Lucy Cox became Sacred Heart University's first full-time Associate Director of Student-Athlete Academic Support Services in August 2002. She brings six years of prior experience in Career Counseling at Sacred Heart University to her new position in Student Athletic Academic Advisement. Cox works as an available and reliable advisor who understands the lifestyle student-athletes lead and assists them in balancing their academic, athletic and personal challenges. In this capacity she also serves as a liaison with the colleges and directs student-athletes to appropriate campus-wide resources for academic and personal needs. In particular, she has strong working relationships with Academic Advisement, the Registrar's Office, the Career Development Office, and The Learning Center, along with other key support services focused on nurturing the success of Sacred Heart University student-athletes. Prior to her move to higher education, she held various leadership positions in retail banking, the most recent being as a Senior Vice-President of USTBank in Bridgeport, and as a Board Member of BNF, BNHCS and the United Way Co-Chair Campaign Cabinet. Cox earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Sacred Heart University with a concentration in Leadership, Business Administration and American History.