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Student Affairs and Academic Support

Professional Development Team

The Professional Development Program is coordinated by a team of employees from offices and departments across Student Affairs and Academic Support. Together, they are responsible for developing programs that meet the needs of staff at every career level and for producing events for audiences of 10 to 400.


Katherine Hilson, Co-chair

Title: Assistant Director, Undergraduate Admissions

Patrick Flynn, Co-chair

Title: Student Ticketing Manager, Student Life

Daniel Aleksiejczyk

Title: Coordinator of Early Alerts and Initiatives, Student Success Center

Melody Boland

Title: Administrative Coordinator, Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support

Dan Colascione

Title: Assistant Director of Residence Life, University Housing

Jason Halterman

Title: Interpersonal Violence Prevention Coordinator, Sexual Assault and Violence Intervention and Prevention

Lauren Haynes

Title: Leadership Coach, Student Life 

Austin LaForest

Title: Assistant Director for the Student Care and Outreach Team, Student Conduct and Academic Integrity

Jessie McNevin

Title: Assistant Principal, Capstone Scholars Program

Chad May

Title: Living and Learning Community Operations, University Housing

Matiah Pough

Title: Assessment Coordinator, Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support

Josh Schuman

Title: Associate Director of Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Life

Christina Sergi

Title: Human Resources Coordinator, Student Health Services 

Steven Wallace

Student Personnel Association Representative

Title: Graduate Assistant, New Student Orientation

Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.