May 22, 2024  
2016-2017 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Springfield College Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Administrative and Professional Staff

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

Bernice Alvarado (2001)
A.S., Holyoke Community College, 2004
B.S., Springfield College, 2007

Maria Arroyo (2015)
Asst. Director of Undergrad Admissions
B.A., Colby College, 1989
A.B.D. Harvard University, 2004
M.F.A. Pine Manor College, 2015

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

April Arcouette (2010)
Assistant Director of Financial Aid - PCS

Maria Luisa Arroyo (2015)
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
B.A., Colby College, 1989
M.A., Tufts University, 1996
A.B.D., Harvard University, 2005
M.F.A., Pine Manor College, 2015

Peter Avdoulos (2006)
Associate Director of Campus Recreation
B.B., Springfield College, 1985

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

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

Joanna Boody (2014)
Coordinator of Undergraduate and Graduate Research
B.A., Mass. College of Liberal Arts, 2005
M.A., The New School, 2008

John Brady (2016)
Asst. Director for Research & Access

Elizabeth Braxton (2014)
Area Coordinator - Residence Life
B.A., Montclair State University
M.Ed., Rutgers University

Caitlin Breault (2014)
Asst. Director of Undergrad Admissions
B.S., Springfield College 2011

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

Kristen Brosius (2010)
Coordinator of Facility Operations
B.S., Keene State
M.Ed., Springfield College

Caroline Brown (2008)
Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Phyllis Brown (2015)
Assistant Dean/Campus Director - Tampa

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

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

Rosanne Captain, CPA (2001)
Assistant Vice-President for Finance and Administration
A.S., Bay Path College, 1979
B.S., Central Connecticut State University, 1989
M.S., Springfield College, 2015

Loni Carter (2016)
Director of Health Center

Eric Castillo (2015)
Assistant Dean/Campus Director - Houston
B.A., Univ. of the Incarnate Word, 2004
M.A., University of New Mexico, 2007
Ph.D. University of New Mexico, 2011

Julia Chevan (1993)
Interim Dean, School of Health Sciences and Rehabilitation Studies
B.S., Boston University, 1985
M.P.H., University of Massachusetts, 1988
Board Certified Physical Therapy Specialist in Orthopedics, 1994
M.S., Quinnipiac College, 1995
Ph.D., Virginia Commonwealth University, 2006

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

Mary-Beth A. Cooper (2013)
B.S., University of Delaware, 1983
M.Ed., University of Georgia, 1985
M.B.A., University of Rochester, 2000
Ph.D., Michigan State University, 1997
D.M., Case Western Reserve University, 2009

Mary Ann Coughlin (1993)
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.S., Plymouth State College, 1977
M.S., Springfield College, 1984
C.A.G.S., Springfield College, 1984
D.P.E., Springfield College, 1987

Marc Couture-King (2016)
Web Applications Developer
A.S., Springfield Technical Community College, 2015 

Bonnie Cox (2002)
Leadership Giving Officer
B.A., Franklin & Marshall College, 1986
M.Ed., Springfield College, 1988

Allene Begley Curto (1993)
Associate Director of Financial Aid - School of
Professional and Continuing Studies

Patricia Dalessio (2005)
Director of Technology Solutions Center
B.S., Westfield State College, 1987
M.S., Springfield College

Danny Davis (2010)
Chief Information Officer
B.S., Gardner-Webb University
M.B.A., Gardner-Webb University

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

Amedeo DeCara (2012)
Reference Librarian
B.A., Wheaton College
M.L.S., Simmons College

Xiomara Delobato (2014)
Assistant Director of Employee Relations
B.A., University of New Hampshire, 2010

Daniel Desroches (2012)
Systems Analyst Programmer - ITS

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

David Douglas (1972)
Director of Campus Printing / Postal Services
B.S., Springfield College, 1997

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

Scott Dupuis (1995)
Trades / Maintenance Supervisor

John Eisler (2016)
Dean of School of Prof. and Cont. Studies
B.S., University of Florida, 1985
M.A. Emory University Dept. of Psychology, 1992
M.Ed., Emory University Dept. of Psychology, 1995

Charlene Elvers (2000)
Director, Student Volunteer Programs
B.A., Northwestern State University, 1984
M.A., Framingham State College, 1987
Ed.D., Northeastern University, 2015

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

Kerry Ernst (2007)
Preschool Teacher
B.S., Springfield College

Jacob Ferry (2015)
Institutional Research Analyst
B.A., Castleton State College, 2012
M.S., Springfield College, 2015

Shannon Finning (2015)
Vice President for Student Affairs
B.A., Bryant University, 1996
M.Ed., Bridgewater State University, 1999
Ph.D., Clemson University, 2009

Anne Fischer (2007)
Graphic Design Associate
B.F.A., University of Hartford, 1980

Erin Friedman (2005)
Assistant Director, YMCA Relations
B.S., Springfield College, 1999
M.S., Springfield College, 2006

Glenn Gemma (2011)
Assistant Director of Field Education
School of Social Work

Paige Getchell (2016)

Leigh-Ann Gomes (2011)
Assistant Director, Academic Advising
B.A., Western New England University, 2010
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2012

Kellynette Gomez (2016)
Community Involvement and Program Liaison,
Inclusion and Community Involvement

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

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

Marcia Gower (2012)
Senior Systems Analyst / Programmer

Jill Grakowsky (2015)
Academic Advisor
B.S. Central CT State University, 2010 
M.S. Central CT State University, 2015

Judy Gregoire (2008)
Technical Liaison, Administrative Computing
B.S., Quinnipiac University, 2007

Anne Griffin (2006)
Associate Director Undergraduate Admissions
B.S., Springfield College

David Hall (2005)
Asst. Vice President, Student Affairs
B.S., Virginia Commonwealth University, 1993
M.S., University of West Florida, 1995
Ed.D., University of the Pacific, 2004

Thomas Harrigan (2014)
Assistant Director of Field Education
M.S.W., Boston Graduate School of Social Work (1978)

Judy Hartling (1996)
Director, Academic Advising Services
B.A., Central Connecticut State College, 1980
M.A., Saint Joseph College, 1986

Jon Hartsfield (2010)
Digital Technologies Librarian
B.A., UNC, Chapel Hill
M.L.S., Simmons College

JoAnn Hayes (2000)
Desktop Services Coordinator

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

Anne Herzog (2011)
Dean, School of Arts, Sciences, and Professional Studies
B.A., College of the Holy Cross
M.A., Georgetown University
Ph.D, Rutgers University

Calvin Hill (2015)
Vice President for Inclusion and Community Development
B.A., Bethany College
M.S., Emporia State University
P.hD., Howard University

Michael Hill (1993)
Associate Director, Career Center
B.A., University of Connecticut, 1986
M.Ed., University of Connecticut, 1990

Chris Hinely (2008)
Admissions Coordinator
School of Social Work
B.A., American University, Cairo, Egypt, 1994
M.S. University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 1997

Ann Holder (2005)
Asst. Direcotr of Operations
B.S., Stetson University, 1988
M.S., Springfield College, 2005

Erica Hollott (2013)
Athletics Reccruiting and Retention Coordinator
B.A., Boston College
M.S., Smith College

Matthew Hudak (2016)
B.A. Quinnipiac University, 2011
M.Ed University of Southern Mississippi, 2013

Keith A. Ingalls (2000)
B.B.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1975
M.S., American International College, 2004

Kristin Jacobs (2010)
Associate Director of Athletics
B.A., Dickinson College
M.S., Western Illinois University

Christine Johnston (2014)
Health Educator
B.A., Middlebury College, 2003
M.P.H., The Dartmouth Institute, Geisel School of
Medicine at Dartmouth, 2006

Stuart Jones (2016)
Vice President for Enrollment Management
B.A., Purdue University, 1983
M.A., Christian Theological Seminary, 1990
Ph.D., Northcentral University, 2009

Kellyn Kalish (2014)
Preschool Teacher

Alan Kirkland (2013)
Lab Coordinator

Beth Kirkland (2010)
Technical Liaison, Administrative Computing
Gardner-Webb University

Karen Kisiel (1994)
Coordinator of Campus Union
B.S., Springfield College
M.S., Springfield College

Brian Krylowicz (2012)
Director Counseling Center
B.A., Whittier College, 1990
M.A., Texas Tech University, 1994
Ph.D., Texas Tech University, 1999

Scott Kuhnly (2009)
Risk Manager
B.S., Keene State
M.S., University of Hartford

Gail Labelle (1998)
Administrative Clinical Coordinator

Ray LaFerriere (2013)
Digital Media Coordinator

Jerold Laguilles (2009)
Coordinator - Institutional Research
B.A., Amherst College 1997
M.S., University of Maryland, 1999
Ed.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2013

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

Leah Larson (2016)
Director of Strategic Research
B.S., Bridgewater State College, 2005
M.Ed Worcester State College, 2011

Sarah Lawlor (2010)
Associate Director of Advancement Information Services

Karen Leary (2016)
Exec. Dir. of Public Safety/Chief of Police

Debra J. LeMay (1994)
Director of Accounting

Henry Long (2011)
Parent Giving Officer
B.A., Springfield College
M.Ed., Springfield College

Debra Low (2015)
Registered Nurse
B.S. University of Massachusetts Lowell, 1994 

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


Felicia Lundquist (2016)
Director of Multicultural Affairs
B.A. University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2001
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2012 

Brian Magoffin (2007)
Asst. Director of Athletics - Communications
B.S., Springfield College, 2005

Deleney Magoffin (2012)
Associate Director of Alumni Relations
B.S., Springfield College, 2006
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2011

Allison Maguire (2014)
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
B.A., Fairfield University
M.Ed., University of Virginia

Stephanie Mahoney (2002)
Toddler Teacher
Child Development Center
B.S., Northwestern College

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

Crystal Maldonado (2015)
Web Writer
B.A., University of Connecticut, 2010

Evelyn Markham (2008)
Head Toddler Teacher
Child Development Center
B.S., Springfield College, 2005

Damon Markiewicz (2012)
Associate Director for Media Relations
B.A., Westfield State University, 1999

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

Tracey Matthews (2002)
Dean, School of Health, Physical Education and Recreation
B.S., University of Connecticut, 1989
M.S., Springfield College, 1995
D.P.E., Springfield College, 1997

Michael Mayo (2001)
Technology Solutions Project Manager
B.S., Westfield State College, 1990

Donavan McCray (2015)
Student Services Coordinator - SW
B.A. Providence College, 2013

Brian McGuinness (2014)
Assistant Director of International Center
B.A., Syracuse University
M.Ed., Campbell University

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

Missy-Marie Montgomery (1999)
Interim Director, Center for Teaching and Learning
B.F.A., Bowling Green State University, 1981
M.F.A., University of Massachusetts-Amherst, 1990
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts-Amherst 2009

Jeff Monseau (2008)
B.A., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
M.L.S., Simmons College

Keith Moore (2009)
Asst. Dir. Recruitment/Admissions - PCS Boston 
B.A., Chicago State University
M.Ed., Troy State University
M.S., Western CT State University

Evan Moreau (2014)
Web and Video Production Assistant
B.S., Springfield College

Sharon Mosier (1999)
Employment Coordinator
B.S., Springfield College, 2009
M.S., Springfield College, 2012

Christopher Neronha (2015)
Vice President and General Counsel
B.A., Providence College, 1988
J.D., University of Notre Dame, 1991

Christopher Nisler (2014)
Area Coordinator - Residence Life
B.S., Central Connecticut State University

Suzanne Nowlan (1992)
Interim Dean, Student Affairs
B.A., Western New England College, 1984
M.Ed., Springfield College

Katherine O’Connor (2013)
Internal Audit
B.A., Muskingum University

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

Hannah Pancak (2015)
Assistant Director of Student Activities
B.S., Central Connecticut State University, 2013
M.S., Central Connecticut State University, (2015)

Caitlin Penndorf (2011)
Web Communications Editor
B.A., Westfield State University, 2010

Briana Perkins (2015)
Mobile Applications Coordinator
B.S. Arizona State University
B.A. Arizona State University  

Pam Pettengill (2001)
Benefits Coordinator

Lorie Pieterse (2001)
Executive Assistant to the President

Barbara Pio (2012)
Academic Advising Transfer Coordinator
B.A., Brandeis Univesity
M.Ed., Springfield College

Craig Poisson (1996)
Director of Athletics
B.S., Southern CT State University, 1988
M.PE, Springfield College, 1990
Ph.D., Springfield College, 1999

Elisabeth Poling Maberry (2016)
Associate Director of Housing/Res Life Operations

Robin Potter (2016)
Reference Librarian
B.A., The Cooper Union for Advancement of Science & Art, 2005
M.L.S., Queens College, 2012

Martha Potvin (2016)
Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs
B.S., University of Connecticut, 1976
M.S., Michigan State University, 1980
Ph.D., University of Nebraska - Lincoln, 1984

Jayna Punturiero (2015)
B.A., Binghamton University, 2006
M.A., Loyola University Chicago, 2010
M.S.W., Loyola University Chicago, 2010

Kelly Rand ( 2016)
Admissions Counselor

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

Rachael Raymond (2013)
Admissions Counselor

Anthony Regan (1991)
Superintendent of Custodial Services/Warehouse Operations

Ann M. Reilly (2000)
Manager of H.R.I.S. and Special Projects
B.A., Elms College, 1980

David Renza (2015)
Coordinator of Student Success
B.A. Southern CT State University, 2005
M.Ed., University of Connecticut, 2008 

Nicole Reyen (2012)
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
B.S., Springfield College

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

Lillian Rodriguez (2002)
Assistant Director of Financial Aid, School of
Professional and Continuing Studies

Debra Rollend (1977)
Assistant Director of Accounting
A.S., Manchester Community College
B.S., Springfield College

Steve Roulier (2011)
Executive Director for Marketing and Communications
B.S., Castleton State College

Suzanne Ryan (2014)
CLASP Coordinator
B.A., State University of New York

Jonathan Santer(2014)
Coordinator of Media Relations
B.A., Springfield College, 2014

Erica Saviuk (2016)
Asst. Director of Residence Life

Douglas Scanlon (2014)
Communications Specialist
B.A., St. Bonaventure University
M.Ed., Elms College

Tanya Sears (2014)
B.S., University of Massachusetts-Lowell
B.F.A., Emerson College

Miriam Siegel (2016)
Director of Human Resources
B.S. State University of NY at Albany 

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

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

Thomas Sweeney (2010)
Educational Technologist
A.A., Holyoke Community College
B.A., Westfield State University
M.Ed., University of Massachusetts

John Tallis (2013)
System Administrator

Andrea Taupier (1993)
Director of Babson Library
B.A., St. Olaf College, 1980
M.S.L.S., Columbia University, 1981
M.S., Springfield College, 2002

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

Brian Toohey (2010)
Planned and Major Giving Office
B.S., University of Montana, 2000
J.D., Western New England College School of Law, 2009

Kerri Vautour (2008)
Outreach Librarian
B.S., Springfield College, 2007
M.L.I.S., Couthern Connecticut State University, 2011

Angela Veatch (2007)
Assistant Director of Outdoor Programs
B.A., Indiana University, 2000
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2007

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

Thomas Verrico (2016)
Assistant Director of Campus Recreation
B.S. American International College, 2007
M.S. American International College, 2016

Jennifer Vigneault (2015)
Project Manager
B.S. Central Connecticut State University, 2006

Luis F. Vitorino (1985)
Environmental Health and Safety Director
A.S., Springfield Technical Community College, 1985
B.S., Springfield College, 1994
M.S., 2001

Jane Johnson Vottero (2000)
Director of Executiv Communication
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1983
M.S., Springfield College

Gregory Walters (2015)
Director of Facilities and Campus Services
B.S., Union College, 1997
M.S., Old Dominion University, 2007

Anne Marie Warchol (2008)
Director of Student Activities/Campus Programs
B.S., Mount Saint Mary’s College
M.A., Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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-Information Systems
B.A., Smith College, 1982

John White (2001)
Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations
B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1993
M.A., Framingham State College, 1996

Andrew Wilcox (2007)
Director, Academic Success Center
B.A., Clark University, 1993
M.A., Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH

Sarah Wojtas (2016)
Bio/Chem Lab Coordinator
M.S., University of Massachusetts - Amherst

Kevin Wood (2015)
Associate Director of Athletics
B.S., Springfield College, 2002
M.S., Springfield College, 2006

Scott Woodaman (2007)
Asst. Director of Campus Recreation
B.S., Springfield College, 2009
M.Ed., Springfield College, 2012

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

Robert Yanez (2015)
Director of Residence Life
B.A. State University of NY at Cortland

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