Victoria Almodovar, Graduate Advisor: Order of Omega
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.
Cassandra Lamarre, Graduate Intern
Rindaanne Riccio, Risk Management Coordinator
Rindaanne Riccio (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.