Meet the TRiO Staff!

The Staff of the NCC TRiO Program work together to provide the best services possible for our students. Together, we build a cohesive support network for you to ensure your success!

Professional Staff

Director of Student Support Services Jacqueline Santiago

Director of Student Support Services

Jacqueline Santiago
203.857.7107 Office

203.514.1443 Cell

West 209E

Human Services, A.S.
Housatonic Community College

Human Service Behavioral Science, B.S.
Charter Oak State College

Counseling, M.S.
University of Bridgeport

Academic Advisor

Jose Luis Maldonado
203.857.7354 Office

203.522.2160 Cell

West 209H

Communication Studies, B.S.
Minor in Sociology
Eastern Connecticut State University

Student Affairs Administration, M.S.
Binghamton University (State University of New York)

Academic Advisor Specialist

Nedra Brien
203.857.6950 Office

203.552.1363 Cell

West 209I

Psychology, B.A.
University of Delaware 

Educational Studies, M.Ed.
Manhattanville College

Program Assistant Beth Lambert

Program Assistant

Beth Lambert

West 209

Business Marketing, B.S.
Providence College

Tutoring Staff

Essay Writing, ENG 096, 101 & MAT094
Personal and Scholarship essays (Study Skills)

Agnes Wilson
West 209

Tutor Phone: (203) 522-6682


Biology, B.S.
Kalamazoo College 

Law, J.D.
Temple University

MAT094, MAT 136/136E, MAT 172, MAT 186, MAT 201, MAT 254, CHEM 121 & 122

Hala Dadoush
West 209 

Tutor Phone: (203) 522-7634


Liberal Arts & Sciences: Math/Sciences, A.S.
Norwalk Community College 

Biology & Mathematics, B.S. (Pending Completion)
Southern Connecticut State University

BIO 105, BIO 121, BIO 211 (A&P I), BIO 212 (A&P II)

Azka Yaseen-Ansari
West 209

Tutor Phone: (203) 522-7392


Biology, B.S.
Metropolitan State College of Denver, CO

Microbiology, M.S.
Wagner College, Staten Island, NY