In March 2014, Shoshana joined the School of Engineering’s advising team and currently advises Undecided Engineering, Regional Campus and Exploring Engineering students. Shoshana assumed the role of Assistant Director of Advising for Student Transitions in January 2019. Shoshana’s primary responsibilities are to advise engineering students at all UConn campuses regarding course scheduling, degree planning, and career enhancement. She also teaches multiple courses to support transition, monitors student progress, assists during academic and personal difficulties, and coordinates prospective engineering and orientation registration sessions. Additionally, Shoshana serves as an advocate and resource for her students to help them find opportunities that will enhance their experience at UConn and beyond.
Shoshana serves on the University Scholastic Standards committee and various other University committees. She co-directs the Transfer Connections House learning community and is a UConn Connects Mentor, UConn Career Champion, TME staff liaison, and First Year Learning Experience facilitator. Shoshana was named a 2017-2018 FYE Instructor of the Year, 2019 Outstanding UConn Connects Mentor, and most recently received the 2020-2021 Outstanding Undergraduate Staff Advisor Award.
Shoshana completed both her B.S. in Human Development and Family Studies and M.A. in Educational Psychology at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT. Shoshana’s professional experiences in education over the past decade have helped shape her holistic approach to the field of advising.
In her free time, Shoshana enjoys golfing and keeping her active toddler busy.