“I find fulfillment in supporting organizations or individuals who establish a goal and trust me to help them achieve it.”

Ann Salina-Tucker | 860-617-7858

Ann began her higher education career in alumni relations 20 years ago at the University of Connecticut, where she volunteered as a liaison to the admissions office. Ann connected incoming students with supportive alumni vested in student success; and she developed her relationships with the admissions team and focused on building programs from an alumni perspective that supported all students and young alumni.

Ann brings holistic recruitment, diversity recruitment, and career services experience to the NES team. She is passionate about assisting others to find their pathways to success and focuses on building meaningful partnerships to serve as a resource to those in need.

Ann served as the Director of Admissions at the University of Connecticut School of Nursing, Duke University School of Nursing, and The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, where she facilitated a partnership with the Association of American Medical Colleges to implement holistic review best practices on the campus.

A first-generation college graduate, Ann credits her band directors at every level of her education for seeing her potential and encouraging her to pursue her dreams. She earned a bachelor’s degree from Central Connecticut State University, a master’s degree in organizational leadership, and is pursuing a doctoral degree from Austin Peay State University. Ann is a proud native of Norwich, Connecticut, and currently resides in Memphis, Tennessee, where she and her husband, Tim, are parents to five talented young men.