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Last updated: 5/21/20

Dear SSS Students:

We are here for you! Some SSS staff will remain available online throughout the summer. This message will be updated regularly to provide the most up-to-date information you need regarding SSS services.

Stay updated on the situation by checking UWL's COVID-19 Info page

Connect with SSS Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.: 

General Inquiries: Chat on Teams   | Email | Call 608.785.8535

Advising: Advising coordinator Megan Gosse is available all summer long via email ( and Teams Chat.

Tutoring: Writing Specialist Luke Fannin is available June 10 - August 10 via email ( and Teams Chat.

Hope you have a great summer!


The SSS Team

The SSS Peer Coaching Program is an outreach program for first year students new to SSS. Student coaches, who are continuing SSS Students, will be paired with SSS first-year students. Peer Coaches will meet individually with their assigned first-year students throughout the semester and mentor them in the following areas:

  • Identifying and implementing successful study strategies
  • Identifying effective success tools
  • Encourage students in their personal adjustment to campus life
  • Foster involvement in campus activities

Sign up now!

The SSS Peer Coaching Program is now a certified International Mentor Training program, as recognized by the College Reading & Learning Association!


Students who are interested in becoming a coach should see the “Become a Peer Coach” tab on this webpage.

New first-year SSS students wishing to receive a peer coach should speak with your assigned SSS advisor.

Meet our new peer coaches! Interested in being one of them? Apply now or contact Nate Emerson for more details.


Rachel Bluhm

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Medford, MN
Major: Psychology, Pre-OT
Minor: At-Risk Child & Youth Care
Fun Facts:
 I like to stay active, sing, work on crafts, and hang out with my friends and family. I love children and can't wait to work with them someday as a pediatric OT!
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: It's so nice to have an advisor to help guide you and make the transition into college easier, and to have tutors who have already taken the classes you are in. 


Hannah Ellenbecker

Year: Junior
Hometown: Athens, WI
Major: Nuclear Medicine Technology
Fun Facts: I have been to Mexico, Las Vegas, and Florida twice each within the past year. I go rifle hunting, and I like to fish and ice fish with my dad.  
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: I don't have to go out into the cold to have a quite place to study after class in Centennial Hall! And the treats. All of the treats.



Mary Govek

Year: Senior
Hometown: Verona, WI
Majors: Psychology & Biology
Fun Facts: I love to do Zumba with my friends, and I am a huge nerd for Harry Potter and Game of Thrones  
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: All of the wonderful people I've been introduced to, students and staff! 


Cameron Heiman

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Cottage Grove, WI
Major: Psychology
Minor: Spanish
Fun Facts: I am a first-generational college student, I am left-handed, and I love spending time outside!  
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: I love all the resources SSS has available and everyone is always friendly! 


Valerie Jones

Year: Senior
Hometown: Oregon, WI
Majors: Economics & Finance
Minor: Sustainable Business
Fun Facts: I want to have five dogs of varying sizes when I am older, and I love the winter.
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: The awesome SSS tutors available to help us with classes!


Lucy Lee

Year: Junior
Hometown: La Crosse, WI 
Major: Therapeutic Recreation, Pre-OT
Minor: Psychology
Fun Facts: I'm the youngest of nine children & my right shoulder is double jointed. I love music and play a little guitar and ukelele. 
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: I love the friendly faces and environment. It's my second home. 

Jordan Nagel

Year: Senior
Hometown: Antigo, WI 
Major: Psychology
Minor: Child Youth Care
Fun Facts: I love the Pittsburgh Penguins. and  I was named after the actress in the movie Cocktail. 
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: The fun, helpful, and supporting people I have met in such a short amount of time. As well as the number of services SSS provides to a student. 


Tatyana Norrington

Year: Junior
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Major: Computer Science & Software Engineering
Minor: Spanish
Fun Facts: I speak three languages, and I love to draw.
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: The endless support and help with my classes, especially math.



Emily Rolf

Year: Junior
Hometown: Waconia, MN
Major: Exercise & Sport Science, Pre-PT
Minor: Psychology
Fun Facts: I enjoy outdoor activities and spending time with friends and family.
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: The helpful advisors.



Ashley Schoenbeck

Year: Senior
Hometown: Oconomowoc, WI
Major: Therapeutic Recreation, Pre-OT
Minor: Spanish
Fun Facts: I lived in Europe this summer (and visited 9 countries!) & also accidentally hit Justin Bieber in the face.
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: Free printing, tutoring, and all the nice people I have met!



Matthew Vehlow

Year: Junior
Hometown: Wausau, WI
Major: Public Health, Pre-PA
Fun Facts: I love to roller blade/ice skate, and I am first-generation American 
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: All of the really amazing people I have met.



Maiblia Vue

Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Major: Undeclared
Fun Facts: I love watching dramas, and every time I see books, I want to sleep.
Favorite thing about being part of SSS: SSS provides a lot of opportunity for students who are SSS scholars.

Student Support Services (SSS) Peer Coaching

In 2016, Student Support Services initiated an outreach program for freshmen new to SSS. Student coaches, who are continuing SSS students, will be paired with several SSS first-year students. The position is paid. There will be training at the start of the semester and training will continue periodically throughout the semester. Each coach will work with approximately 6 students throughout the semester. We encourage you to look over the duties and expectations and decide if this is an opportunity for you to pursue. 


  • In good academic standing 
  • Commitment for the entire academic year
  • Initiative to work with a variety of students
  • Proactive in scheduling meetings and building relationships that encourage student success 
  • Good communication skills
  • A broad knowledge of campus resources
  • Adequate time to devote to serving as a peer coach


  1. Provide individual academic coaching with new SSS freshmen through individual meetings throughout the Spring semester
  2. Assist students in identifying and implementing successful study strategies
  3. Support students in their academic success by identifying effective success tools 
  4. Encourage students in their personal adjustment to campus life
  5. Foster involvement in campus activities
  6. Build a relationship with each student you are coaching
  7. Attend all training sessions provided by SSS staff


  1. Time commitment is greater at the start of the semester (3-4 hours/week) and then lessens. 
  2. Meetings with coached students conducted later in the semester can be face to face or virtual
  3. Accurate and timely records are maintained 
  4. Attend training for approximately 1 hour/week for first half of SEM I and periodically after that

If you wish to pursue being a coach, please submit the completed application to Nate Emerson (