Victoria Almodovar, Graduate Advisor: Honor Societies
Victoria graduated from UConn in 2018 with a Psychology and Anthropology majors and a minor in Latin American Studies. She is a founding member of the Kappa Tau chapter of Alpha Chi Omega and held several leadership positions within her chapter throughout her undergraduate career. She served on the Panhellenic Council executive board for a year and served as a student intern in the OFSL for two. Victoria is now enrolled as a student in the International Studies master’s program here at UConn, with a concentration in Latino/a and Latin American Studies. In addition to working in the OFSL, she serves as a Graduate Assistant in El Instituto, UConn’s Institute of Latina/o, Caribbean, and Latin American Studies. Victoria is also actively involved as a member of the advisory board for Alpha Chi Omega’s chapter at nearby Trinity College.
William Harmonay, Graduate Assistant: GCAB Advisor
William Harmonay (Will) is a graduate student in the Higher Education Student Affairs Master’s program at the University of Connecticut. He joined the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life and Student Activities in 2018 as the Graduate Assistant for Off-Campus Activities Advising (OCAA) and the advisor for the Greek Community Affairs Board (GCAB). Will was born and raised in New York, and received his undergraduate degree in Secondary Education from Rider University in Lawrenceville, New Jersey. During his time at Rider, Will became a member of the NJ Zeta chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon, served as IFC President for two years, served as Greek Council President for one year, and was involved with Orientation, Admissions, Community Standards, and Residence Life. Will is excited to see what life in Connecticut is like, as well as what life at UConn is like!
Denée Jackson, Graduate Advisor: NPHC Advisor
Denée graduated from UConn in 2014 with a major in Communications and minor in Africana Studies. She joined Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated in Fall 2011 and was president of her chapter for several years. She was also on the executive board of the National Pan-Hellenic Council and a student intern in the OFSL. Following graduation, she continued to be a part of the OFSL staff as a Program Specialist. After a short hiatus, Denée returned to UConn in 2017 and is currently enrolled in the Higher Education and Student Affairs master’s program. In addition to her work in the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Denée serves as a Graduate Assistant with Husky Sport.
Rindaanne Riccio, Risk Management Coordinator
Rindaanne (Rinda) joined the University of Connecticut in September 2017 as the Risk Management Coordinator within the Department of Student Activities. A born and raised New Yorker, Rinda received her B.S. in Public Relations from St. John’s University and her master’s degree in Higher Education from Penn State University. Before coming to UConn, Rinda worked at a social media marketing firm in New York City, and more recently, as a Residential Area Coordinator at Wagner College where she also advised their Panhellenic Council. She has worked closely with fraternities and sororities since joining her own sorority, Gamma Phi Beta, in Spring 2009 and currently serves a chapter alumna advisor. Some of her interests are in social justice initiatives, leadership development, public relations, curriculum design, assessment, and legal affairs.
Alex Perry, Husky Village Residence Director
A native of Connecticut, Alex Perry returned to his home state and joined the University of Connecticut in July, 2016 and became the Hall Director of Husky Village in October, 2018. Prior to working in Husky Village, he has been a Hall Director in North Campus, Alumni Quadrangle, and Northwood Apartments. Alex received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences from the University of Hartford and his Master of Science in Counseling with a Specialization in Student Development in Higher Education from Central Connecticut State University. Perry has been a member of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. since Spring, 2011 where he has held numerous executive board positions for his chapter. Perry is currently a member of the Hartford, Connecticut Alumnae Chapter (Delta Pi Sigma) of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and is the advisor to the Zeta Lambda chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. at UConn.