Nick Lockwood joined the UCCS family in July 2014 and works in the Office of First Year Experience as a Success Coach. In this role, he works with first-year students to assist them with transitional and academic support which includes, academic skill development, exploration of majors and careers, personal development, and helping students connect to and utilize campus resources. He holds a B.A. in Communication from the University of Colorado and a M.A. in Communication from the University of Montana. Following his education, Nick completed served as an AmeriCorps member recruiting and training youth mentors. He then went on to serve as a Residence Life Coordinator and Student Affairs Fellow at the University of New Mexico prior to moving back to his hometown of Colorado Springs.