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 fiancée and young son.
Meghan Cassidy, Student Success Specialist
Growing up not too far from Boston, Meghan Cassidy is excited to be back in New England working at Wheelock College as a Student Success Specialist. She graduated from Assumption College with a B.A. in English and Spanish and later completed her M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs at the University of South Carolina.
Through her student leadership as an undergraduate and graduate assistantship at the University of South Carolina, Meghan developed a passion for working with student leaders and first-year students. Having co-taught two sections of a first-year seminar at the University of South Carolina, Meghan has experience working with first-year students in their transition to college. Also having served as an academic success coach and creator of the Student Success Call Center at the University of South Carolina, Meghan is a strong supporter of student outreach and understands the importance and value of the holistic college experience that is infused within Wheelock College's campus culture.
Aside from working with students, Meghan also enjoys traveling, learning about different cultures and languages, and spending time in Cape Cod. She is also a Boston sports fan.
Juliet Ramirez, Student Success Specialist - Transfer Advisor
A native of the Bronx, NY, Juliet received her B.A. in Sociology and Intergroup Relations (IGR) minor from Skidmore College and her M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from Merrimack College. Having previously served as a TRIO student success advisor at Middlesex Community College, Juliet has experience in advising a diverse range of students and helping students to transfer into 4-year institutions as well as teaching a first year experience course. Juliet strongly supports the bridging of Academic Affairs and Student Life as a comprehensive approach to promoting student success. She is excited to be serving as the Transfer Advisor at Wheelock, an institution that values the importance of holistic education.
As a strong advocate for creating inclusive spaces, Juliet's undergraduate experience influenced her higher education career. As an undergraduate senior, she co-facilitated a 2-Credit "Multi-Racial Identity Dialogue" course with Skidmore College students. During her Masters fellowship, she facilitated and engaged in intergroup dialogue with students in the Multicultural Center at Middlesex. After completing her Master's program, she was hired as a program consultant for the Graduate School of Higher Education at Merrimack College to pilot a Graduate Dialogue program.
Aside from working in higher education, Juliet enjoys reading books, watching the full moon, embracing her Garifuna culture and directing Community Theater and Performances.
David Reed, Student Success Specialist
A native of New Jersey, David received both his B.A. in Human Development and M.A. in Developmental and Educational Psychology from Boston College. Having worked with numerous student groups during his time as an undergrad, and working closely with incoming first year students during his graduate program at Boston College led David down a path toward being a resource and strong advocate for students.
His passion for social justice and educational equality is a motivating factor in his daily life. It is for these reasons he came to Wheelock College in September of 2012 to take on the role of Student Success Specialist, in which works closely with first-year students as an advisor, guide, and source of support.
In David's spare time, he enjoys watching movies, reading good books, and just enjoying all that Boston has to offer.