UDREAM Program

UDREAM (U Develop Resources for Excellence in Academic Management) provides academic support services to Lerner Undergraduate students through the Academic Coaching Program and Peer Mentoring program.

 

UDREAM Academic Coaching Program:

As a UDREAM participant, you’ll meet with an Academic Coach throughout each semester to:

  • Set long-term and short-term goals
  • Manage time more efficiently
  • Develop organizational strategies
  • Enhance study skills
  • Monitor progress in individual classes
  • Receive referrals to connect with other university support services
  • Access free individual tutoring services (funded through the program if eligibility guidelines have been satisfied)

If you want consistent support throughout the semester to help with the college transition or you currently want to improve your academic status, you are encouraged to take advantage of this program!

Kelly Ringgold, kgoldie@udel.edu

UDREAM Academic Program Coordinator/Academic Coach

David Schultz, schultzd@udel.edu

Academic Advisor/Academic Coach

If you would like to participate in this program, please contact Kelly Ringgold or call 302-831-4369 to schedule an appointment or to get additional information. Help is here, but you have to ask for it!

UDREAM Peer Mentors

The UDREAM Peer Mentors are available to help you as you adjust to life as a Lerner Student.  Do you want advice on studying for college courses?  Want to know more about business majors and minors?  Are you interested in getting involved on campus or getting an internship?  The Peer mentors can share their personal experiences and insight with you.  Contact them and they will respond in a timely fashion. 

UDREAM Peer Mentors Contact List by major

Accounting
  • Jake Basso: jbasso@udel.edu
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Central New Jersey
    • Involvement: Alpha Kappa Psi
    • Fun Fact: Loves to go to the gym and playing basketball
  • Kaitlyn Deo: Kdeo@udel.edu
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Verona, NJ
    • Involvement: Women in Business, Autism Speaks Club, Alpha Sigma Alpha
    • Fun Fact: Loves watching “The Office”and cooking
  • John Fusaro: jfusaro@udel.edu (double majoring in Finance, minoring in Business Analytics)
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Bloomfield, NJ
    • Involvement: Student Assistant at Lerner Career Services, Executive VP of Accounting Students Association and Student Ambassador for Ernst & Young
Economics
  • Kate Sweeney: katswe@udel.edu (double majoring in Marketing)
    • Junior
    • Hometown: North Arlington, NJ
    • Fun Fact: She is a foodie and loves the great food on Main Street
  • Noah Vineberg: nvine@udel.edu (minoring in Business Analytics)
    • Junior
    • Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ
    • Involvement: Blue Hen Economics Club, Intramural sports
    • Fun Fact: Enjoys watching and playing sports, originally a Chemical Engineering major
  • Asaana Shamlin: asaanas@udel.edu (double majoring with Finance)
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Wilmington, DE
    • Involvement: Women in Business
    • Fun Fact: Likes to spend free time in the gym or watching Netflix
Finance
  • Amanda Flores: aflores@udel.edu (Honors and additional major in Chinese Language studies)
    • Senior
    • Hometown: New Jersey
    • Involvement: Study Abroad (China), Internship with KPMG, Delaware Diplomat, Alpha Kappa Psi (a professional business fraternity), executive board member of Alpha Phi Omega (a community service fraternity), Healthcare analyst for Blue Hen Investment Club, Student Alumni Ambassador
    • Fun Fact: Likes giving back to the community
  • Asaana Shamlin: asaanas@udel.edu (double majoring in Economics)
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Wilmington, DE
    • Involvement: Women in Business
    • Fun Fact: Likes to spend free time in the gym or watching Netflix
  • Nicholas Woo: nickwoo@udel.edu (minoring in Business Analytics)
    • Junior
    • Hometown: Irvine, CA
    • Involvement: Blue Hen Ambassador, Project Sunshine, Artist Network Initiative
    • Fun Fact: Chose UD without visiting the campus and instantly fell in love with the beautiful scenery and student life around Main Street and the residence halls
Hotel Restaurant & Institutional Management
  • Jessica Gittleman: jgitt@udel.edu (minoring in Dance)
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: New Jersey
    • Member of Alpha Kappa Psi (professional Business fraternity) and Alpha Epsilon Phi
International Business Studies
  • Briana Mateo: mateob@udel.edu (double majoring in Marketing, minoring in Spanish)
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Moorestown, NJ
    • Involvement: UD World Scholar, Women in Business, Hen Law Society
Management
  • Devon McGinn: dmcginn@udel.edu (double majoring in Marketing)
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: King of Prussia, PA
    • Involvement: Alpha Kappa Psi (a professional co-ed business fraternity), Gamma Phi Beta (a social sorority)
    • Fun Fact: SNAP and El Diablo are 2 of her favorite restaurants on Main Street
  • Marilyn Ferrari: marilynf@udel.edu (minoring in Sociology)
    • Junior
    • Hometown: Wilmington, DE
    • Involvement: Alpha Lambda Delta National Honor Society
    • Fun Fact: Enjoys listening to music, eating lunch on the green with friends and daydreaming about her dog
Management Information Systems
  • Emily Goodwin: egoodwin@udel.edu
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Washington, D.C.
    • Involvement: Women in Business, Alpha Sigma Alpha
Marketing
  • Danielle DiFabrizio: difabriz@udel.edu (minoring in Advertising)
    • Junior
    • Hometown: Flanders, NJ
    • Involvement: Alpha Kappa Psi (a professional business fraternity), Intramural soccer
  • Mary Laitin: mlaitin@udel.edu (minoring in International Business)
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Demarest, NJ
    • Involvement: Blue Hen Marketing Club, Women In Business, Gamma Phi Beta Sorority
  • Madisyn Steinberg: madisyn@udel.edu (Honors and minoring in Interactive Media and Event Management)
    • Hometown: Howard County, Maryland
    • Involvement: Honors Program, Marching Band, Social Media Ambassador (@BlueHenMadisyn)
  • Devon McGinn: dmcginn@udel.edu (double majoring in Management)
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: King of Prussia, PA
    • Involvement: Alpha Kappa Psi (a professional co-ed business fraternity), Gamma Phi Beta (a social sorority)
  • Kate Sweeney: katswe@udel.edu (double majoring in Economics)
    • Junior
    • Hometown: North Arlington, NJ
  • Briana Mateo: mateob@udel.edu (double majoring in International Business Studies)
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Moorestown, NJ
    • Involvement: UD World Scholar, Women in Business, Hen Law Society
    • Fun Fact: Spent her first semester abroad in Madrid, Spain
Operations Management
  • Andreas Wix: andwix@udel.edu (minoring in Cybersecurity and Public Policy)
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Dover, DE
    • Involvement: Cybersecurity Scholar, Resident Student Association, Club Sailing
Sport Management
  • Will Schaefer: wschaefs@udel.edu (minoring in Africana Studies)
    • Junior
    • Hometown: Rockaway Beach, NY
    • Involvement: Student Manager for Men’s Lacrosse, works with facility and equipment operations for the athletics program
  • Georgia Mottola: georgiam@udel.edu
    • Junior
    • Hometown: Monroe, NY
    • Involvement: Phi Sigma Pi (Co-ed honors fraternity), works with UD’s D-1 Ice Hockey Team
  • Colby Atkinson: catkinso@udel.edu
    • Sophomore
    • Hometown: Smyrna, DE
    • Involvement: UDANCE
  • Vincent Lorelli: vlorelli@udel.edu
    • Senior
    • Hometown: Staten Island, NY
    • Involvement: Practicum with Men’s Basketball Team, Entrepreneurship Club, Sport Management Club, Delta Chi Fraternity
    • Fun Fact: Sports are his passion, particularly baseball and basketball

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