Success Coaches | summer 2024

Chloe Weissman, Success Coach

  • Current Major/Program: Master of Social Work (MSW); Undergrad Major: Psychology
  • Hometown: Newtown, PA
  • Activities: Thrifting, film, hiking, sports, traveling, painting; Fun fact: I’ve traveled to Europe twice.
  • What should you know about me? I graduated from WCU in 2023, so I am familiar with campus life and the useful resources that are offered. I am excited to help students with their academic goals and make sure they are smoothly navigating our institution. I am happy to help students manage their time, build stress-management skills, and be an overall academic support throughout the semester. I look forward to working with you!
  • Biggest Challenge as an Undergrad: Balancing my coursework with the research I was pursuing with Dr. Hyers.
  • Biggest Success as an Undergrad: I graduated with honors last spring!

Success Coach Leadership

Dominique Bennett, M.A., Success Coach Lead

Dominique Bennett is a seasoned higher education professional with experience in the onboarding and training of 15 graduate assistants in a former role as Resident Coordinator at La Salle University. She was responsible for directing programming, maintaining a budget, establishing a procedure around crisis intervention and follow up, and collecting and analyzing data to improve services. Dominique holds a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania and a Master of Arts in Adult and Community Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Dominique is in her fifth year at WCU. In her previous role as Student Success Coordinator to the College of Health Sciences, she conducted individual and group advising sessions for the Department of Kinesiology and the Department of Nutrition. Dominique also provided mentorship and coordinated care to students on academic probation or at risk of dismissal.

Dominique is excited to lead the Success Coaching team! She will provide supervision on the individualized academic skills sessions and group academic success workshops offered by our graduate assistant Success Coaches. Dominique will assist in the marketing and assessment of Success Coaching and provide guidance on outreach to students and appropriate case referrals in the EAB Navigate CRM platform.