Meet the Advising & Peer Mentorship Office Staff

Center for Student Academic Success (CSAS) 

The Advising & Peer Mentorship Office

Second Floor of the Library Learning Commons 

Meet the Advising Team:

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Elizabeth Niemeyer
Director, Advising and Peer Mentorship
(401) 254-3281  


Otterbein University, B.A. Fine Arts/Art History

University of Akron, M.A. Higher Education Administration

Years at RWU: 8

Specialization: Exploring students, academic planning and counseling, strategic initiatives, manage staff and budget, Satisfactory Academic progress advising and financial aid liaison

Fun fact: I love to cook!

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Sarah Mayer
Senior Transfer & Pathways Academic Advisor
(401) 254-3001


Bristol Community College → Rhode Island College, B.A. Communications with a concentration in speech, language and hearing sciences

Rhode Island College, M.A. Higher Education Administration with a research focus on engagement strategies for non-traditional students 

Years at RWU: started Spring 2022

Specialization: Working with faculty and staff on transfer advocacy initiatives, mapping out semesters with current and prospective students to use transfer credits effectively, and developing new programming opportunities to increase campus integration of transfer and pathways students


Valerie Wolstenholme
Valerie Wolstenholme
Senior Academic Advisor
(401) 254-3188 


Bridgewater State University, B.A. English Literature with Minor in Writing, Rhetoric, and Communications

Bridgewater State University, M.Ed. Educational Leadership

Years at RWU: 2

Specialization: First-year student experience, peer mentorship best practices, and teaching college readiness skills


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Angela Raymond
Placement Coordinator & Academic Advisor 
(401) 254-3861


Roger Williams College, B.A. Social & Health Services and Healthcare Administration

Nova Southeastern University, M.A. Psychology

Bristol Community College, Certificate of Achievement in Thanatology and Funeral Service Preparatory

Years at RWU: 16



Meet the Advising and Peer Mentorship Graduate Assistants:

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Ana Cloutier
Graduate Assistant
Program of Study: M.A. Forensic & Legal Psychology


Roger Williams College, B.A. Psychology 

Roger Williams College, M.A. Forensic and Legal Psychology (in progress)

Years at RWU: 6

Fun fact: I'm a black belt in karate

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Hannah Baldwin
Graduate Assistant
Program of Study: M.A. Forensic & Legal Psychology


Lock Haven University, B.S. Psychology and Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice

Roger Williams College, M.A. Forensic and Legal Psychology (in progress)

Years at RWU: 1.5

Area of Focus: Racial and socioeconomic discrimination at pre-trial and how this influences court decisions


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David Perez
Graduate Assistant
Program of Study: M.S. Architecture


Roger Williams College, B.S. Architecture

Roger Williams College, M.S. Architecture (in progress)

Years at RWU: 5


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Trinity Kendrick
Graduate Assistant
Program of Study: M.S. Preservation Practices


Mount Holyoke College, B.A. Architectural Studies

Roger Williams College, M.S. Preservation Practices with a Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning (in progress)

Years at RWU:  Started Fall 2022

Area of Focus: Adaptive reuse in historic urban districts and evolution of public transit & walkability

Fun fact: I won second place in the 2021 World Handwriting Contest Adult Functional Division!