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2006-2007 Springfield College Graduate Catalog 
2006-2007 Springfield College Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administrative Staff

Giselle Abed (2005)
Assistant Director of Career Center

Lita Adams (1989)
Director of Purchasing
B.A., Brandeis University, 1981
M.B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1987

Deborah Alm (1993)
Director, International Center
B.A., State University of New York at Potsdam, 1977
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, 1988

Gaetano Amato (2002)
Coordinator of Physical Education/Health Pre-practicum

Cindy Anderson (2004)
Admissions Recruitment Coordinator
B.S., Univeristy of Wisconsin, Madison, 1985
M.S., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1986

Deborah Anderson (2001)
Campus Director - Milwaukee
B.A., Lawrence University, 1980
M.A., Marquette University, 1985
Ph.D., 1992

Vickie Anderson (2002)
Learning Disabilities Specialist
B.A., Westfield State College, 1992
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, 2002

Donna Anderson-Yarrington (1988)
Student Services Coordinator,
School of Human Services
B.S., New Hampshire College, 1985
M.S., Springfield College, 1991

Elizabeth Asbury-Brown (2005)
Assistant Director of Academic Services
School of Human Services - Wilmington
B.A., Temple University
M.Ed., Widener University

Gary Atwood (2005)
Reference Librarian
Babson Library
B.A., University of Maine, 1991
M.A., University of Maine, 1997
M.L.S., Simmons College, 2005

Darlene Avisata (1996)
Head Preschool Teacher
B.A., State University of New York, Stony Brook
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts

Paula Bak (1997)
Assistant Director of Accounting
B.S., Elms College, 1992

M. Catherine Banks (1979)
Associate Dean of Students/
Director of Residence Life
B.S., North Adams State College, 1963
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1980

Steven Bigda (1998)
Technical Services Coordinator/Remote Sites

Marielana Blanchard (2005)
Coordinator of Admissions / Recruitment
School of Human Services - Manchester
B.S., Springfield College, 2001
M.S., Springfield College, 2003

Ellen Demos Bletsos (1975)
Accounts Payable Supervisor
B.S., Springfield College, 1983
M.S., 1987

Michael Boulden (2000)
Director of Outdoor Programs
B.S., Springfield College, 1996
M.Ed., 1998

David Braverman (2005)
Vice President of Student Affairs
B.A., University of Missouri, Columbia, 1982
M.A., University of Iowa
Ph.D., University of Iowa

Carol Brennan (2000)
Head 3 Year Old Teacher
B.S., Springfield College, 2000

Gretchen A. Brockmeyer (1979)
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., Luther College, 1965
M.S., Springfield College, 1966
Ed.D., University of Georgia, 1976

Anquinette Brown (2006)
Admissions Coordinator
School of Human Services - Wilmington
B.A., Pace University, 1981
M.S., Springfield College, 2002
M.A., Eastern university, 2005

Mary Buck (1997)
Assistant Director for Administration
B.S., San Diego State University, 1988

Maureen Burke (2003)
Director of the Child Development Center
B.S., Bridgewater State College, 1980
J.D., University of Kansas, 1988

Claire Burns (1997)
Media Relations Director
B.A., College of Mt. St. Vincent, 1969

Maria F. Bush (1996)
Assistant Director for Administration,
School of Human Services-Tampa
B.S., Nova University, 1988
M.S., National-Lewis University, 1992

Kinser Cancelmo (1989)
Assistant Director of Financial Aid
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1988

Karin Camihort (2005)
Educational Technologist
Babson Library
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Rosanne Captain, CPA (2001)
Internal Auditor
A.S., Bay Path College, 1979
B.S., Central Connecticut State University, 1989

Alfonse Carrano (2003)
Planned Gifts Officer
B.S., University of Connecticut

Mae Chillson
Admissions Coordinator
School of Social Work
B.B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1987

Edward Ciosek (2002)
Director of Financial Aid
B.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1979
M.Ed., Springfield, College, 1987

Veronica Cohen (2004)
Assistant Director for Administration
B.A., Saint Augustine’s College, 1977

Barbara Collins (2004)
B.S., Westfield State College, 1997

William J. Considine (1976)
Dean, School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
Professor of Physical Education
Buxton Chair of Physical Education
B.S., Western Illinois University, 1964
M.S., Illinois State University, 1966
P.E.D., Indiana University, 1970

Norene Copeland (2003)
Admissions Recruitment Coordinator
B.A., National Louis University, 2000
M.S., Springfield College, 2001

Allen Cornelius
Associate Director of NFF
B.A., Franklin and Marshall College, 1978
M.S., George Washington University, 1980
M.A., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, 1991
Ph.D., 1995

Bonnie Cox (2002)
Director of Annual Fund
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, 1986
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1988

Marisol Cruz (1991)
Director of Leadership Development
School of Human Services
B.S., Springfield College, 1994
M.S., 1997

Allene Begley Curto (1993)
Financial Aid Counselor,
School of Human Services

Patricia Dalessio (2005)
Systems Manager - ITS
B.S., Westfield State College, 1987

Amy Dean
Director of Marketing and Communications
B.A., Skidmore College, 1975

Mary N. DeAngelo (1984)
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
B.A., Bridgewater State College, 1982
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1984

Melanie Devanski (2000)
Editorial Assistant
A.A., Mount Ida College, 1994

Deborah H. Dickens (1993)
Director of Student Support Services
B.S., Central Connecticut State University
M.S., Southern Connecticut State University

Clayton S. Dimock (1995)
Programmer/Analyst, ITS
B.S., Springfield College, 1975
M.Ed., 1977

Michael Dobise (1998)
B.S., C.W. Post College, 1969

Margaret Downing (2002)
Coordinator of Student Services
School of Human Services
A.A., Holyoke Community College, 1991
B.S., Westfield State College, 1992

Scott Dranka (2001)
Assistant Director of the Career Center
B.S., American International College, 1998
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2001

Ann Drennan (1999)
Assistant Director of Field Education
Social Work

Mary P. Dunn (1997)
Director of Human Resources
A.B., Wheaton College, 1988
J.D., Western New England College
School of Law, 1994

Mary Lou Dyjak (1986)
Special Assistant to the President/
Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trustees

Edee Edwards (2006)
Reference Librarian
Babson Library
M.L.S., Columbia University, 1991

Camille Elliott (1988)
Director of Student Services
B.S., Springfield College, 1990
M.S., 1992

Charlene Elvers (2000)
Director, Student Volunteer Programs
B.A., Northwestern State University of Louisiana, 1984
M.A., Framingham State College, 1987

Gary Enright (1994)
Associate Director of Counseling Center
B.S., Springfield College, 1979
M.Ed., 1987

Lloyd G. Fassett Jr. (1965)
Chief Technology Officer

Robert Felicetti (1985)
Technical Coordinator

Barbara Fetkenhauer (1999)
Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator
B.S., Mount Senario College, 1998

Carl Fetteroll
Program Director United States Sports
and Fitness Center for the Disabled

Richard Fleming (2001)
Director of Drug/Alcohol Education Services
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1989
M.S.W., Springfield College, 1993

Richard B. Flynn (1999)
B.S., MacMurray College, 1964
M.Ed., Ohio University, 1965
Ed.D., Columbia University, 1970

David Fraboni (2001)
Vice President for Institutional Advancement
B.A., Springfield College, 1984

Anne Marie Frisby (1994)
Cooridnator of Admissions/Marketing
B.A., St. Michaels College, 1993

Thomas Ghazil (1968)
Media Services Coordinator

Kelly Gonya (2004)
Production Manager
B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1988

Elissa Gonzalez (2005)
Toddler Teacher
B.S., Springfield College, 2005

Eneida Gonzalez (1990)
Assistant Director of Teacher Preparation and Certification
B.S., Springfield College, 1994

Linda Gourlay (1999)
Director of the Health Center
B.S., University of Iowa School of Nursing, 1982
M.S., Yale University School of Nursing, 1986

David Hall (2005)
Director of Campus Recreation
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1993
M.S., University of West Florida, 1995
Ed.D., University of the Pacific, 2004

Kelly Hart (2001)
Assistant Athletic Director
B.S., Villanova University, 1987
M.S., The College of New Jersey, 1990
Ph.D., Florida State University, 2001

JoAnn Hayes (2000)
Desktop Services Coordinator

Mary D. Healey (1981)
Dean, School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies
Professor of Biology
B.S., Springfield College, 1978
M.Ed., 1980
M.S., University of Connecticut, 1986
Ph.D., 1993

Cynthia Herlihy (1978)
Coordinator of Academic Affairs
Operations and Services

Joshua Hettrick (2004)
Assistant Director of Residential Living/Program Development
B.A., Stonehill College, 2002
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2004

Michael Hill (1993)
Career Development Specialist and Systems Manager
B.A., University of Connecticut, 1986
M.Ed., 1990

Ann Holder (2005)
Equipment Room and Facilities Manager
B.S., Stetson University, 1988
M.S., Springfield College, 2005

Mayumi Hoshino (2004)
Web Developer
M.A., Springfield College, 1997

Keith Ingalls (2000)
Associate Registrar/Systems Coordinator
B.S., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1975
M.S., American International College, 2004

L. Judy Jackson (1974)
Chief of Campus Police

Vickie Jackson (2000)
Coordinator of Financial Aid Services,
School of Human Services-Milwaukee
A.A., Milwaukee Area Technical College, 1992
B.S., Upper Iowa University, 2000

Mark Jacobs (2005)
Assistant Director of Sports Communications
B.S., Springfield College, 2004

Allan Johnson (2000)
Computer Support Technician
A.A., Springfield Technical Community College, 1972
B.S., San Jose State University, 1976

Ulric Johnson (1999)
Campus Director - Boston

Marsha Jones (2002)
Information Services Coordinator
B.A., Howard University

Barbara Kautz (1987)
Director of Career Services
B.S., University of Connecticut, 1972
M.A., American International College, 1986

Carol Keeney (1996)
Registered Nurse

J. Tamari Kidess Lucey (1986)
Director of Alumni Relations
B.S., Springfield College, 1981
M.Ed., 1982

David Kiley (2004)
Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Cheryl Kisiel
Library Network Technician
A.S., Greenfield Community College, 1967
B.S., Springfield College, 1992

Colleen Kramer (2004)
Coordinator of Financial Aid Services
B.S., California Polytechnic State University, 1982
M.B.A., University of Redlands, 1998

Gary Lacy (2005)
Associate Dean of Curriculum and Instruction

Linda Ladd (2000)
Business Services Coordinator,
School of Human Services-St. Johnsbury
B.S., Lyndon State College, 1971
M.Ed., Johnson State College, 1987

Susan Langlois (2006)
Campus Director
School of Human Services - Manchester
B.S., University of New Hampshire, 1978
M.S., Springfield College, 1980
Ph.D., Springfield College, 1990

Stephen Lafever (1988)
Director of Facilities and Campus Services
B.A., Castleton State College, 1984

Melanie Larue
Pre-K Teacher
B.S., Springfield College, 2004


Thomas F. Larkin (1985)
Senior Director of Networking, ITS
Academic and Client Computing
B.S., Springfield College, 1975
C.S.C.P., University of Massachusetts, 1984

Julie A. Le Duc (1980)
Director of Administrative Training and Operations, ITS
A.S., Springfield Technical Community College, 1973

Debra J. LeMay (1994)
Director of Accounting

Joanna Lenfest (2005)
Associate Director of Admissions
B.A., State University of New York, Plattsburgh, 1990
M.A., St. Michael’s College, 2000

Gregory Leonard (2003)
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
B.S., Springfield College, 2001

Catherine Lockett (2004)
Toddler Teacher
B.S., Stetson University, 1999
M.A., University of Hartford, 2002

Donna Wood Lozier
Asst Director, Financial Aid
A.A., Greenfield Community College, 1971
B.S., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1986

Dale Lucy-Allen (1994)
Director of Community Relations
B.A, Springfield College, 1992
M.A., Springfield College, 1994

Nathan Luscombe (2006)
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations
B.S., Springfield College, 2004

Kim Lyon-Pratt (2005)
Coordinator of Admissions / Recruitment
School of Human Services - St. Johnsbury

Stephanie Mahoney (2002)
Head Toddler Teacher
B.S., Northwestern College

John Mailhot (1988)
Vice President
for Administration and Finance
B.S., American International College, 1983
M.B.A., 1987

Betty L. Mann (1984)
Associate Vice President for Graduate Education and Research
Professor of Physical Education
B.S.E., North Adams State College, 1967
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1974
D.P.E., 1984

Brenda Marsian (2002)
Director of Development
B.A.,Western New England College, 1991
M.A.,University of Hartford, 1996

Linda L. Marston (1994)
Director of Grants Office
B.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1975
M.A., Tufts University, 1982
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1989

Marisol Martinez (2005)
Director of Admissions/Recruitment SHS
B.S., Springfield College, 1996
M.A., American International College, 1998

Michael Mayo (2001)
Manager of Network Operations:
B.S., Westfield State College, 1990

Susan McIntyre (1999)
Associate Registrar
B.S., Springfield College (2003)

David McMahon (2006)
Director of United Campus Ministeries
A.B., Harvard College
M.Div., Boston University School of Theology
Ph.D., Boston University

Robert M. McMaster (1982)
Superintendent of Grounds
A.S., Springfield Technical Community College, 1982

Donald Melody (2002)
Manager, ITS/Video Conferencing

Rachael Naismith (1995)
Senior Reference Librarian
B.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1975
M.L.S., SUNY at Albany, 1981
M.A., Carnegie-Mellon University, 1993

Brendan Neal (2006)
Associate Director of Family Giving
B.S., Springfield College, 2002

Brigitte Nealy (2004)
Coordinator of Financial Aid Services
B.S., Bethune-Cookman College, 1986
M.A., University of Phoenix, 2003

Donna Kay Ness (1997)
Director of Fitness Facilities
B.S., Springfield College, 1985

Allen L. Noble (1998)
Manager of Employment
and Equal Opportunity Officer
B.S., California Polytechnic State University-
San Luis Opispo, 1971
M.S., Springfield College, 2002

Suzanne Nowlan (1992)
Assistant Director of Cooperative Education
B.A., Western New England College, 1984

Kelly O’Brien
NFF Project Coordinator
B.A., Mt. Holyoke College, 1999
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2001

Thomas O’Brien (2002)
Computer Support Technician
B.A., SUNY at Buffalo, 1996

John A. Odato (1984)
Manager of Off-Campus Housing

Evelyn Orenstein (2005)
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
B.A., McGill University, 2002
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2005

Brian Page (2005)
Website Manager
B.A., Northeastern University, 2000

Regina Patterson (2000)
Assistant Director for Administration
School of Human Services-Wilmington
B.S., Cheyney University, 1980
M.H.S.A., Springfield College, 1999

Brian Quinlan (2002)
Assistant Director of Academic Services
B.S., Quinnipiac University, 2000
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2002

Stephen Raczynski (2005)
Director of Sports Communications
B.S., Assumption College, 1974

Robert Raum (1997)
Director of Advancement Research
B.F.A., Central Connecticut State University, 1983

Ann M. Reilly (2000)
Manager of Benefits and Payroll
B.A., Elms College, 1980

Paige Roberts (2004)
B.A., Bates College, 1986
MLIS, Simmons College, 2004
Ph.D., George Washington University, 2000

Irene Rios (1998)
B.S., Rochester Institute of Technology, 1984;
M.S., 1989

Laraine Robison (2002)
Assistant Director of Annual Fund
B.A., State University of New York, Oswego, 1996
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1999

Roderick Rush (2003)
Student Services Coordinator
A.A., Milwaukee Area Technical College, 1988
B.S., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1991
M.S., University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1994

Elizabeth Russell (1988)
Assistant Director of Academic Services,
School of Human Services
B.S., New Hampshire College, 1983
M.S., Anitoch University, 1989

Jill F. Russell (2000)
Vice President for Strategic Planning and
Executive Assistant to the President
B.S., Ohio State University, 1974
M.A., Ohio State University, 1978
Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 1994

Timothy St. James (2001)
Associate Registrar
B.S., Western New England College, 1999

Margaret Sanborn (2001)
Student Services Coordinator
B.S., Springfield College

Cathie Schweitezer (1996)
Director of Athletics

Nashona Seals (2006)
Coordinator of Admissions / Recruitment
School of Human Services - San Diego
B.S., San Diego State university

Kristy Severino (2001)
Asst. Director of Residence Life
A.A., Dean College, 1997
B.A., Eastern Connecticut State University, 1998

Donald J. Shaw, Jr. (1974)
Director of Graduate Admissions
B.S., Springfield College, 1969
M.Ed., 1970

Elsie Smalls (2003)
Campus Director
School of Human Services
B.S., South Carolina State University, 1980
M.B.A., Citadel, 1990

Judith Smith (2000)
Registered Nurse
Springfield Hospital School of Nursing, 1963
B.S., Springfield College, 1993

Katherine A. Smith (1986)
Director of Conferences and Special Programs
B.S., Western New England College, 1982

Kishaa-Amin Smith
Coordinator of Student Services
School of Human Services - Los Angeles
B.S., Springfield College
M.S., University of La Verne

Sheri Sochrin (1994)
Reference and Distance Learning Librarian
B.A., Brandeis University, 1988
M.L.S., Simmons College, 1993

Michael Stevens (2002)
Senior Technical Services Librarian
B.A., Rice University
M.L.S., University of Texas at Austin, 1999

Carl Stiles (2005)
Director of Student Activities / Campus Programs
B.S., Western New England College, 1987
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1989

Rosemary Stocks (1983)
Project Manager
B.S., Fitchburg State, 1968
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1989

William Susman (2005)
Dean, School of Health Sciences
and Rehabiliation Studies
B.A., SUNY Buffalo, 1973
C.P.T., Columbia University, 1975
M.A., New York University, 1978
Ph. D., New York University, 1987

Cynthia Swan (2003)
Undergraduate Admissions Counselor
B.S., Springfield College, 1998
M.A., American International College, 2000

Patricia Swoboda True (1990)
Coordinator of Financial Aid
B.S., Springfield College, 1991
M.Ed., 1994

Andrea Taupier (1993)
Director of Babson Library
B.A., St. Olaf College, 1980
M.S.L.S., Columbia University, 1981
M.A., Springfield College

Benjamin Taylor (2005)
Assistant Director of Outdoor Programs
B.A., Springfield College, 1999

Gail Thomas (2005)
Assistant Director for Academic Services
School of Human Services - Springfield
B.S., Kutztown University, 1971

Ram Upadhyay
Assistant Director of Academic Services,
School of Human Services
B.L., Tribhuvan University, Nepal, 1969
M.A., 1968
M.Ed., University of Connecticut, 1980
Ph.D., 1987
M.A., 1990

Theresa A. Vecchio (1993)
Associate Dean of Campus Life
B.S., Southern Illinois University, 1982
M.S.W., University of Connecticut, 1991
Ed.D., Johnson and Wales University, 2004

Francine J. Vecchiolla (1990)
Dean, School of Social Work
Professor of Social Work
B.S., Springfield College, 1972
M.S.W., University of Connecticut, 1974
Ph.D., Brandeis University, 1987

Richard Veres (1995)
Associate Director of Undergraduate Admissions
B.S., Springfield College, 1995
M.Ed., 1997

Luis F. Vitorino (1985)
Manager of Facilities Operations
A.S., Springfield Technical Community College, 1985
B.S., Springfield College, 1994
M.S., 2001

Timothy Volkmann (1999)
Assistant Director of Sports Communications
B.A., University of New York College at Cortland, 1997

Jane Johnson Vottero (2000)
Publications Director
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1983

Jennifer Wahlund (2002)
Assistant Director Financial Aid Services,
School of Human Services
B.S., Slippery Rock University, 1995

Jacqueline Wallace (2004)
Assistant Director for Administration
B.A., Norfolk State University, 1989
M.S.W., Simmons College, 1997

Sandra Waller (1989)
Associate Director of Academic Services
B.S., Russell Sage, 1964
M.Ed., Boston College, 1967

Sarah Wheeler (1982)
Associate Director of Financial Aid
A.A., Lasell Junior College, 1972
B.A., Springfield College, 1993

Wende Wheeler (1998)
Director of Advancement Services
B.A., Smith College, 1982

Ann Whitall (1985)
Associate Director of Counseling Center
B.A., Earlham College, 1977
M.S.W., Smith College, 1983

John White (2001)
Major Gifts Officer
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1993
M.A., Framingham State College, 1996

Richard A. Whiting (1970)
Director of Counseling Center
B.A., Springfield College, 1966
M.S., 1967
C.A.G.S., 1968
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, 1980

John W. Wilcox (1970)
Executive Director of Enrollment Management
B.A., Springfield College, 1967
M.Ed., 1969

Robert J. Willey, Jr. (2002)
Dean, School of Human Services
B.S., Philadelphia Biblical University
M.A., Trinity International University

Michael E. Williamson (1993)
Assistant Director for Telecommunications

Cecilia Douthy Willis (1997)
Assistant Dean/Campus Director
School of Human Services, Wilmington Campus
B.S., Kansas State University, 1971
M.S., Kansas State University, 1972
Ph.D., Iowa State University, 1997

Bridgett Wilson (2006)
Coordinator of Admissions and Recruitment
School of Human Services - charleston
B.A., Francis Marion University, 2001
M.Ed., Lesley University, 2004

John Wilson (1976)
Director of Multicultural Student Affairs
A.A., Holyoke Community College, 1969
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1971
M.A., 1974

Helen Wright (2005)
Director of Campus Development
School of Human Services
B.S., Westfield State College, 1972
M.B.A., Western New England College, 1983

Laurie Wrona (1999)
Assistant Director of Cooperative Education
B.S., Eastern Connecticut State University, 1994
M.S., Central Connecticut State University, 1999

Jean A. Wyld (2001)
Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., University of Connecticut, Storrs, 1973
M.S., 1975
Ph.D., 1980

Roberta Youmans (1993)
Business Services Coordinator,
School of Human Services
B.S., Springfield College, 1998

Mark Zaborowski (1990)
Director of Administration Systems
and Programming
A.S., Springfield Technical Community College, 1981

Ronald Ziemba (2000)
Senior Writer, Office of the President
B.A., Amherst College, 1964