets and attendance for all college work-study employees. Answers all questions regarding office policies, procedures, and services. Advises Student Life, student leaders, student organization advisors, and leaders of travel and event policies. Serves as primary purchasing liaison for the Office of Student Life, the Answer Center, and Student Government. She liaises with Accounts Payable regarding payment for supplies and equipment. Manages all correspondence of a confidential and technical nature. She is a single, proud mother of two wonderful daughters.