Tuffy's Graduation Scholar's Team

We are here to support your success! 

Schedule to meet with the TGS team using TitanNet! Instructions on how to schedule a meeting can be found herePDF File .

 

melissa romo

Contact Melissa:  meromo@fullerton.edu

Melissa Romo, MSW

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs

Welcome Class of 2023! I am pleased to serve as your Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and look forward to supporting your academic, professional, and personal success.  My role is to assist you in your journey here at Cal State Fullerton whether that include getting involved, connecting you to campus resources, informing you of scholarships, or supporting you in addressing a sensitive personal issue.

How I can support you

I work closely with university colleagues and faculty/staff in all the colleges promote your success as a student and I am available and very excited to help you navigate the University and create your CSUF experience. I am here to be of assistance. Remember to always ask if you are unsure of some procedures, available resources, concerns and so on!

Know that you can reach out to me when you want to discuss:

  • Scholarships, grants, and financial aid
  • Navigating policy and procedure
  • Campus involvement/student clubs
  • Leadership and professional development opportunities
  • Advising and/or counseling referrals
  • Student advocacy and support
  • Conflict Resolution
  • You are experiencing a complex/sensitive student issue
  • You have a concern related to your Titan experience
  • You need to consult about a University/College appeal
  • You need to be connected to University/College resources

About Me

Education:

  • Masters of Social Work, Adult Mental Health and Wellness, USC. 
  • B.A. in Communications with minor in Human Services, CSUF.  

Fun Fact:

Melissa finds relaxation in the creative arts.  Her hobbies include graphic design, photography and enjoys honing her marksmanship skills.

shannen allado

Contact Shannen:  shallado@fullerton.edu

Shannen Allado, M.S.

Success Coordinator 

Hello Titans! I currently serve as your Success Coordinator for Tuffy’s Graduation Scholars. I am excited to work with you all in supporting your academic, professional, and personal goals! My role is to assist you in understanding your academic and degree requirements, connect you with on-campus tutoring and related services, and navigating the university policies… to name a few!

How I can support you

I work closely with your college/major advisors, retention specialists, and graduation specialists to ensure that you are making progress towards your degree and are on track in graduating in four years! 

Know that you can reach out to me when you want to discuss:

  • General Education (GE), major, and minor requirements and procedures
  • Titan Degree Audit (TDA) reviews
  • Schedule adjustments, such as: adding course(s) or withdrawing from course(s)
  • University and/or college academic policies, such as: filing for retroactive or medical withdrawal, stopping attendance in courses throughout the semester, and semester break from school
  • GPA requirements or grades, and academic probation advising
  • Academic challenges and concerns
  • Career-related questions and topics
  • Financial aid and scholarship opportunities
  • Student engagement, leadership and other involvement opportunities

About Me

Education:

  • M.S. in Education with concentration in Higher Education, CSUF. 
  • B.A. in Public Health Policy with minors in Education and Asian American Studies, UCI.

Fun Fact:

Shannen likes to travel and exploring the outdoors. She also enjoys reading books, and watching Sci-Fi movies/shows.