Denise Nelson

Director of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life

Denise is very excited to have joined the staff at the University of New England in July of 2018.   She is the Director of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life and as such provides vision and oversight to the department in support of the mission of the university.  After receiving both a bachelor’s degree in Child Development and a master’s degree in College Student Development from the University of Maine she went on to hold professional positions in student affairs in Maine,... Read More

Professional Staff

Charlie Haycook

Area Coordinator- Avila, Assisi, Siena, Padua

(207) 602-2680

Featherman Hall
Rm. 115

Charlie Haycook joined the Housing and Residential/Commuter Life team in July 2018 as the Area Coordinator of the Quad Area. Originally from Derry, New Hampshire, Charlie attended the University of New Hampshire and earned his Bachelor of Arts in Ancient/Medieval History. After graduating from UNH, Charlie moved to Salem, Massachusetts to begin his career in Student Affairs while attending the Master of Education in Higher Education in Student Affairs (HESA) program at Salem State University. While at SSU, he worked primarily... Read More


Career Coaching

Housing and Commuter Life


Will Johnson

Area Coordinator

Sokokis Hall

(207) 602-2797

Sokokis Residence Hall

William Johnson joined the University of New England staff in July of 2018 as an Area Coordinator. From Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, William went to Chestnut Hill College for his undegraduate degree in Psychology. Being fully exposed to student affairs through various student leadership positions William persued a Master's Degree in Counseling at Shippensburg University, with a specialization in College Student Personnel. Prior to employment at UNE, William was a Residence Director for Shippensburg University, gaining further experience in Residence Life &... Read More


Housing and Commuter Life

Brittany Lew

Area Coordinator

East and West Hall

(207) 602-2798

East Hall

Brittany Lew  joined the University of New England staff in August of 2016 as an Area Coordinator.  Originally from New Hampshire, Brittany went to Franklin Pierce University for undergraduate work and is currently at Southern New Hampshire University for graduate work, graduating with a BA in Criminal Justice and will be graduating in October with her M.S. in Higher Education Administration.  Prior to this position Brittany worked as a Gradaute Resident Director at Mount Ida College in Massachusetts.  Brittany's interests  include student success, student conduct, and living learning communities.... Read More


Housing and Commuter Life

Tiyana Mikell

Tiyana R. Mikell


Area Coordinator - Champlain & Frederick Hall

(207) 602-2795

East Hall

Tiyana Mikell joined the University of New England staff in July of 2018 from right outside of the area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Tiyana is a two time graduate from Shippensburg University with earning her Bachelors of Social Work for her undergraduate degree and then returning to earn her Masters of Science in Counseling with a concentration in College Student Personnel. While in her undergraduate career, Tiyana has worked in many offices including the Dean of Students, New Student Orientation, the... Read More


Residence Life

New Student Orientation

Student Activities

Multicultural Affairs

Anthony Montalbano

Associate Director of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life

(207) 602-2863

East Hall

Anthony(Tony) joined the University of New England staff in 2010 and  is the Associate Director in the Office of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life. Originally from Massachusetts, Tony is a two time graduate of New England College with BA in Environmental Studies and a MS in Organizational Management. Tony has been working with college students for over a decade and has worked at both private and public institutions in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Florida. Tony is a active member of ACUHO and NASPA... Read More

Val Skubick

Area Coordinator- Featherman Hall

(207) 602-2668

Featherman Hall

Val Skubick joined the University of New England staff in July 2017 as an Area Coordinator. Originally from Michigan, Valerie attended C.S. Mott Community College in Flint, MI before transferring to Grand Valley State University in Allendale, MI. Valerie completed her Bachelor's Degree from Grand Valley State University majoring in English with a minor in Elementary Education. Valerie attended Oakland University in Rochester, MI for her Master's Degree in Higher Education Leadership. Prior to this position Valerie worked as a Graduate Residence Director at Oakland University where... Read More