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Braelin Pantel
Associate Vice President, Student Engagement & Wellness / Dean of Students


303-615-0220



bpantel@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
311

Campus Box Number:
74


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Bio:

Braelin Pantel has worked at MSU Denver since 2010. Prior to coming to the University, Braelin worked in several student affairs departments at other Colorado colleges, including in student activities, leadership programming, international student services, disability services, new student orientation and student conduct. Braelin holds a B.S. in psychology from Union College in Schenectady, New York, an M.A. in Higher Education Administration with an emphasis on student development and is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs Leadership. When she’s not working (or studying herself…), Braelin enjoys vegetarian cooking, backpacking along the Colorado Trail and spending time with her family, including her chocolate lab Ghirardelli (‘Delli’) and cat, Basmati.



Katie Joyce
Special Projects Manager/Assistant to the AVP/Dean of Students


303-615-0220



kjoyce4@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
311

Campus Box Number:
74


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Dave Haden
Associate Dean, Student Engagement & Wellness


303-615-0220



dhaden@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
311

Campus Box Number:
74


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Bio:

Dave Haden joined the MSU Denver team in January 2017 as Associate Dean for Student Engagement and Wellness. After growing up in Iowa, Dave earned a B.S. in Business Administration at Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri and M.S. in Counselor Education and Educational Psychology (Student Personnel Administration emphasis) at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas. Dave has worked on a number of university campuses prior to his current role, most recently as Associate Dean/Director of Housing and Residence Life at Emerson College in Boston. Additionally, Dave has worked in nonprofit program management and as a movie theatre manager. Away from the office, Dave enjoys exploring all that Denver and Colorado have to offer, playing with his cats, reading, and watching baseball. 



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Thomas Ragland
Director of Student Accountability & Behavioral Intervention


303-615-0220



traglan1@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
311

Campus Box Number:
74


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Erica Quintana-Garcia MSW
Director of the Student Care Center


303-615-0220



equint11@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
311

Campus Box Number:
74


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Erica Quintana-Garcia joined the MSU Denver Dean of Students team in 2017. Erica was raised in Colorado and attended Colorado State University in Fort Collins, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science & Ethnic Studies. She then attended Metropolitan State University of Denver where she earned her Masters of Social Work degree. As an administrator in higher education, she has years of experience working in admissions, advising, and the registrar’s office. As well as mental health experience working with trauma-informed care as a victim advocate and counselor. During her free time, she enjoys traveling, sports, and spending time with family and friends.  



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Elise Krumholz
Coordinator for Student Conflict Resolution Services


303-615-0220



ekrumhol@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
311

Campus Box Number:
74


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Bio:

Elise joined the MSU Denver Dean of Students team in 2018. Elise earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Sociology & Anthropology from the University of Redlands in California, but eventually returned to Denver in 2010. Elise has worked in a variety of roles, all connected to conflict resolution in one way or another. Her experience includes working in high schools facilitating restorative justice conferences, working with young individuals experiencing homelessness, teaching classes to adults on parole, and coordinating a youth diversion program rooted in restorative principles. Following her passion, Elise earned her Maters of Arts in Conflict Resolution from the University of Denver. Outside of work, Elise enjoys reading, traveling, photography, and spending time with her family and two dogs.



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Josh Oakland
Student Conduct and Behavioral Intervention Coordinator


303-615-0220



joaklan1@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Campus Box Number:
74


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Alicia Milanowski, MA
Associate Director of Basic Needs and Public Benefit Initiatives


303-615-0220



amilanow@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
311 A

Campus Box Number:
74


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Bio:

Alicia Milanowski began working as the Temporary Case Manager at MSU Denver in March 2019. Prior to beginning her role at MSU Denver, Alicia served as the Coordinator for Basic Needs & CARE at California State University Channel Islands, where she also earned her B.A. in Liberal Studies and M.A. in Education with an emphasis in Higher Educational Leadership. Alicia has a passion for serving students in need and assisting them in meeting their educational and professional goals. In her spare time, Alicia loves spending quality time with friends and family, going on fun adventures to explore beautiful Colorado and practicing yoga.

 



Miguel Huerta, LSW
Case Manager/EPIC Scholars Coordinator


303-615-0220



mhuerta6@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
Tivoli 311

Campus Box Number:
74


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Bio:

Miguel Huerta is proud to be serving the Roadrunners of MSU Denver. As a Chicano who was born and raised in Denver, he is thrilled to be home after 6 years of working and living in Philadelphia. Miguel attained a Masters of Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania and holds a certificate in Trauma Informed Practices from Bryn Mawr School of Social Work. Miguel was the first college graduate in his family with a Bachelors in Psychology from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. Miguel is a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Move Mountains Project in San Luis, Colorado. He is also an alum of the New Leaders Council and a founding Fellow of the League of Creative Interventionists. This poet aspires to catalyze self­-empowerment and community action through art and an understanding of human heritage.



Peter Concepcion
Cohort Program Coordinator and Case Manager


303-615-0006



pconcepc@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Campus Box Number:
74


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Jesse Wooldridge
Office Manager & Case Management Assistant


303-615-0006



jwooldr2@msudenver.edu

Position Role:
Full-Time Staff

Office Location:
TV

Office Number:
Tivoli 311

Campus Box Number:
74


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