Meet the Staff

Patricia Whelan

Patricia K. Whelan

Associate Director of Career Services

WhelanP1@SouthernCT.edu
Wintergreen 119
Tel: 203-392-6536
Fax: 203-392-6541

M.S., Counseling, Southern Connecticut State University
B.S., Elementary Education, Southern Connecticut State University

Mrs. Whelan joined the staff of the Career Center in January 2004. She has worked in several offices at the University including Admissions, Financial Aid and Registrar; holding the position of Director of Extended Learning before joining the Career Center. Mrs. Whelan brings a diverse background and strong commitment to helping students succeed with their academic and career journey. She coordinates the Cooperative Education helping students gain valuable career-related work experience and earn elective credit.

Gerry PrinceGeraldine F. Prince

Coordinator of Employer Recruitment Programs

PrinceG1@SouthernCT.edu
Wintergreen 119
Tel: 203-392-6536
Fax: 203-392-6541

M.S., Counseling, Southern Connecticut State University
B.A., Psychology, Quinnipiac College


Ms. Prince is a broadly dedicated professional who imparts committed and dedicated service to Southern Connecticut State University. During her tenure Ms. Prince has gained experience in both The Office of Financial Aid and Residence Life. As the Coordinator of Employment Recruitment Programs Ms Prince focuses on building partnerships with employers for current students and alumni for the prospect of employment opportunities. She embraces the value of professionalism and works diligently with all students in developing optimal skills throughout their entire career planning process. Ms. Prince's most favorable aspect of employment at the University is the growth, in a magnitude of areas accomplished by students. She views herself as a role model and mentor, with the success of Southern's students always at her forefront.

Maria VasquezMaria M. Vasquez

Secretary

VasquezM3@SouthernCT.edu
Wintergreen 119
Tel: 203-392-6536
Fax: 203-392-6541





Mrs. Vasquez joined the Southern community in January 2008. Maria worked for the Department of Social Services in the New Haven office before transferring to Southern Connecticut State University. As a Secretary she enjoys welcoming more than 5000 annual visitors to the Center for Career Services and provides exceptional services with poise and professionalism.  She also provides vital support for several career programs and events and is an essential team at Southern.