TRiO Student Support Services


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Suite 0300
Office: 419.530.3848
Fax: 419.530.3841

Meet the Staff

Division of Student Services - TRIO Student Support Services

Carlson Library 0300
Mail Stop 523

Phone: 419.530.3849


TRIO Student Support Services

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Professional Staff

Robin Stone, M. Ed.

Director, TRIO SSS

Carlson Library 0300
Mail Stop 523
Phone: 419.530.3848
Robin Stone is the Director of TRIO Student Support Services project who manages the federal grant at The University of Toledo.  In this role, Robin oversees all the services provided by Student Support Services, working with students who are the first in their families to attend college or have limited family financial support.  She has worked at The University of Toledo since December 2001. Robin earned her bachelor's degree in sociology with a minor in Pan-African Studies, cum laude, from the Kent State University where she was named Student Leader of the Year in 1993. After receiving her degree, Robin worked in advising positions at Kent State University and the University of Akron.  While earning her master's degree in Community Counseling, she worked with victims of domestic abuse and women in recovery during their transformations toward new lives. Robin, who belongs to a number of professional and community services organizations, believes that the college experience is the most rewarding period in a person's life, and works to create an inclusive community for students to grow personally and academically while exploring new challenges and opportunities. With a belief in nurturing leadership, she has lent her skills as an adviser to a student groups for ten years. She is honored to be one of the many professionals at UT who are dedicated to empowering students to be college graduates. Robin was born in Toledo and is a Rogers Ram. In her free time she enjoys crafting, gardening, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.


Bachelor of Arts:  Sociology, Kent State University
Master in Education:  Community Counseling, Kent State University

Christine Albright

Christine Albright, BSW

Carlson Library 0300
Mail Stop 523
Phone: 419.530.3850

Christine Albright is the Academic Advisor for the University of Toledo’s TRIO Student Support Service. Christine’s goal is for every TRIO SSS scholar to reach the personal, academic and career goals they have set for themselves each semester. She does this by working with each student on issues inside and outside of the classroom while connecting them to resources. Christine earned her bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of Toledo. After receiving her degree, Christine worked with women and children in crisis due to domestic violence. She also has experience in working with victims of sexual assault. Prior to joining TRIO Student Support Services, Christine worked as a teen advocate and sexuality educator for the YWCA. In that position, she visited junior high and high school classrooms throughout TPS to facilitate conversations about peer pressure, boundaries and teen sexuality. Christine also facilitated an after school program with high school students that focused on various topics such as goal setting, communication and relationships. In her free time she enjoys playing volleyball, traveling and spending time with her family.


Bachelor of Social Work: Social Work,The University of Toledo


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John Fedor, M.Ed.

Retention Specialist

Carlson Library 0300
Mail Stop 523
Phone: 419.530.3617

John Fedor is the Retention Specialist for The University of Toledo’s TRIO Student Support Services Program. He counsels students on academic and personal matters, provides tutoring, conducts academic skills workshops, and teaches Career, College Study Strategies, and Critical Thinking courses. Prior to coming to UT, Mr. Fedor was a motivational speaker for International Telephone and Telegraph. In that position, he annually spoke to over 10,000 high school juniors and seniors about post-secondary educational options, job search skills, and career selection. John received his bachelor’s degree in history from Truman State University and his Masters degree in Educational Technology from The University of Toledo. He is a certified high school social studies teacher and enjoys motorcycling and competing in triathlons. John joined the UT staff in February 2002.


Bachelor of Science:  History, Truman State University
Master in Education:  Educational Technology, The University of Toledo

 Shane Videan

Shane Videan
SSS Academic Support Advisor
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Shane is a second-year graduate student majoring in School Psychology.



 Antalesha Ballard


Mandy Lautzenheiser
SSS Academic Support Advisor

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Mandy is a first-year graduate student majoring in Higher Education.



Student Support Services reports to the Director of Academic Support under the direction of the Vice Provost for Retention and Undergraduate Studies.

Last Updated: 9/12/16