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About the Financial Wellness Collaborative

Vision Statement

The Financial Wellness Collaborative envisions a campus culture where all students are able to pursue their degree with a financial plan and feel supported through graduation.

Mission Statement

Inspire confidence through student-centered financial education using resources that contribute to positive educational experiences and informed financial decisions, leading to graduation and a lifetime of financial well-being.

Guiding Values

  • Integrity
  • Inclusion
  • Intentionality
  • Transparency
  • Resourcefulness

Meet the Team

Peer Coaches


Marissa Crase
Major: Finance
Financial Wellness Tip: Take advantage of student discounts! There are so many ways to save money- be sure to look into them!​


Jordan Healey
Majors: K-12 Health Education & Special Education for Cognitive Impairment
Financial Wellness Tip: Budget budget budget! It’s hard to start one and keep up with it, but knowing how much money you have coming in and going out will help you a lot in the long run.​

Peer Assistants


Ashley D’Amour
Major: Biology (Biomedical, Cellular, Molecular Concentration)
Financial Wellness Tip: Make a specific shopping list before actually going shopping to help spend less.


Kaleigh Pyko
Major: Political Science  Minors: Women and Gender Studies & Legal Studies
Financial Wellness Tip: Become more aware of on campus resources that help you become financially stable.

Graduate Assistants


Rui Liu
Program: MA in Higher Education Administration
Financial Wellness Tip: Always utilize a budget and credit card wisely. If you don't know how, come see us! 


Taylor Nelson
Program: MA in Higher Education Administration​
Financial Wellness Tip: It’s okay to not know everything; I sure didn’t! That is why we are here.