Academic Advising

Meet the Staff


Lisa B. Enright
Director of Academic Advising


M.A. Communication, State University of New York at Albany 1994
B.A. Political Science, Utica College of Syracuse University 1993

Lisa joined Rivier in May 2002 as the Evening Academic Advisor before being promoted to Director of Advising in July 2004. Lisa oversees both the undergraduate day advising office and the evening nursing advising offices. Lisa also continues to serve as the academic advisor for all B.S. evening nursing students. Before coming to Rivier, Lisa served as an adjunct humanities faculty member and academic advisor at New Hampshire Community Technical College (NHCTC) at Nashua. Prior to working at NHCTC, Lisa was the Elderhostel Summer Program Coordinator and Marketing Assistant for the University of New England’s (UNE) Office of Continuing Education, Biddeford, ME. Before going to UNE, Lisa worked as a Staff Assistant for the Office of the Provost, State University of New York System Administration.

Lisa is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors (NACADA).

Favorite Book: The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Favorite Movie: When Harry Met Sally, Never Been Kissed and Animal House
Favorite Song: Suddenly I See by KT Tunstall; any 80’s music
Favorite TV Shows: Dinner: Impossible; Rules of Engagement
Favorite Candy: dark chocolate and Swedish Fish
Favorite Hobby/Thing to Do: Going to the ocean, spending as much time with my family and friends as I can, scrapbooking, and shopping

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Marie Cloutier
Assistant Director of Academic Advising 


B.A. Sociology, Rivier College 2004

Marie joined Rivier in 1992 as a Development Specialist in the Office of Institutional Advancement. Marie transferred into the Registrar’s Office in 1995 and worked as a Data Coordinator before being promoted to Assistant Registrar in 2001. In 2002 Marie joined the Office of Academic Advising so she could work more closely with the student population on campus and was promoted to the position of Asst. Director in 2006. Prior to coming to Rivier, she worked as a Membership Services Coordinator at the YMCA in Nashua, NH.

Marie is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors (NACADA) and 2007 recipient the Northeast Region I Academic Advising Excellence Award for the state of NH.

Favorite Book: The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran
Favorite Song: Comfortably Numb by Pink Floyd
Favorite Movie: Sound of Music
Favorite TV Shows: my favorite all-time show is Seinfeld; my current favorite shows are Survivor, Lost and Criminal Minds
Favorite Candy: gummy Lifesavers
Favorite Hobby/Thing to Do: spend time with my family & friends, and to travel just about anywhere! I love music – all kinds, especially country.


Kelley Lawson 

Academic Advisor

M.Ed. Educational Studies: Higher Education, Rivier College, 2011
B.A. Human Development, Rivier College, 2009

Kelley joined Rivier in 2007 as a Senior Records Administrator in the Registrar's Office, where she previously was a work study student. Kelley has served for three years as the advisor for the Rivier Dance Team. She joined the Office of Academic Advising in July 2011 to have more hands on experience working with the undergraduate day students one on one. 

Kelley is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors (NACADA).

Favorite Book: My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
Favorite Movie: The Breakfast Club, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Favorite Song: Hard to pick just one: Brown Eyed Girl by Van Morrison, Take a Back Road by Rodney Atkinson
Favorite TV Shows: Friends, Modern Family, NCIS, SYTYCD
Favorite Candy: Mike N Ikes
Favorite Hobby/Thing to Do: Dance, make beaded jewelry, music, reading, shopping and most importantly spending time with family and friends.

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Tracy L. Morgan 

Academic Advisor

M.Ed. Adult Learning and Development, Cleveland State University 1993
B.S. Psychology, Trinity College, 1987

Tracy joined Rivier in 1995 as an Assistant Director of Admissions. She was promoted to Associate Director of Admissions in 1996 working extensively with transfer students. In 1998 she joined the Office of Academic Advising working closely with transfer students as well as new and continuing students. Prior to coming to Rivier, Tracy worked at a number of colleges including Community College of Philadelphia, Cleveland State University and Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine.

Tracy is a current member of the National Association of Academic Advisors (NACADA).

Favorite Book: an oldie but goodie, Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice and currently love Same Kind of Different like Me by Ron Hall
Favorite Movie: Tombstone, Last Samurai and Elf
Favorite Song: You’ve Got a Friend by James Taylor
Favorite TV Shows: Survivor, New Adventures of Old Christine and Medium
Favorite Candy: yes….chocolate, sour….you name it just please, no white chocolate…it’s an oxymoron.
Favorite Hobby/Thing to Do: laughing, running in the morning, crossword puzzles, and dinner out 


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