Director of Student Development, manager of Access Center
Eric Scott came to WSU Vancouver in January 2018 to serve as the Director for Student Development. Eric has completed an AA from Centralia College, has a BS in Psychology and MS in Experimental Psychology from Central Washington University (CWU), and has recently completed his coursework for a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. After 15 years working in Recreation and Residence Life programs at CWU, Eric jumped at the opportunity to learn additional areas of student support and move closer to family. Eric serves as the co-chair for the Student Success Council at WSU Vancouver and is passionate about the impact of higher education on students’ lives.
LaRonda Zupp, MS
Access Center Coordinator
LaRonda Zupp joined WSU Vancouver in August of 2018. As a Deaf individual, LaRonda has first-hand knowledge and experience of the challenges, frustrations and issues faced by the disabled community when seeking equal access to information, education, services and involvement. She credits her former college advisor in Disability Support Services, with teaching her many years ago as a young first-year student, and newly deafened, how to understand her own accommodation needs, her right to accessibility and inclusion, and how to ask for equal access. Empowered from the self-advocacy skills she learned in college, LaRonda went on to earn a BA in Deaf Studies from California State University, Northridge (1987), an MS in Rehabilitation Counseling from Western Oregon State College (1990), and several post-graduate certificates. She has worked with the disabled community in a professional capacity for over 35 years, devoting much of her professional life toward empowering individuals with self-acceptance, self-advocacy skills, and promoting disability awareness and pride.
Alternative Testing Services Assistant
Montana graduated from WSU Vancouver in 2017 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry. She is also a Clark College alumnus. In her spare time she enjoys catching up on her favorite TV shows and spending time with her dogs. She is excited to work with current WSU Vancouver students in the Access Center.
Alternative Print Assistant
Brent Zupp joined WSU Vancouver in January 2022. He earned a B.A. in Biology from Reed College, an M.B.A. from Oregon State University, and has never stopped learning. Much of his career has focused on computers, software, and web technologies. He hopes to use his expertise to help students and faculty who request support through the Access Center. Besides spending time with family and friends, Brent enjoys cooking, reading, the bliss of “hygge,” and finding new ways to apply his favorite quotation from statistician George Box, "All models are wrong; some models are useful."