Undergraduate Affairs and Advising

Undergraduate Affairs and Advising

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Carol G. Tonge Mack

Title: Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Office: 2126 French Hall
Tel: 513-556-6541
Email: carol.tongemack@uc.edu

Carol Tonge Mack is a bold leader, student advocate, and visionary in her non-traditional methods to help retain and graduate students. Carol is the Quarterback on her team; when given the opportunity, she is always on the winning team. 

She is the Assistant Dean of Retention in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S). Carol’s primary focus is to provide creative and innovative strategies while collaborating with campus stakeholders to retain and graduate students. Most recently, she also served as the Assistant Dean for Recruitment and was responsible for 9% increase with incoming first year students which was the largest enrollment in the college’s history. Additionally in 2014, her team increased the yield by 4% for transfer students. She is the architect of the first Cultural Competence Workshop Series for the academic advising staff. Three years after the series was created, the advising team received the Marian Spencer Diversity Ambassador Award. In the fall of 2015, Carol was one of the co-founders of UC Black Women on the Move; an Employee Resource Group designed to create systematic and holistic changes university-wide to support and empower Black female staff members.  As she continued to build her leadership skills, Carol was selected for WE Succeed and the C-Change Young Professionals Leadership Programs with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. She was also a participant in the nationally known Kaleidoscope Leadership Institute for Women of Color.

Carol received her Bachelor’s Degree in History from Middlebury College in Vermont, her Masters of Arts in Teaching, as well as a Masters of Education in Counseling from the University of New Hampshire. A native of the Caribbean island of Antigua, Carol grew up in the South Bronx, New York City; her extended family resides in Harlem, New York. She has two amazing children and also married to an Organic Chemistry professor at the University of Cincinnati.

Education

  • BA, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 1995 (History (Latin America and the Caribbean) with a concentration in Teaching).
  • Masters of Arts, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1997 (Teaching).
  • Masters of Education, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1999 (Counseling).

Publications

In Press

  • Tara Stopfel and Carol Tonge Mack. "Advising Special Populations." National Academic Advising Association (2007): 203, 208.
  • Carol Tonge. "Hail I, Jah Rastarafi." Skin Deep 2 (1995).

Published Abstracts

  • Simonson, Kenneth, Carol Tonge Mack (2011). (In Progress). The Transformation of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Summer-Bridge Program to a STEMM Summer-Bridge Program for Historically Under-represented Ethnic Students[Abstract]. The Consortium For Student Retention Data Exchange.

Other Publications

  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel Warden (2011). (In Progress). Creating a Climate of Cultural Competence. Voices from the field National Academic Advising Association.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel (2007). (In Press). Advising Special Populations. National Academic Advising Association.

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Carol Tonge Mack (2008). Keeping the Marriage Alive: Strategies to Enhance the Sophomore Experience Chicago.
  • Yolanda Cooper, Carol Tonge Mack (2008). Does Access Mean Acceptance: Helping Under-prepared Student Make Wise Choices University of South Carolina.
  • Elizabeth Fisher, Carol Tonge Mack (2007). CSI is on the case: Investigating the sophomore slump.
  • Tyree Gaines, Carol Tonge Mack (2007). The Professional Parent in the 21st Century University of Cincinnati.
  • Tyree Gaines, Carol Tonge Mack (2008). Out of the Box and into the Deep University of Cincinnati.
  • Tonge Mack (2006). Need Help Choosing a Major? Strategies to help Undecided/Exploratory Student succeed by choosing the best fit major Ohio College Access Network, Coumbus, OH.
  • Tara Stopfel, Sherry Spokas, and Carol Tonge Mack (2006). Comprehensive Exploratory Advising:Creating High Student Satisfaction Indiana.
  • Carol Tonge Mack (2008). The Power of Potential Partnerships Cincinnati Youth Collaborative .
  • Carol Tonge Mack (2009). College Access and Success Cincinnati Youth Collaborative.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Dr. Kenneth Ghee (2009). Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize: Correlates of African-American Student Achievement and Implications for College Retention and Graduation.
  • Carol Tonge Mack (2006). Need Help Choosing a Major? Strategies to assist Undecided/Exploratory Students succeed by choosing the "best fit" Major. Columbus, Ohio.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel Warden (2010). Cultural Competence Training for Advisors Orlando, FL.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel Warden (2010). Diversity Training that People Enjoy UC Diversity Conference, University of Cincinnati.
  • Simonson, Kenneth, Carol Tonge Mack (2011). The Transformation of a College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Summer-Bridge Program to a STEMM Summer-Bridge Program for Historically Under-represented Ethnic Students Charleston, South Caroilna.

Honors & Awards

  • Carol Tonge Award, 2003 to Present. This award was named in honor of the former advisor of the Black Student Union and coordinator of the CONNECT program. It recognizes graduating seniors at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) who demonstrated outstanding dedication and service to the Black Student Union and was committed to making a difference in the UNH community while promoting education of Black cultures..
  • Academic Advisor of the Year, 2003.
  • Cincinnati Sophomore Initiative, University of Cincinnati Alumni Association, 2007 to 2008. The University of Cincinnati Alumni Association grant was awarded to provide support and investigate the needs of sophomore students at the university. The Cincinnati Sophomore Initiative (CSI) was designed to facilitate programming to retain sophomore students while fostering connection with alumni through the Alumni Mentoring Program..
  • Award of Appreciation, African-American Cultural and Research Center, 2005 to 2009.
  • Award of Appreciation, 2005. For Exceptional Academic Advising and Support of the Center For Access and Transition Students.
  • Exceptional Performance Award, 2006.
  • Breakfast of Champions Award, 2009. Recognized by Darwin T Turner Scholar for dedicated student support.
  • Marian Spencer Diversity Ambassador Award, 2010. to highlight the advising team impact on diversity and continued efforts to learn more about the university's diverse student body.
  • Diversity Hall of Fame Alumni Award, 2010. to recognize the accomplishments and commitment to social justice and equity of the University of New Hampshire alumni .
  • Diversity Investment Grant, 2010. to support enhanced student recruitment and retention with a focus on strengthening racial and ethnic diversity..
  • Diversity Investment Grant, 2011. to support enhanced student recruitment and retention with a focus on strengthening racial and ethnic diversity..

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 2003 to 2010, Associate Academic Director, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1999 to 2003, Assistant Director, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
  • 1999 to 2003, Program Coordinator, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
  • 1997 to 1999, Recruitment and Retention Specialist, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
  • 2011Director, Student Retention Initiatives, University of Cincinnati, College of Arts and Sciences.

Events Organized

  • Other. PR1ZE Faculty Mentoring Program (2008 to 2009) .
  • Other. PR1ZE Faculty Mentoring Program (2008 to 2009) , African-American Cultural and Research Center.
  • Other. PR1ZE Faculty Mentoring Program Award Ceremony (2008 to 2009) , African-American Cultural and Research Center.
  • Workshop. Academic Advising Diversity and Cultural Competence Training (2006 to 2007) .
  • Workshop. Academic Advising Diversity and Cultural Competence Training (2009.
  • Other. HYPE Ambassador Program (2008.
  • Workshop. P&G Mentoring Program (2011, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 1999 to Present ,National Academic Advising Association, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2008 to 2010 ,Board Member, Middlebury College Alumni Association, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
  • 2008 to Present ,Community Impact---Program Review Committee, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2006 to Present ,Regional and National Chair, Middlebury College, Cincinnati, OH. Middlebury College Admissions Alumni Program
  • 09/29/2005 to 10/06/2005 ,The Managerial Assessment of Proficiency, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2007 to 2009 ,North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission Self Study, University of Cincinnati. The University of Cincinnati sought re-accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission. The self-study was used to examine institutional examples of excellence, the challenges ahead, and action steps leading to improvement.
  • 2008, The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. C-Change is a year-long program for emerging leaders seeking meaningful change for themselves, for other young professionals and for the community. Develop leadership skills, connect to established leaders and community resources and improve the quality of life for Cincinnati USA's young professionals.
  • 2001 to 2003 ,President' Commission on the Status of People of Color, University of New Hampshire
  • 2001 to 2003 ,Co-Chair Diversity Team, University of New Hampshire
  • 1999 to 2001 ,Women of Color Support Group, University of New Hampshire
  • 2007 to Present ,Co-Chair Strategic Enrollment Management Access Committee, University of Cincinnati
  • 2009, Diversity Recruitment Training Institute, University of Cincinnati, Career Development Center, Cincinnati, OH. Sustaining Diversity in a Tough Economy
  • 2008 to Present ,WE Celebrate, Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Hyatt Regency Hotel. Examine applicants who were nominated for women and women-owned businesses of the year. Nominees were awarded based on their achievement, innovation, social responsibility and mentoring.
  • 12/02/2009 to 12/06/2009 ,Kaleidoscope Leadership Institute, California. Kaleidoscope is a leadership institute designed to celebrate and enhance the achievements of women of color in higher education. Within the context and experiences of women of color, Kaleidoscope offers attendees a forum for: discussing issues facing leaders of educational institutions; exploring the workplace challenges within higher education ; creating national networking and mentoring opportunities; providing guidance and strategies for career planning; building skills for success; and increasing communication about women of color leaders
  • 2010, Sophomore Institute, National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition, Savannah, GA. National workshop to discuss, redesign, and implement sophomore year experiences to help prevent the "sophomore slump"

Courses Taught

  • 15-MLTI-175 DISCOVERING UC
    Level: Undergraduate

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Carol G. Tonge Mack

Title: Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Office: 2126 French Hall
Tel: 513-556-6541
Email: carol.tongemack@uc.edu

Carol Tonge Mack is a bold leader, student advocate, and visionary in her non-traditional methods to help retain and graduate students. Carol is the Quarterback on her team; when given the opportunity, she is always on the winning team. 

She is the Assistant Dean of Retention in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S). Carol’s primary focus is to provide creative and innovative strategies while collaborating with campus stakeholders to retain and graduate students. Most recently, she also served as the Assistant Dean for Recruitment and was responsible for 9% increase with incoming first year students which was the largest enrollment in the college’s history. Additionally in 2014, her team increased the yield by 4% for transfer students. She is the architect of the first Cultural Competence Workshop Series for the academic advising staff. Three years after the series was created, the advising team received the Marian Spencer Diversity Ambassador Award. In the fall of 2015, Carol was one of the co-founders of UC Black Women on the Move; an Employee Resource Group designed to create systematic and holistic changes university-wide to support and empower Black female staff members.  As she continued to build her leadership skills, Carol was selected for WE Succeed and the C-Change Young Professionals Leadership Programs with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. She was also a participant in the nationally known Kaleidoscope Leadership Institute for Women of Color.

Carol received her Bachelor’s Degree in History from Middlebury College in Vermont, her Masters of Arts in Teaching, as well as a Masters of Education in Counseling from the University of New Hampshire. A native of the Caribbean island of Antigua, Carol grew up in the South Bronx, New York City; her extended family resides in Harlem, New York. She has two amazing children and also married to an Organic Chemistry professor at the University of Cincinnati.

Education

  • BA, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 1995 (History (Latin America and the Caribbean) with a concentration in Teaching).
  • Masters of Arts, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1997 (Teaching).
  • Masters of Education, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1999 (Counseling).

Publications

In Press

  • Tara Stopfel and Carol Tonge Mack. "Advising Special Populations." National Academic Advising Association (2007): 203, 208.
  • Carol Tonge. "Hail I, Jah Rastarafi." Skin Deep 2 (1995).

Published Abstracts

  • Simonson, Kenneth, Carol Tonge Mack (2011). (In Progress). The Transformation of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Summer-Bridge Program to a STEMM Summer-Bridge Program for Historically Under-represented Ethnic Students[Abstract]. The Consortium For Student Retention Data Exchange.

Other Publications

  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel Warden (2011). (In Progress). Creating a Climate of Cultural Competence. Voices from the field National Academic Advising Association.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel (2007). (In Press). Advising Special Populations. National Academic Advising Association.

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Carol Tonge Mack (2008). Keeping the Marriage Alive: Strategies to Enhance the Sophomore Experience Chicago.
  • Yolanda Cooper, Carol Tonge Mack (2008). Does Access Mean Acceptance: Helping Under-prepared Student Make Wise Choices University of South Carolina.
  • Elizabeth Fisher, Carol Tonge Mack (2007). CSI is on the case: Investigating the sophomore slump.
  • Tyree Gaines, Carol Tonge Mack (2007). The Professional Parent in the 21st Century University of Cincinnati.
  • Tyree Gaines, Carol Tonge Mack (2008). Out of the Box and into the Deep University of Cincinnati.
  • Tonge Mack (2006). Need Help Choosing a Major? Strategies to help Undecided/Exploratory Student succeed by choosing the best fit major Ohio College Access Network, Coumbus, OH.
  • Tara Stopfel, Sherry Spokas, and Carol Tonge Mack (2006). Comprehensive Exploratory Advising:Creating High Student Satisfaction Indiana.
  • Carol Tonge Mack (2008). The Power of Potential Partnerships Cincinnati Youth Collaborative .
  • Carol Tonge Mack (2009). College Access and Success Cincinnati Youth Collaborative.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Dr. Kenneth Ghee (2009). Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize: Correlates of African-American Student Achievement and Implications for College Retention and Graduation.
  • Carol Tonge Mack (2006). Need Help Choosing a Major? Strategies to assist Undecided/Exploratory Students succeed by choosing the "best fit" Major. Columbus, Ohio.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel Warden (2010). Cultural Competence Training for Advisors Orlando, FL.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel Warden (2010). Diversity Training that People Enjoy UC Diversity Conference, University of Cincinnati.
  • Simonson, Kenneth, Carol Tonge Mack (2011). The Transformation of a College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Summer-Bridge Program to a STEMM Summer-Bridge Program for Historically Under-represented Ethnic Students Charleston, South Caroilna.

Honors & Awards

  • Carol Tonge Award, 2003 to Present. This award was named in honor of the former advisor of the Black Student Union and coordinator of the CONNECT program. It recognizes graduating seniors at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) who demonstrated outstanding dedication and service to the Black Student Union and was committed to making a difference in the UNH community while promoting education of Black cultures..
  • Academic Advisor of the Year, 2003.
  • Cincinnati Sophomore Initiative, University of Cincinnati Alumni Association, 2007 to 2008. The University of Cincinnati Alumni Association grant was awarded to provide support and investigate the needs of sophomore students at the university. The Cincinnati Sophomore Initiative (CSI) was designed to facilitate programming to retain sophomore students while fostering connection with alumni through the Alumni Mentoring Program..
  • Award of Appreciation, African-American Cultural and Research Center, 2005 to 2009.
  • Award of Appreciation, 2005. For Exceptional Academic Advising and Support of the Center For Access and Transition Students.
  • Exceptional Performance Award, 2006.
  • Breakfast of Champions Award, 2009. Recognized by Darwin T Turner Scholar for dedicated student support.
  • Marian Spencer Diversity Ambassador Award, 2010. to highlight the advising team impact on diversity and continued efforts to learn more about the university's diverse student body.
  • Diversity Hall of Fame Alumni Award, 2010. to recognize the accomplishments and commitment to social justice and equity of the University of New Hampshire alumni .
  • Diversity Investment Grant, 2010. to support enhanced student recruitment and retention with a focus on strengthening racial and ethnic diversity..
  • Diversity Investment Grant, 2011. to support enhanced student recruitment and retention with a focus on strengthening racial and ethnic diversity..

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 2003 to 2010, Associate Academic Director, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1999 to 2003, Assistant Director, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
  • 1999 to 2003, Program Coordinator, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
  • 1997 to 1999, Recruitment and Retention Specialist, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
  • 2011Director, Student Retention Initiatives, University of Cincinnati, College of Arts and Sciences.

Events Organized

  • Other. PR1ZE Faculty Mentoring Program (2008 to 2009) .
  • Other. PR1ZE Faculty Mentoring Program (2008 to 2009) , African-American Cultural and Research Center.
  • Other. PR1ZE Faculty Mentoring Program Award Ceremony (2008 to 2009) , African-American Cultural and Research Center.
  • Workshop. Academic Advising Diversity and Cultural Competence Training (2006 to 2007) .
  • Workshop. Academic Advising Diversity and Cultural Competence Training (2009.
  • Other. HYPE Ambassador Program (2008.
  • Workshop. P&G Mentoring Program (2011, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 1999 to Present ,National Academic Advising Association, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2008 to 2010 ,Board Member, Middlebury College Alumni Association, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
  • 2008 to Present ,Community Impact---Program Review Committee, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2006 to Present ,Regional and National Chair, Middlebury College, Cincinnati, OH. Middlebury College Admissions Alumni Program
  • 09/29/2005 to 10/06/2005 ,The Managerial Assessment of Proficiency, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2007 to 2009 ,North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission Self Study, University of Cincinnati. The University of Cincinnati sought re-accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission. The self-study was used to examine institutional examples of excellence, the challenges ahead, and action steps leading to improvement.
  • 2008, The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. C-Change is a year-long program for emerging leaders seeking meaningful change for themselves, for other young professionals and for the community. Develop leadership skills, connect to established leaders and community resources and improve the quality of life for Cincinnati USA's young professionals.
  • 2001 to 2003 ,President' Commission on the Status of People of Color, University of New Hampshire
  • 2001 to 2003 ,Co-Chair Diversity Team, University of New Hampshire
  • 1999 to 2001 ,Women of Color Support Group, University of New Hampshire
  • 2007 to Present ,Co-Chair Strategic Enrollment Management Access Committee, University of Cincinnati
  • 2009, Diversity Recruitment Training Institute, University of Cincinnati, Career Development Center, Cincinnati, OH. Sustaining Diversity in a Tough Economy
  • 2008 to Present ,WE Celebrate, Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Hyatt Regency Hotel. Examine applicants who were nominated for women and women-owned businesses of the year. Nominees were awarded based on their achievement, innovation, social responsibility and mentoring.
  • 12/02/2009 to 12/06/2009 ,Kaleidoscope Leadership Institute, California. Kaleidoscope is a leadership institute designed to celebrate and enhance the achievements of women of color in higher education. Within the context and experiences of women of color, Kaleidoscope offers attendees a forum for: discussing issues facing leaders of educational institutions; exploring the workplace challenges within higher education ; creating national networking and mentoring opportunities; providing guidance and strategies for career planning; building skills for success; and increasing communication about women of color leaders
  • 2010, Sophomore Institute, National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition, Savannah, GA. National workshop to discuss, redesign, and implement sophomore year experiences to help prevent the "sophomore slump"

Courses Taught

  • 15-MLTI-175 DISCOVERING UC
    Level: Undergraduate

< Back to list

Carol G. Tonge Mack

Title: Assistant Dean, College of Arts and Sciences
Office: 2126 French Hall
Tel: 513-556-6541
Email: carol.tongemack@uc.edu

Carol Tonge Mack is a bold leader, student advocate, and visionary in her non-traditional methods to help retain and graduate students. Carol is the Quarterback on her team; when given the opportunity, she is always on the winning team. 

She is the Assistant Dean of Retention in the McMicken College of Arts and Sciences (A&S). Carol’s primary focus is to provide creative and innovative strategies while collaborating with campus stakeholders to retain and graduate students. Most recently, she also served as the Assistant Dean for Recruitment and was responsible for 9% increase with incoming first year students which was the largest enrollment in the college’s history. Additionally in 2014, her team increased the yield by 4% for transfer students. She is the architect of the first Cultural Competence Workshop Series for the academic advising staff. Three years after the series was created, the advising team received the Marian Spencer Diversity Ambassador Award. In the fall of 2015, Carol was one of the co-founders of UC Black Women on the Move; an Employee Resource Group designed to create systematic and holistic changes university-wide to support and empower Black female staff members.  As she continued to build her leadership skills, Carol was selected for WE Succeed and the C-Change Young Professionals Leadership Programs with the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. She was also a participant in the nationally known Kaleidoscope Leadership Institute for Women of Color.

Carol received her Bachelor’s Degree in History from Middlebury College in Vermont, her Masters of Arts in Teaching, as well as a Masters of Education in Counseling from the University of New Hampshire. A native of the Caribbean island of Antigua, Carol grew up in the South Bronx, New York City; her extended family resides in Harlem, New York. She has two amazing children and also married to an Organic Chemistry professor at the University of Cincinnati.

Education

  • BA, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 1995 (History (Latin America and the Caribbean) with a concentration in Teaching).
  • Masters of Arts, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1997 (Teaching).
  • Masters of Education, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH, 1999 (Counseling).

Publications

In Press

  • Tara Stopfel and Carol Tonge Mack. "Advising Special Populations." National Academic Advising Association (2007): 203, 208.
  • Carol Tonge. "Hail I, Jah Rastarafi." Skin Deep 2 (1995).

Published Abstracts

  • Simonson, Kenneth, Carol Tonge Mack (2011). (In Progress). The Transformation of the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Summer-Bridge Program to a STEMM Summer-Bridge Program for Historically Under-represented Ethnic Students[Abstract]. The Consortium For Student Retention Data Exchange.

Other Publications

  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel Warden (2011). (In Progress). Creating a Climate of Cultural Competence. Voices from the field National Academic Advising Association.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel (2007). (In Press). Advising Special Populations. National Academic Advising Association.

Presentations & Lectures

Invited Presentations

  • Carol Tonge Mack (2008). Keeping the Marriage Alive: Strategies to Enhance the Sophomore Experience Chicago.
  • Yolanda Cooper, Carol Tonge Mack (2008). Does Access Mean Acceptance: Helping Under-prepared Student Make Wise Choices University of South Carolina.
  • Elizabeth Fisher, Carol Tonge Mack (2007). CSI is on the case: Investigating the sophomore slump.
  • Tyree Gaines, Carol Tonge Mack (2007). The Professional Parent in the 21st Century University of Cincinnati.
  • Tyree Gaines, Carol Tonge Mack (2008). Out of the Box and into the Deep University of Cincinnati.
  • Tonge Mack (2006). Need Help Choosing a Major? Strategies to help Undecided/Exploratory Student succeed by choosing the best fit major Ohio College Access Network, Coumbus, OH.
  • Tara Stopfel, Sherry Spokas, and Carol Tonge Mack (2006). Comprehensive Exploratory Advising:Creating High Student Satisfaction Indiana.
  • Carol Tonge Mack (2008). The Power of Potential Partnerships Cincinnati Youth Collaborative .
  • Carol Tonge Mack (2009). College Access and Success Cincinnati Youth Collaborative.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Dr. Kenneth Ghee (2009). Keeping Our Eyes on the Prize: Correlates of African-American Student Achievement and Implications for College Retention and Graduation.
  • Carol Tonge Mack (2006). Need Help Choosing a Major? Strategies to assist Undecided/Exploratory Students succeed by choosing the "best fit" Major. Columbus, Ohio.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel Warden (2010). Cultural Competence Training for Advisors Orlando, FL.
  • Carol Tonge Mack and Tara Stopfel Warden (2010). Diversity Training that People Enjoy UC Diversity Conference, University of Cincinnati.
  • Simonson, Kenneth, Carol Tonge Mack (2011). The Transformation of a College of Engineering and Applied Sciences Summer-Bridge Program to a STEMM Summer-Bridge Program for Historically Under-represented Ethnic Students Charleston, South Caroilna.

Honors & Awards

  • Carol Tonge Award, 2003 to Present. This award was named in honor of the former advisor of the Black Student Union and coordinator of the CONNECT program. It recognizes graduating seniors at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) who demonstrated outstanding dedication and service to the Black Student Union and was committed to making a difference in the UNH community while promoting education of Black cultures..
  • Academic Advisor of the Year, 2003.
  • Cincinnati Sophomore Initiative, University of Cincinnati Alumni Association, 2007 to 2008. The University of Cincinnati Alumni Association grant was awarded to provide support and investigate the needs of sophomore students at the university. The Cincinnati Sophomore Initiative (CSI) was designed to facilitate programming to retain sophomore students while fostering connection with alumni through the Alumni Mentoring Program..
  • Award of Appreciation, African-American Cultural and Research Center, 2005 to 2009.
  • Award of Appreciation, 2005. For Exceptional Academic Advising and Support of the Center For Access and Transition Students.
  • Exceptional Performance Award, 2006.
  • Breakfast of Champions Award, 2009. Recognized by Darwin T Turner Scholar for dedicated student support.
  • Marian Spencer Diversity Ambassador Award, 2010. to highlight the advising team impact on diversity and continued efforts to learn more about the university's diverse student body.
  • Diversity Hall of Fame Alumni Award, 2010. to recognize the accomplishments and commitment to social justice and equity of the University of New Hampshire alumni .
  • Diversity Investment Grant, 2010. to support enhanced student recruitment and retention with a focus on strengthening racial and ethnic diversity..
  • Diversity Investment Grant, 2011. to support enhanced student recruitment and retention with a focus on strengthening racial and ethnic diversity..

Experience & Service

Work Experience

  • 2003 to 2010, Associate Academic Director, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH.
  • 1999 to 2003, Assistant Director, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
  • 1999 to 2003, Program Coordinator, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
  • 1997 to 1999, Recruitment and Retention Specialist, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH.
  • 2011Director, Student Retention Initiatives, University of Cincinnati, College of Arts and Sciences.

Events Organized

  • Other. PR1ZE Faculty Mentoring Program (2008 to 2009) .
  • Other. PR1ZE Faculty Mentoring Program (2008 to 2009) , African-American Cultural and Research Center.
  • Other. PR1ZE Faculty Mentoring Program Award Ceremony (2008 to 2009) , African-American Cultural and Research Center.
  • Workshop. Academic Advising Diversity and Cultural Competence Training (2006 to 2007) .
  • Workshop. Academic Advising Diversity and Cultural Competence Training (2009.
  • Other. HYPE Ambassador Program (2008.
  • Workshop. P&G Mentoring Program (2011, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • 1999 to Present ,National Academic Advising Association, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2008 to 2010 ,Board Member, Middlebury College Alumni Association, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT
  • 2008 to Present ,Community Impact---Program Review Committee, United Way of Greater Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2006 to Present ,Regional and National Chair, Middlebury College, Cincinnati, OH. Middlebury College Admissions Alumni Program
  • 09/29/2005 to 10/06/2005 ,The Managerial Assessment of Proficiency, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2007 to 2009 ,North Central Association/Higher Learning Commission Self Study, University of Cincinnati. The University of Cincinnati sought re-accreditation through the Higher Learning Commission. The self-study was used to examine institutional examples of excellence, the challenges ahead, and action steps leading to improvement.
  • 2008, The Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber. C-Change is a year-long program for emerging leaders seeking meaningful change for themselves, for other young professionals and for the community. Develop leadership skills, connect to established leaders and community resources and improve the quality of life for Cincinnati USA's young professionals.
  • 2001 to 2003 ,President' Commission on the Status of People of Color, University of New Hampshire
  • 2001 to 2003 ,Co-Chair Diversity Team, University of New Hampshire
  • 1999 to 2001 ,Women of Color Support Group, University of New Hampshire
  • 2007 to Present ,Co-Chair Strategic Enrollment Management Access Committee, University of Cincinnati
  • 2009, Diversity Recruitment Training Institute, University of Cincinnati, Career Development Center, Cincinnati, OH. Sustaining Diversity in a Tough Economy
  • 2008 to Present ,WE Celebrate, Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, Hyatt Regency Hotel. Examine applicants who were nominated for women and women-owned businesses of the year. Nominees were awarded based on their achievement, innovation, social responsibility and mentoring.
  • 12/02/2009 to 12/06/2009 ,Kaleidoscope Leadership Institute, California. Kaleidoscope is a leadership institute designed to celebrate and enhance the achievements of women of color in higher education. Within the context and experiences of women of color, Kaleidoscope offers attendees a forum for: discussing issues facing leaders of educational institutions; exploring the workplace challenges within higher education ; creating national networking and mentoring opportunities; providing guidance and strategies for career planning; building skills for success; and increasing communication about women of color leaders
  • 2010, Sophomore Institute, National Resource Center for the First Year Experience and Students in Transition, Savannah, GA. National workshop to discuss, redesign, and implement sophomore year experiences to help prevent the "sophomore slump"

Courses Taught

  • 15-MLTI-175 DISCOVERING UC
    Level: Undergraduate