Lynnette Ann Cebollero

Administrative Assistant

lac256@miami.edu

Pentland House
1238 Dickinson Dr
Room 130.01
Lynnette provides administrative support for the Office of Academic Enhancement.  She assists with programming, prepares financial reports, reconciles accounts, and supervises front office operations.  Her professional experience includes work in the fields of education, mortgages, administrative management and general...

April L Dobbins

Director, Programs

a.dobbins@miami.edu

(305) 284-5387
Pentland House
1238 Dickinson Dr
Room 140A
April Dobbins serves as the Director of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships and the Honors Program in the Office of Academic Enhancement. She advises students seeking opportunities through internationally competitive awards such as the Rhodes Scholarship and the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. She also acts as the University liaison for several...

Christopher Doell

Director, Programs of Academic Excellence
Senior Advisor, Residential Colleges

cdoell@miami.edu

(305) 284-3194
Pentland House
1238 Dickinson Dr
Room 130H
Chris manages all aspects of the Programs of Academic Excellence, including a comprehensive academic support program that helps students maximize their experience at UM.  His primary focus is on cultivating supportive one-on-one advising relationships, creating deliberate connections to faculty and campus resources, and developing...

Whitley M Johnson

Sr. Advisor, Academic

wmj13@miami.edu

Pentland House
1238 Dickinson Dr
Room 130G
Whitley M. Johnson serves as the Senior Academic Advisor for Diversity and Inclusion. In this newly created position, Whitley designs and oversees Empower Me First, a diversity and inclusion initiative that enhances underrepresented and first generation students’ access to academic and professional development opportunities and...

Michelle Gonzalez Maldonado

Professor
Assistant Provost of Undergraduate Education
Director of the Office of Academic Enhancement
Senior Residential Faculty

mmaldonado@miami.edu

(305) 284-9782
Ashe Administration Building
1252 Memorial Dr
Room 510
Dr. Michelle Maldonado is Professor of Religious Studies, Assistant Provost of Undergraduate Education and Director of the Office of Academic Enhancement at the University of Miami. She received her Ph.D. in Systematic and Philosophical Theology at the Graduate Theological Union in Berkeley, California in 2001. Her research and teaching...

Jeanette Remy

Office Manager

jremy@miami.edu

(305) 284-3350
Pentland House
1238 Dickinson Dr
Room 130F
Jeanette Remy serves as the Office Manager with the Office of Academic Enhancement. In her current role, she runs the administrative and budget operations for the department and serves as a scholarship advisor for Ronald A. Hammond Scholars. Prior to joining the OAE, Jeanette served as the Office Supervisor for Hecht Residential College in the...

Jorge Smith

Manager, Programs

j.smithcarbajal@umiami.edu

(305) 284-5385
Pentland House
1238 Dickinson Dr
Room 140B
Jorge oversees and manages all aspects of the General Honors Program, a branch of Prestigious Awards and Fellowships at the Office of Academic Enhancement. In addition to advising honors students, Jorge organizes the Honors Day Convocation (designed to recognize distinguished undergraduates from all disciplines, outstanding members of the...

Kristine A Stephenson

Sr. Program Coordinator

kstephenson@miami.edu

(305) 284-3349
Pentland House
1238 Dickinson Dr
Room 130J
Kristine Stephenson serves as the Senior Program Coordinator for the Programs of Academic Excellence. She supports students’ transition to college and advises students on ways to expand their educational trajectory.  Kristine has spent the last 18 years serving and advocating for underserved and underrepresented in the field...

Michael Stokes

Sr. Advisor, Residential Colleges

m.stokes1@miami.edu

(305) 284-8794
Hecht Res Coll-Commons
1231 Dickinson Dr
Room 113
Michael Stokes serves as the Senior Academic Advisor, Residential Colleges working with students in our first year buildings, Eaton, Hecht, and Stanford. Michael oversees the First Year Fellows (FYFs) and works with residential faculty, FYFs, and residential life staff to implement academic initiatives that support students with academic...