University Of Holy Cross Hires New Student Life Director DuCharme, UHC's Remley, Jr. Wins Award

Heather DuCharme

NEW ORLEANS – The University of Holy Cross (UHC) has named Heather DuCharme as Director of Student Life.

         DuCharme completed her undergraduate studies at Fordham University and graduate studies at Columbia University in New York City. After graduation from Columbia she moved to London where she was the Student Affairs Coordinator at Richmond University, the American International University in London and the Graduation/ Orientation Coordinator for the University College in London. Before this new post at UHC, DuCharme was at the University of New Orleans.

         “I see my role at the University of Holy Cross to assist our students in becoming a well-rounded student through activities, service learning, interactive programming and leadership development,” DuCharme said.

         In addition, Theodore P. Remley, Jr., JD, PhD, professor of counseling and the Booth-Bricker Endowed Professor at UHC, was recently awarded the Past President Life Membership Award by the American Association of State Counseling Boards (AASCB) at the organization’s 2017 annual conference in New Orleans. AASCB exists to provide communication among members of state counseling boards that license and regulate professional counselors. Board members are appointed by the governors of their states throughout the United States. Dr. Remley was the founding president of the association thirty years ago and has served on state counseling boards in Virginia, Mississippi, the District of Columbia and Louisiana.

         A fully accredited Catholic university on the West Bank of New Orleans, the University of Holy Cross (formerly Our Lady of Holy Cross College) offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate programs to some 1,200 students. With 154 faculty members and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1, students enjoy a personalized academic experience on an active campus where they are encouraged to explore spiritual values and pursue service opportunities, university reps said. Some of the university’s most distinctive programs are in Nursing, Biology, Counseling, Education and Theology. The university was founded in 1916 as a mission of the Marianites of Holy Cross, whose distinguished history of educating minds and hearts dates to 1848.

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Theodore P. Remley, Jr., JD, PhD


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