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Life at Carthage

Student Affairs Staff

The Division of Student Affairs is focused on developing community, supporting students, and empowering students for success. This is achieved through the programs and services of the following departments and functions:

  • Dean of Students Office (Student Conduct and Residential Life) 
  • Student Involvement Office
  • Center for Student Success
  • Center for Faith and Spirituality 
  • Health and Counseling Center  

Below are the staff and offices located in the Todd Wehr Center. The Center for Faith and Spirituality is located in the A. F. Siebert Chapel. The Health and Counseling Center is located in the N. E. Tarble Athletic and Recreation Center.

Dean of Students Office

  • Kimberlie Goldsberry

    Vice President for Student Affairs; Dean of Students

    As Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Kimberlie Goldsberry directs the College’s efforts in residence life, student activities, Greek life, health and counseling, faith and spirituality, multicultural affairs, leadership development, new student orientation, and the disciplinary process.

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    262-551-5800
  • Nick Winkler

    Associate Dean of Students

    Nick currently serves as the Associate Dean of Students. In this role he is primarily responsible for Housing and Residence Life at the College. Nick has also been a College Success Seminar instructor and assists with the Character Quest program.

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    262-551-5800
  • Tammy Broesch

    Administrative Assistant

    Tammy assists in the management of all services available to students in the Division of Student Affairs. She provides support for the Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students and all office staff, and supervises the student staff.

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    262-551-5800

 

Residential Life

 

Center for Student Success

  • Carrie Espinosa

    Director for the Center for Student Success

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    262-551-6196
  • Evan Frejo

    First Year Advisor

    Evan helps international and transfer students navigate academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular life at Carthage.

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    262-551-5877
  • Michael Larry

    First Year Advisor

    A 1989 Carthage graduate, Mike has previously served as an assistant football coach, Johnson Hall Director, and director of the Black Student Union.

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    262-551-5767
  • Alejandro Medellin

    First Year Advisor

    Alejandro is responsible for advising incoming freshmen in the social sciences, teaching College Success Seminar courses, and leading programming affiliated with the Carthage Academic Achievement Program.

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    262-551-5894
  • Anna Thompson

    First Year Advisor

    Anna works primarily with undecided students, as well as some transfer students, with a focus on improving the support for first-generation and low-income students at Carthage.

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    262-551-5716
  • Joseph Towey

    First Year Advisor

    Joseph helps newly enrolled nursing and humanities students navigate academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular life at Carthage.

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    262-551-5768
  • Pa Houa Xiong

    First Year Advisor

    Pa Houa is also bilingual in Hmong and English and is grounded in servant leadership as an AmeriCorps alumna through City Year Milwaukee.

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    262-551-5760

Student Involvement

  • Becky Windberg

    Assistant Dean of Students; Director of Student Involvement

    Becky is the Director of Student Activities. She has a master’s degree in college student personnel from Bowling Green State University. She received her bachelor’s degree in public relations at Illinois State University.

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    262-551-5800
  • Roger Moreano

    Assistant Director of Student Involvement for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs

    Roger is the Assistant Director of Student Involvement for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Programs. He provides direct academic support to underrepresented students, student organizations, and first generation students.

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    262-551-6531
  • Lance Thompson

    Assistant Director of Student Involvement and Campus Activities

    Lance Thompson is the Assistant Director of Involvement at Carthage College. He has an extensive professional background student programming, events, student government, and clubs. 

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    262-551-6537

 

  • Quick Facts

    • Carthage is named a Best Midwestern College by The Princeton Review (2017), a designation given to only 25 percent of four-year schools.

    • Scheduled to open in fall 2018, a new residential tower will offer suite-style housing and two floors of shared campus spaces for gaming, cooking, group meetings, or quiet studying. Learn more about The Tower

    • You’re going to need brain fuel. Grab a morning coffee and a snack and Starbucks or Einstein Bros. Bagels. Later, meet friends at “The Caf,” where the specials change daily but the staples are constant, or swing through “The Stu” for wins, a burrito, or a sub. A new option, Carthage Cash, even covers some off-campus meals.

    • 96% of Carthage alumni report that they have secured a job or are continuing their studies six months after graduation. Visit Career Services.

    • 91% of employers say critical thinking, communication, and problem-solving skills matter more than your major when it comes to career success. Learn more about how the liberal arts prepare you for a successful career.

    • Lots of schools wear the four-year label. Carthage stands behind it. 95% of Carthage graduates earn their degrees in four years. Learn more

    • Oscars. Emmys. Tonys. Golden Globes. The playwrights we’ve brought in have them. Each year, the Carthage Theatre Department commissions an original script by a renowned playwright for its New Play Initiative. Carthage students then work with the writer to stage it. 

    • As a freshman in the highly selective Honors Program, learn how to gain expertise in anything from music to forest ecology. After that, tackle a contemporary social, economic, or political problem. If you like, you can live on an Honors-only floor of a Carthage residence hall. 

    • In 2016 and 2017, Carthage was named a top producer of Fulbright Scholars by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

    • Things look new at Carthage because they are. Our athletic and recreation center, student union, computer labs, audiovisual production suite, and numerous residence halls have all been constructed or newly renovated in the last 10 years. Our new science center caps it off.

    • Carthage offers majors, minors and concentrations in more than 50 areas of study, from archaeology to athletic training, neuroscience to music theatre.

    • Our Summer Undergraduate Research Experience offers select students a research budget, one-on-one mentoring with a professor, and 10 weeks of analyzing, deciphering — and getting paid.

    • So the lake is kind of a focal point, but there’s a lot more to love about our campus — like the fact that our 80-acre campus is also an arboretum and wildlife sanctuary. Focused on keeping campus lush forever, we plant between 50 and 75 new trees every year from a variety of species.

    • Carthage was founded in 1847. That’s more than 170 years of leaders, makers, and go-getters going out and going forth. Read more about Carthage’s rich history.

    • More than 90 percent of our students receive financial aid, a hefty chunk of which is scholarships and grants — including $1.25 million annually from the Presidential Scholarship Competition and numerous Merit Scholarships. Learn what’s available.

    • Abraham Lincoln was an early Trustee of the College, and U.S. Secretary of State John Hay was a Carthage alum. The two still have a proud place on our campus. Spend some time with them in our Sesquicentennial Plaza. On warm days you’ll find professors leading their classes here.

    • Come to Carthage; hear yourself think — think … think …
      Legend has it that Sesquicentennial Plaza holds a perfect echo. Just stand with both your feet on the “1847,” face Straz, and start talking. “You’re the only one who can hear you, but you’ll be crystal clear,” promises English and theatre alumna Mikaley Osley.

    • Our Great Lake provides Carthage students with some amazing views. Think classes on the beach, lake views from the lab, and sunrises from your dorm room. “I love waking up in the morning with the sun shining off the lake. Nothing compares to the view in the morning,” says biology and neuroscience major Ann O’Leary.

    • Carthage awards up to 30 Presidential Scholarships each year, which range from 75% tuition up to full tuition, room, and board. Learn more.

    • For a full decade, NASA has selected Carthage students to conduct research aboard its zero-gravity aircraft. Lately, the stakes have risen. A team of underclassmen is grinding to prepare a tiny but powerful Earth-imaging satellite for launch to the International Space Station. Learn more about the space sciences at Carthage

    • Carthage is the only college or university in the Midwest where every freshman takes a full-year sequence of foundational texts of the Western intellectual tradition. Learn about the Carthage core.

    • With a student-faculty ratio of 12:1, your professors will know who you are. They will also know who you want to be — and how to get you there. Meet our faculty.

    • There are more than 120 student organizations on campus, from Amnesty International to Chemistry Club, to Frisbee and Latin Belly Dancing. See how easy it is to get involved.

    • True story: There are more than 27 art galleries, a dozen museums, and nine theatres within 25 miles of Carthage. Some highlights: The nationally recognized Racine Art Museum, the world-renowned Art Institute of Chicago, and the Milwaukee Art Museum. Learn more about our location.

    • What’s better than one professor? Two professors. What’s better than two professors? Two professors from totally different fields teaching a single class. There’s debate. Discussion. Differing perspectives. This is where the magic happens. That’s why every student takes a Carthage Symposium.

    • Imagine presenting your original research at an international conference — as an undergraduate. Carthage is dedicated to undergraduate research. Learn more about current opportunities.

    • You can’t hide here — not with only 17 other students in the classroom with you. That’s going to be rough some mornings. But later, when you’re able to argue your point of view thoughtfully, express your opinions succinctly, and meet challenges head-on, without fear … Yep, you’ll thank us.

    • Carthage is ranked No. 11 in the country for student participation in short-term study abroad. Every J-Term, hundreds of students travel all over the world on faculty-led study tours. Imagine a month in Sweden, Rome, Cuba, Senegal, India, Japan …

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