Opportunity Programs


Phyllis A.H. Breland
315-859-4912 (fax)

The Opportunity Programs office is located in McEwen Hall 104.


Phyllis A.H. Breland, Director


Responsible for the daily operation and delivery of all program services, Ms. Breland works to support students on every level. Ms. Breland maintains an open-door policy and is available to help students meet their personal, academic and social needs. The staff team policy is to "never ask for anything that we won't help you with." Ms. Breland, a Class of 1980 Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity (HEOP) graduate of Hamilton College, is also the interim director of diversity and inclusion.


Brenda C. Davis, Assistant Director


Mrs. Davis works closely with Ms. Breland to ensure that the program runs effectively. She is available to assess students' needs, provide direction and be an immediate resource. She is also responsible for the Academic Center for Excellence.


Marieke DavisMarieke Davis, Educational and Supportive Services Counselor


Counselor Davis works closely with 2nd and 3rd year students, focusing on academic and personal success at Hamilton. She guides students in building their resume, brainstorming summer internships, exploring Study Abroad opportunities as well as time management and academic and personal needs.


Wilfred Jackson, Office Assistant


Mr. Jackson is the first stop for students who come to the office. He is at the center of communications with students, sending them important information and working to make sure they get connected to what they need.

Office Hours & Location

Academic Year (Aug 24 - May 31)
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer (June 1 - Aug 23)
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: McEwen Hall 104