Concern. Assessment. Response. Evaluation. Support.
The Columbia-Greene CARES Team provides personalized outreach to students experiencing barriers that may pose a risk to academic progression. These barriers may be academic or personal in nature.
If you are in need of assistance or would like to make a referral on behalf of a student, please use this CARES Referral Form below. You may also reach out to any member of the team directly.
- Ember Traino – Director of Student Success, Chair
- Maria Ostrander – Director of Health Services
- Jess Sachs – Bursar
- Catherine Carlson – Director of Accessibility Services
- Julia Podpora – Counselor in Office of Advising, Career, & Transfer Services
- Erica Nance – Academic Success Coach & Adjunct Instructor
- Matthew Kenny – Associate Professor of Science
- Michael Cotrone – Assistant Professor of Science
- KellyAnn Radzik – Director of Career Services & Experiential Learning
- Jon Coller-Takahashi – Registrar
- Andrew Ledoux – Dean of Student Development