ASC Welcome Desk at the Academic Success Center

General Tutoring & Welcome Desk Coordinator

Nichole Merris

Nichole Merris

Nichole is currently a UCF student studying physics. After graduation, Nichole plans to teach physics to high school students.

Her passion is in education advocacy for underrepresented groups. Besides math and physics, Nichole enjoys yoga, herbalism and art.

Assistant Coordinators

Darla Smith

Darla Smith

A few of my favorite things:

- VW Safari Busses

- Tie Dye t-shirts

- Georgia Football: "Go Dawgs! Sic 'Em! Woof! Woof! Woof!"

- Miami Football: "Phins Up!"

Ultimate goal in life: To live in a cottage by the sea!

 

Christen Costello

Christen Costello

Christen has worked in various departments at Valencia including Supplemental Learning and General Tutoring (US Government, History and American Sign Language).

She graduated from UCF with her B.S. in Social Science Education and is currently a high school AVID teacher. Her goal is to continue inspiring her students to reach their fullest potential and go to the college of their dreams. She enjoys theater, adventure and all things England. God Save the Queen. CHEERS!

 

Alex Higgins

Alex Higgins

I love the ASC! Planning to go to dental school, go Orlando City!

 

Welcome Desk Staff

Areana George

Areana George

I love music, reading, and shopping!

 

Edwin Jones

Darlene Anderson

2 kids. 2 grandkids. Psychology Major. Marvel and D.C. Fan. Loves Dogs.

 

Edwin Jones

Edwin Jones

 I love to eat and enjoy out door activities.

 

Kisha Ratliff

Kisha Ratliff

Current Valencia student working on my degrees in medical office administration and office administration. US Marine Corps veteran. Mother of two daughters. I love to travel with my daughters.