African-American Student Advising
African-American Student Academic Services

African-American Academic Advisors

Susan I. Fields
Program Coordinator, Bolton 170D, Phone: 414-229-4195

"Education is your passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it today." Malcolm X

This famous quote is one that Susan has shared with students she has advised for the past 18 years. Along with overseeing the day to day operations of the office of African American Student Academic Services, she also is an academic advisor for continuing students. Susan loves music, children, animals and watching the students she has advised graduate and become successful.

Susan Fields

Nelson Bolden
Senior Advisor, Bolton 170B, Phone: 414-229-6653

Nelson is a senior advisor for African American Student Academic Services in the College of Letters and Science. Nelson believes, "Students increase their chances for a successful collegiate experience by utilizing the support services we provide. AASAS is a springboard towards fulfilling their educational goals."

Nelson's pleasant persona and positive demeanor have been valuable assets in his pursuit to advise and motivate students in academia. He is always reinforcing the positive aspects of obtaining a college education. "The benefits of acquiring a college education are truly immeasurable. Without education, one cannot be prepared for the opportunities and challenges that tomorrow will bring. I want my students to be prepared for embracing success."

As an avid sports fan, you might see him shooting hoops in the Klotsche Center, working out in the weight room, or watching an athletic event on the UWM campus. Please feel free to say hello.

Nelson Bolden