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Student Affairs

The purpose of the Office of Student Affairs is to advocate for the success and wellness of each student and the student body as a whole by serving as a coach to students and as a liaison between students and all other curricular and extra-curricular departments at the college and university levels.

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COMP & COMP-Northwest Office of Student Affairs


  • Advocates for collective and individual student needs

  • Connects students to resources based on their individual needs

  • Assists students in optimizing their personal “brand” and maximizing their residency options

  • Guides students towards healthy and sustainable relationships with patients, colleagues, faculty and staff

  • Collaborates with faculty and key departments to achieve the best student educational outcomes

  • Encourages students to stay healthy and achieve balance between life and school

  • Implements innovative strategies for supporting and caring for our students

  • Models humanism and the highest professional and ethical standards

  • Promotes effective communication, cultural awareness, and inclusivity

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Michelle Park, EdD

COMP

Associate Dean, Student Affairs

michellepark@westernu.edu

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Mirabelle Fernandes Paul, EdD

COMP-Northwest

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs

mfernandespaul@westernu.edu

Support Staff

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David Benton

COMP

Assistant Director, Student Affairs and Special Events

bentond@westernu.edu

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Shauna Lieu, MS

COMP-Northwest

Assistant Director, Student Affairs

slieu@westernu.edu

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Tom A. Fox, MSHS

COMP

Director, Outreach and Strategic Partnerships

tafox@westernu.edu

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Pamela Nunn, BA

COMP

Administrative Associate

pnunn@westernu.edu

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Trashon Taylor

COMP

Coordinator

ttaylor@westernu.edu

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Geddy Kowanda

COMP-Northwest

Coordinator

gkowanda@westernu.edu

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Darlene Bowyer

COMP/COMP-Northwest

SPC Coordinator

dbowyer@westernu.edu