Associate Director, TRIO Student Support services
Randy Schroeder has been at CFAR/TRIO-Student Support Services since 1997 and with various UNH departments since 1979. At the Center, his focus is on academic and personal support and major/career decision-making with undergraduates, and preparing for the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and graduate school, and creating written statements of purpose. Randy's background includes extensive work in academic advising, tutoring, career development, group presentations, outdoor/experiential education, and personal counseling. He has extensive experience with diverse populations, and supervises the UNH CONNECT Program. He has served as a high school counselor & teacher, cross-country coach, academic advisor, and works closely with the UNH McNair Program, the Department of Communication Sciences & Disorders, and Create Your Own Story.
As a professional in Student Support Services (a federal TRIO Program), Randy has co-chaired the annual New England Educational Opportunity Association (NEOA) Conference and TRIO Days, and served on the national TRIO Board of Directors for four years. He was awarded the UNH Presidential Award of Excellence in 2008, and served as co-chair of the President's Commission on the Status of People of Color.
Randy is an avid long-distance swimmer, runner, road cyclist, and kayaker, and (an almost-professional) photographer.