Meet the Advising Staff
Information for New Students
Both new and current students can click here to access MyWheelock for important information, forms, and resources.
Academic Advising will be sending out electronic newsletters throughout the year with important information regarding deadlines, advising support, and more! We'll also have each Be Advised! newsletter available here once it has been sent out:
Here are some helpful resources for new and current students:
Malcolm Pace, Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Malcolm has worked in the Academic Advising field since 2008 and is excited to continue his goal of paying it forward here at Wheelock College. A native of Brockton, MA, he graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Mathematics from the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, where he was a passionate student leader who advocated for his peers and surrounding community members. After his time at UMASS Dartmouth, he continued his education at Northeastern University in the College Student Development and Counseling program. It was there that he developed a passion for advising and started his working experience at Bunker Hill Community College in its advising and assessment department.
Aside from working in higher education, Malcolm is a devoted servant to the community who enjoys all types of challenging and thought-provoking tasks. He currently lives in Brockton with his wife and two sons.
Irina Nanagoulian, Academic Advisor/Student Success Specialist
Irina Nanagoulian previously worked as a counselor in the University Health and Counseling Services at Northeastern University. In that role, Irina helped students navigate the adjustment to college, explore interests, and grow to become thoughtful and responsible global citizens. Prior to this, she worked at the Women's Integrated Treatment and Recovery Program at the Brockton VA Hospital. Irina earned her Master's degree in Counseling from Boston University. She is actively involved with the local Armenian community and enjoys volunteering.
Elizabeth Vassallo, Academic Advisor/Student Success Specialist
Elizabeth Vassallo recently earned her Master's degree in School Counseling from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst after completing guidance counseling internships in the Holyoke and Watertown high schools. She gained experience in advising college students through her graduate assistantship as an Assistant Ombudsperson in the Vice Provost's Office where she helped students to address all manner of college-related issues.