New MCC Enrollment Services Director Announced

(Bradenton, Fla., July 23, 2007) - Dr. Helen T. Meyer is the new enrollment services director at Manatee Community College (MCC). Meyer is the former director of Eckerd College's Sarasota Center for the Program for Experienced Learners and has taught and been a counselor for high-risk and other students at the community college level.

With Eckerd's Sarasota Center from its inception, she oversaw its growth from 40 to 200 students and its relocation to a new facility. The bachelor's degree program for adults now boasts more than 700 graduates. Meyer's responsibilities included staff supervision, evaluation of applicable experiential learning credits, recruiting, marketing and community outreach.

"At MCC, I want to solidify what's already being done to expand and streamline student services in order to promote student success. Meeting needs related to College growth, particularly at MCC Lakewood Ranch, and outreach efforts will be issues requiring attention," said Meyer.

Before coming to Florida, Meyer taught and worked as a counselor at Raritan Valley Community College, Somerville, N.J., and at Passaic County Community College, Paterson, N.J. While working as a graduate assistant at Montclair State University, Upper Montclair, N.J., she co-founded a Women Helping Women volunteer peer counseling program.

An active community servant, Meyer is first vice president of Friends of Selby Public Library and a member of the Economic Development Corporation (Sarasota); Sarasota Human Resources Association; Sarasota, Manatee and Venice Area chambers of commerce; and Downtown Partnership (Sarasota).

Meyer has an Ed.D. from Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., and is a National Certified Counselor. She has master's and bachelor's degrees from Montclair State University.

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