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Rachel Veretto

Program Director III, Transitions Center

Educational Background

2009 – MA, Educational Leadership, University of Northern Colorado

2003 – BA, Women’s Studies, University of Minnesota

Professional Background

Rachel’s career in higher education began as an undergraduate advising and teaching assistant at the University of Minnesota. Since joining Aims in 2005, she has served in a variety of roles ranging from evaluating transfer credits and providing academic advising to teaching first-year experience courses. Her contributions also extend to developing academic success, leadership and career readiness programming, establishing the Aims2UNC program, and actively supporting the institution's assessment of student learning and accreditation efforts. Rachel is dedicated to fostering environments where both students and staff feel supported in working and learning as their authentic selves. Her guiding principle is: "Come as you are; what matters to you matters to me."

Personal Interests

Rachel finds the most joy in the company of her two daughters, husband, and friends. When not at work, she loves wearing pajamas, indulging in true crime documentaries, finding flow in cleaning and paint-by-numbers, and enjoying food made with love.