Meet Our Staff

Kendall Depew, Associate Director
As a Rutgers alum herself, Kendall is full of scarlet pride. Upon earning her BA in psychology, she obtained her Master’s in social work from the University of Southern California. Since returning to her south Jersey roots in 2012, Kendall has been working with a wide range of students across Rutgers' campuses as well as other colleges and universities throuhgout the state. The most rewarding part of her time spent in higher ediucation has been helping students envision and achieve their goals and watching them succeed beyond the classroom.

 

Sarah Blackman, Success Coach
Sarah is thrilled to have the opportunity to serve as a Student Success Coach at Rutgers-Camden. She was a first-generation college student and attended Rutgers University-Camden for both her undergraduate and graduate careers. In addition to earning her bachelor's degree in Urban Studies, she was involved in various organizations, including her affiliation with fraternity and sorority affairs with Sigma Delta Tau, her involvement with Civic Scholars through the Office of Civic Engagement, serving on multiple committees, and interning for the Peace Corps. As a graduate student, she accepted a graduate assistant position with the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs. Following, she accepted the role of event coordinator for Cooper's Ferry Partnership's 'Connect the Lots' initiative, a multi-dimensional, community-driven initiative to activate Camden, New Jersey's vacant and underutilized spaces through the implementation of artistic, cultural, and recreational projects and activities. Currently, while serving as a Student Success Coach, she will be working to complete her master's degree in Public Policy and Administration, with a specialization in community development in May, 2018.

 

Fallon Conry, Success Coach
Fallon earned her bachelor’s degree at William Paterson University, where she was heavily involved with student activities, campus jobs, and served as an active member of numerous clubs and organizations.  This is where she found her passion for working in higher education and chose to pursue a master’s degree in counseling in educational settings upon graduation. While earning her master’s degree at Rowan University, she received a graduate assistantship position, within the Greek Affairs office.  She also interned as the STEM Graduate Coordinator for the Education Opportunity Fund/Maximizing Academic Potential (EOF/MAP) and as an EOF/MAP Academic Coach.  Upon graduation from her master’s program, she began her position as an Academic Advisor at Temple University. Outside of work, she likes spending time with family and friends.  She loves to ride her bike, watch her favorite Marvel movies at the movie theatre, and enjoys spending time with her dog, Minnie.

 

Aaron Helton-Holloman, Success Coach
Aaron is a proud alumni from Rowan University where he dual-majored in public relations and advertising and earned his bachelor’s degree. Also at Rowan University, he received his master’s in higher education administration. Aaron previously served as the Educational Coordinator for the Upward Bound Program at Seton Hall University, where he provided personal, academic and career counseling to first-generation/low income students. He is passionate about student leadership development, social justice and helping at-risk students. His other activities and experiences include serving as Residence Life Hall Director, co-advisor for Black Men of Standard, and mentoring young males in the Harley Flack Mentor Program.