Tracy Underwood

Tracy Underwood
Position
Academic Coordinator
Indigenous Student Support Centre
Contact
Office: HSD B211

Tracy Underwood, Academic Coordinator

I am from WSÁNEC’ living on SȾÁUTW̱ First Nation and I am married to Romaine Underwood.  I have eight children of my own and six grandchildren.  I have recently started as the Academic Coordinator in the Indigenous Student Support Centre (ISSC).  I achieved my degree in Child and Youth Care here at the University of Victoria.  In 2010 I achieved my Master of Arts degree in Child and Youth Care also at the University Of Victoria.  I recently started my position as the Indigenous Academic Coordinator in the Faculty of Human and Social Development (HSD). I assist in the Indigenous Student Support Centre by providing coordinating, mentoring, supporting, advocating and advising Indigenous Graduate students, faculty and staff to integrate Indigenous knowledge and teaching methods into all Faculty in HSD programs. I will also be advocating for Graduate students in need of assistance at all levels possible within the school they are attending. I will be collaborating with the Office of Indigenous Affairs to improve support services to Indigenous students. I also will be helping coordinate events that ISSC provide for students such as Soup days and Land based outings. My office is located at HSD Room B211, phone number is 250-472-5431. I work Monday through Friday from 8:30-4:30. My email address is acissc@uvic.ca.   Come by for a visit, O SIÁM NE  SC’ÁLE C’E