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The Sage Colleges Administration


Office of the President

Susan C. Scrimshaw, Ph.D., M.A., Columbia University; A.B., Barnard College; President

Rosemary L. Grignon, MBA, Sage Graduate School; B.S., Russell Sage College; Executive Assistant to the President

Laura D’Agostino, B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo; Assistant to the President

Academic Affairs

Terry Weiner, Ph.D., M.A., University of North Carolina; B.A., University of Illinois/Chicago; Interim Provost and Professor of Sociology and Political Science

Kevin R. Stoner, M.A., The University of Oklahoma; B.S., Northern Arizona University; Associate Provost and Associate Professor of Communications 

Connell G. Frazer, Ed.D., University of Northern Colorado; M.S. Ed., B.S. Ed., Valdosta State College; Director of On-Line Learning

Michelle Grubb, Ph.D., University of Virginia; B.A., Franklin & Marshall College; Director of Sage Research Institute

Timothy P. Noonan, Ed.M., Harvard University; B.A., Trinity College; Director of Academic Budget and Planning

James R. Wilson, B.A., State University of New York at Potsdam; Director of the Opalka Gallery

Colleges and Schools

Esther Haskvitz, Ph.D., M.Ed., University of Virginia; M.S., Texas Women’s University; A.B., Washington University in St. Louis; Interim Dean, School of Health Sciences and Professor of Physical Therapy

Lori V. Quigley, Ph.D., M.A., Fordham University; B.A., St. Bonaventure University; Dean, School of Education and Professor of Education

Daniel Robeson, Ph.D., M.B.A., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; B.A., University of Missouri; Dean, School of Management and Assistant Professor of Management

Sharon P. Robinson, Ph.D., University of Toledo; M.A., Johns Hopkins University; A.B., Vassar College; Dean, Russell Sage College and Professor of English

Sarolta A. Takacs, Ph.D., M.A., University of California, Los Angeles; B.A., University of California, Irvine; Dean, Sage College of Albany and Professor of History

Academic Departments

Roberta (Bobbi) Gabrenya, J.D., Vermont Law School; B.A., Kent State University; Chair, Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

Theresa Hartshorn Hand, M.S., Sage Graduate School; B.S., University of New Hampshire; Chair, Department of Occupational Therapy

Sybillyn H. Jennings, Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara; M.A., San Jose State College; B.A., Bennington College; Chair, Department of Psychology

Glenda B. Kelman, Ph.D., New York University; M.S., Sage Graduate School; B.S., Russell Sage College; Chair, Department of Nursing

Nina P. Marinello, Ph.D., M.S., State University of New York at Buffalo; B.S., Russell Sage College; B.S., St. Joseph’s College; Chair, Department of Nutrition

Linda A. Morrell, M.F.A., The George Washington University; B.F.A., Rhode Island School of Design; Chair, Department of Visual Arts

Michael A. Musial, M.M., M.A., B.F.A., State University of New York at Buffalo; Chair, Department of Arts and Letters

Patricia S. Pohl, Ph.D., M.S., University of Southern California; M.S., Queen’s College; B.S., Adelphi University; Chair, Department of Physical Therapy

Mary S. Rea, Ph.D., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S., University of Ottawa; B.S., The Ohio State University; Chair, Department of Biology

Andor D. Skotnes, Ph.D., M.A., Rutgers University; B.A., University of California at Berkeley; Chair, Department of History and Society

Thomas F. Sweeney, Ph.D., St. Louis University; M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; M.S. (R), St. Louis University; B.S., Fairfield University; Chair, Department of Mathematics

Frank R. Vozzo, Ph.D., M.S., B.S., State University of New York at Albany; Chair, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Academic Services

Michelle E. Caminos, M.S.Ed., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; B.A., Sage College of Albany; Director of Studies, Sage After Work

Cedric Gaddis, MBA, Baldwin-Wallace College; B.S., Nazareth College of Rochester; Assistant Director of HEOP and Learning Support Specialist, RSC

Stacy Gonzalez, M.A., Notre Dame; B.A., LeMoyne College; Associate Dean for Academic Advising, Russell Sage College

Kelly O’Connor-Salomon, M.A., Trinity College; M.A., University of Connecticut; B.A., Worcester State College; Director of the Writing Studio, RSC

Karlyne Osepa, C.P.H., University at Albany, SUNY; M.B.A., B.A., The College of St. Rose; Assistant Director of HEOP, SCA

Jermaine Privott, M.A., Nelson Rockefeller College; B.A., SUNY Albany; Director of HEOP and Academic Support Center, SCA

Karen Schell, M.S., The College of Saint Rose; B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; Associate Dean for Academic Advising, Sage College of Albany

Derek Westbrook, M.A, Ohio State University; B.A., State University of New York at Albany; Director of HEOP and Academic Support Center, RSC

Cultural Enrichment and Diversity

Sabrina McGinty, M.Ed., B.A., Potsdam College; Director of Cultural Enrichment and Diversity

Instructional Support

Janice M. Bonaccorso, B.A., University of Massachusetts; Lab Coordinator, Sciences

Elliott H. Mazer, M.S., State University of New York at Albany; B.S., Columbia University; Lab Coordinator, Sciences

Anna Schleifstien, B.A., Kean College of New Jersey, B.A., Drew University; Lab Coordinator, Sciences

Libraries

Lisa C. Brainard, M.L.S., Simmons College; B.A., Mount Holyoke College; Director of Libraries and Associate Professor

Rose Redwood, Bibliographic Records Manager

Dianne Roosa, B.A., Russell Sage College; A.A., Sage College of Albany; Access Services Manager

Registrar

Andrea DeMayo, M.Ed., Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts; B.A., The Elms College; Registrar

Mary Dirolf, B.S. Fine Arts, New York State College; A.A.S., Junior College of Albany; Assistant Registrar of Transfer Evaluations

Sara Duignan, B.A., State University of New York at Albany; A.A., Fulton-Montgomery College; Assistant Registrar for Data Management

Patricia L. Schumann, B.A., State University of New York at Albany; Associate Registrar

Katherine Scoville, M.A., Sage Graduate School; B.A., Russell Sage College; Assistant Registrar for Degree Audits

Student Life

Patricia A. Cellemme, M.S.E., The College of Saint Rose; B.S., Russell Sage College; Vice President for Student Life

Athletics and Recreation

Sandra Augstein-Collins, M.S.Ed, Springfield College; B.S. Russell sage College; Associate Athletic Director/Head Coach Women’s Volleyball

Brian W. Barnes, M.S., B.A., SUNY Albany; Assistant Athletic Director/Head Coach Men’s Basketball

Sharon Brodie, B.S., Keene State College; A.A.S., Hudson Valley Community College; Head Athletic Trainer/Strength Coach

Kyle Clancy, B.S., Dominican College; Head Coach Men’s Soccer

Danielle Drews, M.A, University of Connecticut; B.A., Hamilton College; Director of Athletics and Recreation

Jill Grebert, B.S.Ed., State University of New York at Cortland; Director of Recreation and Fitness

Jackie Luszczek, B.A., Oswego State University; Head Women’s Basketball Coach

Danielle Mignemi, M.S., University of Tennessee, Chattanooga; B.S., Mercyhurst College; Assistant Athletic Trainer

Lindsay A. Sawyer, B.A., Hofstra; Assistant Athletic Director/Head Softball Coach

Health and Counseling Services

Donna Barkhuff, F.N.P, Russell Sage College; M.S.N., Russell Sage College; B.S.N., Syracuse University; Nurse Practitioner, SCA

Trena Harrington, M.S., Syracuse University; B.A., State University of New York at Potsdam; Counselor, Counseling Center & Wellness Program

Patrice Rodgers, M.S.N., University of Rochester, B.S.N., Russell Sage College; Nurse Practitioner, RSC

Michael Washco, M.S., B.S., University at Albany, SUNY; Mental Health Counselor, RSC 

Student Affairs/Student Development

Shylah M. Addante, M.S.E., Sage Graduate Schools; B.A., College of St. Rose; Assistant Director of Residence Life

Chelsea Ahl, M.B.A., Sage Graduate Schools; B.A., Russell Sage College; Assistant Director of Career Planning, RSC

Diane Angrisano, B.S., Sage College of Albany; A.A., Mildred Elley College; Director of Student Activities, RSC

Michael Breslin, B.S., Union College; Assistant Director of Career Planning, SCA

Carolyn Brockmann, M.S., Sage Graduate School; B.A., College of St. Rose; Resident Director, RSC

Michael Duignan, M.S., Sage Graduate Schools; B.S., Utica College of Syracuse University; Director of Student Activities, SCA

Kristin P. Gleason, M.S., Sage Graduate Schools; B.S., B.A., Russell Sage College; Dean of Residence

Andrew Kelkres, B.S., College of St. Rose; Resident Director, SCA

David Milford, M.S., State University of New York at Albany; A.B., Vassar College; Dean of Students, RSC

Sharon E. Murray, M.S., Long Island University; B.A., State University of New York at Oswego; Dean of Students, SCA

M. Katherine Norman, M.A., Sage Graduate School; B.A., Russell Sage College; Coordinator of Disabilities Services

Michael O’Connor, M.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; B.A., University of Connecticut; Director of Career Planning

Vincent Porfirio, M.A.T., Sage Graduate Schools; M.A., B.A., State University of New York at Albany; Assistant Dean of Students, SCA

Financial Affairs

Peter D. Hughes, M.S., College of St. Rose; M.B.A., Bryant College; B.S., Villanova University; A.S. Dean Junior College; Vice President for Finance and Treasurer

Business Office

Susan A. Baccei-Racela, M.B.A., Simon Graduate School of Business, University of Rochester; B.A., University of Rochester; Staff Accountant

Valerie Cappabianca, B.S., Ithaca College; Junior Accountant

Amy I. Edmans, B.A., Russell Sage College; A.A.S. Jefferson Community College; Budget Manager

Thomas Giaquinto, M.A., Antioch of New England Graduate School; B.A., Siena College; Director of Finance

Susan A. Givney, B.S., Empire State College; A.A.S., Bryant and Stratton; Office Coordinator for Financial Affairs

Michael Krepcio, B.S., Western New England College; Assistant Director, Finance and Business Services

Paula Selmer, A.A.S., Sage College of Albany; Director of Purchasing and Accounts Payable

Tara K. Spath, M.S., Sage Graduate Schools; B.A., LeMoyne College; Manager of Accounts Receivable

Human Resources

Caryn A. Kent, B.S., Russell Sage College; Director of Human Resources

Catherine Wheland, Payroll Supervisor

Student Accounts

Kimberly Higgins, B.S., SUNY Albany; Director of Student Accounts

Laura Mazzaferro, B.S., Siena College; Student Accounts Manager

Marketing & Enrollment Management

Daniel M. Lundquist, Ed.M., Harvard University; B.A., Amherst College; Vice President for Marketing and Enrollment Management

Admission

Elizabeth M. Robertson, M.Ed, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts; B.S., Southern Vermont College; Associate Vice President for Admission

Chukwuma Asala, M.B.A., State University of New York at Albany; B.A., Union College; Assistant Director of Admission

Thomas Breen, M.B.A., State University of New York at Oswego; B.A., University of Rochester; Director of Transfer Admission

Paige E. Collins, M.S., Sage Graduate Schools; B.A., Siena College; Senior Assistant Director of Admission

Wendy Diefendorf, M.M., M.Ed., Cambridge College; B.S., Skidmore College; Director of Graduate and Adult Admission, TSC

Kelly Gansfuss, M.S., C.A.S., Sage Graduate Schools; B.A., State University of New York at Plattsburgh; Assistant Director of Graduate and Adult Admission

Bryan Lester, M.S., Sage Graduate Schools; B.S., Sage College of Albany; Coordinator of Enrollment Information

Richard A. Naylor, Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany; M.A.T., Antioch Graduate School of Education; B.A., Bucknell University; Director of Articulation Programs

Andrew Palumbo, M.S., Sage Graduate Schools; B.A., Union College; Director of Undergraduate Admission, Albany campus

Rachel Pombo, B.A., Northwestern College; Coordinator of Office Operations and Events

Casey Ranado, B.S., State University of New York at Brockport; Senior Assistant Director of Admission

Vinu Vijayan, B.A., State University of New York at Albany; Coordinator of Admission Information Systems

Karie Whitley,  B.A., State University of New York at Plattsburgh; Assistant Director of Transfer Admission

Communications and Public Relations

Shannon Ballard Gorman, B.A., James Madison University; Assistant Director of Public Relations and Communications

Elizabeth Gallagher, M.S. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; B.A., Siena College; Publications Manager

Kevin Hanselman, B.A., State University of New York at Plattsburgh; Webmaster

Tamara Hansen, B.F.A., Rochester Institute of Technology; Photographer and Communications Assistant

Ardelle Hirsch, B.A., State University of New York at Plattsburgh; Director of Media and Public Relations

Sarah Statham, M.A.T., Sage Graduate Schools; B.A., University of Georgia; Art Director

Jamie Tario, B.A., University of Nevada, Las Vegas; Media Manager

Student Services

James K. Dease, M.A., Johns Hopkins University; B.S., Florida State University; Associate Vice President for Student Services

Erica Cumo, A.A., Sage College of Albany, Student Services Technology Specialist

Lisa E. Dooley, B.S., Sage College of Albany; A.A.S., Tompkins Community College; Student Loan Coordinator

Jean Fura, A.A.S., State University of New York at Cobleskill; Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Toni Naughton, B.A., Missouri Baptist College; Assistant Director of Financial Aid

Kelley M. Robinson, B.S., Southern Vermont College; Director of Financial Aid Operations

Kim Taylor, M.S., Sage Graduate Schools; B.S., State University of New York at Oneonta; Senior Director of Student Financial Services

Institutional Advancement

Melissa K. Komora, CFRE, B.A., Fontbonne University; Vice President for Institutional Advancement

Janet E. Rondeau, Office Coordinator, Institutional Advancement

Major Gifts

Dennis P. Buckley, B.S., Manhattan College; Senior Director Individual Gifts

Louise Bradford, B.B.A., Averett University; A.S., Strayer College; Major Gifts Officer

Leslie A. Ellis, M.S., Bank Street College, Graduate School of Education; B.S., The Pennsylvania State University; Major Gifts Officer

Stewardship

Shelly Goldman Black, B.S., State University of New York at Albany; A.S., Broome Community College; Director of Stewardship

Advancement Resources

Robin Dickinson-Sawyer, B.B.A., Sage College of Albany; Associate Director of Advancement Services

Lori Maki, Assistant Director of Advancement Communications

Jennifer Rosenthal, Ph.D., Walden University; M.A., Sage Graduate Schools; B.A., Siena College; A.A., Sage Junior College of Albany; Associate Director of Advancement Research

Annual Giving

Palmer Fargnoli, M.S., Syracuse University, B.A., Union College; Senior Director of Annual Giving

Nancy Whalen, A.A.S., Cerkeley College; Senior Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Laurynn Myers, B.A., Russell Sage College; Assistant Director of Annual Fund Programs

Alumnae/i Relations

Paula Bentley, B.A., Siena College; Senior Director of Alumnae/i Relations

Joan E. Clifford, B.S., Russell Sage College; Director of Alumnae Relations, RSC

Alicia Pepe, B.A., LeMoyne College; Director of Alumni Relations, SCA & SGS

Corporate, Government and Foundation Relations

William Belcher, M.F.A., Goddard College; B.A., Hartwick College; Senior Director of Corporate, Government and Foundation Relations

Allison Dragotto, M.S., Sage Graduate Schools; B.A., Russell Sage College; Coordinator of Corporate, Government, and Foundation Relations

Administration and Planning

Deirdre L. Zarrillo, B.A. Villanova University; Vice President for Administration and Planning

Laureen A. Pizer, Coordinator of Institutional Research

Sabreen Samman, A.A.S., The Royal Scientific Society College; Office Coordinator

Management Information Systems

Erica Wasielewski, A.A., Sage College of Albany, Director of Management Information Systems

Raymond S. Lukas, M.S., B.S., State University of New York at Albany; Senior Software & Application Developer and Colleague System Administrator

William J. Pizer II, Associate Director of MIS and Benefactor System Administrator

Information Technology

John R. Harris, M.S., New School for Social Research; B.A., SUNY Institute of Technology at Utica/Rome; Director of Information Technology

Travis DiPace, Manager of Information Technology Services

M. Abul Hassan, Network Administrator

Nan Zhang, B.S., State University of New York at Albany; Senior Network Administrator

Public Safety

Robert C. Grebert, M.A., State University of New York at Albany; B.A., Manhattan College; Director of Public Safety

Facilities Planning and Management

Russell Coonradt, Assistant Director of Facilities Maintenance

John Zajaceskowski, Director of Facilities Management

Auxiliary Enterprises

Christine M. Cowieson, B.S., A.A., Sage College of Albany; Coordinator of Conferences and Events, Troy

Joanne M. Diedrich, Coordinator of Conferences and Events, Albany

Robert Kern, Manager, Follett Higher Education Group, Albany campus

Carol Pett, B.A., Siena College; Manager, Follett Higher Education Group, Troy campus

Michelle Schifley, MBA, The College of Saint Rose; B.A., Wells College; General Manager, Sodexo Campus Services