CSPA Alumni

As alumni of the Canisius CSPA Program we invite you to contact us regarding your questions about the program, our jobs, or for information about a career in student affairs. We look forward to hearing from you!

Alumni, need to update your information? Email Sandra Estanek, PhD with any updates or if you know about your "missing" classmates.

Alumni & Class Year

Current Title/Office

Current Institution or Location

Sabiha Ahmad '07    
Chad Ahren '01 Director, Office of Student Involvement Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis
Amanda Allard Stewart  '11 Senior Financial Aid Counselor  Monterey Institute of International Studies
Monterey, CA
Anthony Altieri '99 Assistant Dean of Students Lynn University
Boca Raton, FL
Cassandra (Aman) Nice '11 Assistant Director of Women's Center University of Tennessee Chattanooga
Michael Anderson '11 Athletic Academic Advisor University of Louisiana
Monroe, LA 
Maggie Bach '08 Assistant Dean of Students for Leadership Development  Seton Hall University, South Orange N.J.
Melissa Baker '00 Administrative Assistant,
Union Occupational Health Center
Buffalo, NY
Diana Barun '09 Residence Hall Director Texas Christian University
Fort Worth, TX 
Kevin Bates '13    Campus Labs
Kristin Batt '01     
Sara (Pirrone) Bayerl '05 Academic Intervention & Mentoring Program Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY
Kate (Belliotti) Graf '08 Director of Alumni Relations Daemen College
Amherst, NY
Justin Berg '00 Assistant Dean for Judicial Affairs Louisburg College
Louisburg, NC
Meredith Bielaska '09 Assistant Director for Student Involvement/Greek Affairs                Kent State University
Kent, OH       
Amanda Bingel '00 Director of Residence Life Union College
Brian Bishop '11    
Joli Blaha '02           Career Counselor

Olmstead Center for Sight     Buffalo, NY

Thedore Bland '04 Academic Advisor Phoenix College
Phoenix, AZ
Matt Blum '99 Assistant Director
Graduate Economics 
University at Buffalo
Amherst, NY   
TJ Bowie '09 Assistant Director of Residence Life Elon University
Elon, NC
Joy (Breeden) Baron '06 Academic Counselor & Disabilty Services Coordinator

University of New Hampsire at Manchester, Manchester, NH

Kari Brick '12 Graduate Coordinator for the Institute of Optics Univeersity of Rochester
Cara (Brumby) Setchell '99 Associate Dean of Students DePauw University
Greencastle, IN
Brett Buckridge '03 Director of Residence Life Holy Family University
Philadelphia, PA
Carrie Burke '12 International Relation Coordinator in Admissions

University of Rochester

Samantha Calabrese '11 Senior Academic Advisor School of Management

University at Buffalo 
Buffalo, NY

Matt Calvert '09 Coordinator of Orientation Programs Montclair State University
Melissa Campbell '08 Assistant Director of Residence Life    University of Maine at Farmington
Farmington, ME      
Jason Campbell-Foster '05
Director of the Center for Student Involvement

Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Mark Capellazzi '13 Admissions  Pennsylvania College of Technology
Stephen Caraher '02    
Sam Cardamone '12 Study Abroad SUNY Geneseo
Chelsea (Carhart) Lehmann '11 Project Coordinator for the Dean of the College Division Colgate University
Hamilton, NY   
Jason Cassidy, Ph.D. '99 Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Furman University
Greenville, SC
Anthony Catalfamo '98    
Stephanie Cave '05 Stephanie Cave Design Studio Boston, MA
Kristy (Ciccarelli) Jamison '09 Career Development Mercyhurst University
Erie, PA
Albin J. Cich '07 Supplemental Instructor and Adjunct Faculty Medaille College and Trocaire College
Jeanne Clark '99  Admissions Representative  Quinnipiac University
Kelly Clark '03    
Charles Clency '98 Associate Director of Residence Life University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Abby Cohen '10

Director FYE/Orientation

St. Bonaventure University
Olean, NY
Annie Cohen '06 Area Coordinator  Smith College
Lindsay Cohen '05 Academic Advisor Rochester Institute of Technology
Emily Cole '13 Coordinator for International and Experiential Learning  University of New Haven 
Chad Collins '03 Career Services UNC Greensboro
Greensobro, NC
Cristina A. Conte '07   Central Connecticut State University
Becca (Coons) Snyder '12 Assistant Director of Residence Life Niagara County Community College
Josh Coyne '12 Residence Life Niagara University
David Dahlberg '06 Complex Director University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Tammie (Dale) Woody '99 Career Counselor SUNY Brockport
Brockport, NY
Tishana Daniel '12 Campus Coordinator/Advisor

Borough of Manhattan Community College (BMCC)
New York, NY

Donna Danley Davison '98 International Programs Coordinator, Smeal College of Business Pennsylvania State University
University Park, PA
Amy Deneka '06 Complex Director Buffalo State College
Buffalo, NY
Don Denz '12 Residence Life Siena College
Anne-Marie Dobies '98 Associate Dean of Students & Director of Disability Support Services Canisius College
Buffalo, NY
Matthew Doino '13  Admissions  Canisius College
Michael Dolan '02 Associate Director of Campus Safety and Preparedness Emmanuel College
Boston, MA
Meg Donnelly '07 Doctoral Student Rowan University
Jenna D'Onza '11 Community Director University of Maryland
Laura Dorfman '00 Director of Residential Life & Student Conduct Marymount California University, Palos Verdes, CA
Jason Downer, n.S.J. '06 Novice, Society of Jesus  
Karen Duerr-Clark '08 Assistant Director for Student Conduct University of Rochester
Kathleen (Duffy)Martoche '04 Director of Career Development & Service Learning Hilbert College
Sheila Dunphy '98        
Sara Essember '11 On-Campus Academic Advisor Southern New Hapshire University
Ben Fabian '10 Assistant Director for Residential Life Pratt Institute
Julie Falkowski '08          
Erin (Fanning) Pawlak '02 Academic Advisor Medaille College
Buffalo, NY 
Kathleen (Farley) Brucato '09 Director, International Student Programs     Canisius College
Buffalo, NY
Amy Feder '08 Assessment Consultant Campus Labs
Buffalo, NY
Lindy Feider '08 Academic Advisor Medaille College
Buffalo, NY
Beth Figini '98 Director, Part-Time MBA Programs
Zicklin School of Business
Baruch College
New York, NY
Phillip Fiorello '05  Registered Nurse

Florida Hospital
Tampa, FL

Bryan Fischer '03       
Katie Fish '11 Student Services Counselor Medaille College
Buffalo, NY 
Niki Fjeldal '09 Assistant Director for Student Development & Campus Activities   Pace University
Pleasantville, NY    
Ann (Formanowicz) Bersani '03 Associate Director of Campus Life and Leadership LeMoyne College
Syracuse, NY 
Jennifer Fowlston '98    
Samantha (Gabel) Stafford '08 Residence Hall Director Ithaca College
Ithaca, NY
Mary Gallivan '01 Assistant Director for Residential Life University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Jennie Gambach '12 Coordinator of Recruitment and Internships College of Communications and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University
Jessica Gatto '08 International Admissions SUNY Fredonia
Fredonia, NY
Heather Gates '13 Residence Life   SUNY Delhi
Alan Gellin '98 Assistant to the Dean for Student and Alumni Affairs, Graduate School of Education University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Ronnie Genee '09 Residence Life Culinary Institute of America
Hyde Park, NY
Kristin Georger '06    
Kristyn Gieger Russell '12 Community Director Tulane University                New Orleans, Louisiana
John Goepfrich '09 Academic Specialist Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT
Christina Giunta '11 Program Coordinator Undergraduate Academies University at Buffalo
EJ Gonser '05 Director of Residence Life            

Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, NY   

Kellie (Gosnell) Scofield '98    
Donna Grant '10 Academic Coordinator/Advisor in Computer Science and Engineering Univeristy At Buffalo
Kate Griffin '11 Campus Labs  Buffalo, NY
Adam Griffith '13  Residence Life  RIT
Beth Griffith '12 Residence Life LeMoyne College
Syracuse, NY 
Alexandra Gryta '10 Coordinator of Admissions and Enrollment Services

Rowan University
Glassboro, NJ         

Marchon Hamilton '12    
Mark Harrington '10 Associate Director of Mission Engagement Emmanuel College
Boston, MA      
Kim Harvey '06 Director of New Student Programs SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo, NY
Sarah Hathaway '13  Residence Life SUNY Binghamton 
Stephanie Haynes '11 Residence Life SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo, NY 
Patti (Hector) Viscomi '03 Teacher 

Monsignor Donovan High School
Toms River, NJ     

Carrie (Heller) Reisner '09 Executive Director of University College Indiana University East
Richmond, IN
Michael Henningsen '07 Coordinator of Transfer Services  Mohawk Valley Community College
Utica, NY
Malerie Hervey '12 Residence Life Georgia Southern University
Raleigh Hicks '11    
Meegan (Hill) Hunt '00 University Residence Hall & Apts Director University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Sydney Hunte '10 ROTC University of North Carolina
Charlotte, NC
Casey Iannone '12 Resident Director

SUNY Brockport
Brockport, NY

Justin Johnston '10 Director of Annual Giving      Daemen College
Amherst, NY
Anthony Jupin '10    
Amanda (Kalal) Marino '07 Special Events and Programs University of California at San Diego
Elizabeth Kalfas '04 College Access Program Advisor Fulfillment Fund 
Charlene Kasinski '12 Senior Regional Admission Representative University of South Carolina
Jared Katz '05 Program Coordinator, Continuing Medical Education  Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA

Kristen Kearney ' 13  Area Coordinator, Office of Residence Life Stonehill College 
Debbie (Kerlinger) O'Dea '13  Assistant Production Manager  Collier Center for the Performing Arts Medford, OR
Stephanie Ketterl '04 Associate Director of Residential Life St. John Fisher College
Rochester, NY
Hillary Knapp '10    
Janet Knapp '98 Educational Development Program
Interview Director
SUNY Fredonia
Fredonia, NY
Nicole (Kolivas) Piorkowski '07    
Lucinda Koessler '01    
Chris Kohler '10 Assistant Resident Director University at Buffalo
Sharon Kompalla Porter '00 Associate Director -
Apartments; Center for Residence Life
University of Central Oklahoma
Samantha Kramer '12 Residence Life

University of Central Oklahoma

Brenda Kuter '02    
Danielle LaMarre Smith '04 Academic Advisor School of Nursing

University at Buffalo
Amherst, NY

Shawn Lamb '13  Residence Life Loyola Marymount 
Daniel LaRosa '07 Admissions Advisor University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Chris Lauth '12 Assistant Director Diversity Programs Rhode Island School of Design
Erin (Lawless) Zack '04 Associate Director for Affiliate Programs   University at Buffalo
Amherst, NY
Kate Leet '10 Residence Director Marymount University
Arlington, VA
Patrick Lesswing '10 Residence Director Northeastern University
Boston, MA

Caitlin (Logue) Rush '09

Undergraduate Program Manager
School of Management
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Alicia Lorine Lawrence '07 Community Standards Coordinator     Rutgers University
Piscataway, NJ
Jennifer M. (Lenfant) Wright '07 Product Support Specialist Symplicity Corporation
Michelle Lipchick '07     Gieco Insurance Buffalo, NY    
Taralyn Loewenguth '05 Dean for Student Life Hartwick College
Oneonta, NY
Jessica Looney '11 Area Coordinator iin the Office of Residential Life and Housing

Clark University                       Worcester, MA

Corey Loucy '98 Coordinator of Enrollment Services Paradise Valley Community College, AZ
Mark Lovett '98    
Emily MacKay '11    
Holly MacKenzie '08    
John Macko '13  U.S. Coast Guard  
Kathleen MacLeay '13  Residence Hall Director University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Mackenzie Maddock '13  Coordinator of Academics and Student Athlete Support Services Bradley University (IL) 
Laura Mahaney
Mooney '98
Kate Maher '10 Assistant Director Academic Success Services Immaculata University (PA)
Kate (Malone) Burrow '04 Residence Life SUNY Oswego
Oswego, NY
Mike Mannix '98            
Dana Manor '05            
Susan Marchione Ph.D '99 Service Learning Coordinator Daemen College
Amherst, NY
Patrick Marino '07 Associate Director of Residence Life for First Year Housing University of San Diego
Kathryn Marzec '03 Advisor, Academic Exploration Program Niagara University
Niagara University, NY
Emily Masi '13 Academic Advising RIT
Laura Masse '12 Assistant Director of Alumni Relations

Colgate University
Hamilton, NY

Lindsay Masters '07 Writing Specialist, Learning Center Daemen College
Shakima (McCants) Clency '05 Associate Director Office of Learning Communities, Undergraduate Studies University of North at Carolina Greensboro
Jim McCarthy '08 Career Services Swanson School of Engineering
University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA
Quinneka (McDonald) Lee '12 Resident Director Marietta College
Marietta, OH
Matthew McKay '09 Assistant Director for Student Activities   IUPUI
Indianapolis, IN
Sandra McKenna '13  Office of Professional Programs Canisius College 
Megan (McLaughlin) Blake '05          
Juliet Meade '01          
Stephanie Medina Pelham '13  Residence Life Rutgers University  
Jennifer (Merrill) Meier '00 Academic Advisor University of South Florida
Sarasota, FL
Beth Michalak '13    
Rebecca Michalovic '99 Deceased, 2011      
Angie Mika '08      
Faith Mikalonis '08  Athletic Academic Advisor University of New Mexico 
Karen Milho '98    
Kara (Mineo) Cutler '03               
Kelly Minick '06 US Census Bureau   
Janelle Minor '06 Assistant Director of Residence Life   Buffalo State College
Buffalo, NY
Nina Monte '08    
Christopher Moore '02            
Ann Marie Moscovic '04 Guidance Counselor Canisius High School
Buffalo, NY
Kristen Mruk '11 Assistant Director of Student Activities Genesee Community College Batavia, NY
Gerry Muir '99 Attorney, Post-secondary Education practice Cooley, LLP
Tina (Munger) Sturgis '00 Semester Conversion Integration Project Manager   Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY
Shannon Murphy- Fennie '02 Director, Center for Student Engagement The University of Scranton
Scranton, PA
Ellen Murphy '06 Associate Director of Graduate Admissions Canisius College
Heather Myers '01 Senior Training Manager - Delivery  

King of Prussia, PA

William Newton '01 Assistant Director of Campus Activities Niagara University
Niagara University, NY
Todd Northrup '12  Academic Advisor

Saint Leo College               Orange Park, FL

Dan Norton '06 Assistant Director of Student Success Campus Labs                     Buffalo, NY
Andrea Notaro Brooks '03 Assistant Director Career Services UNC Greensboro
Greensboro, NC
Shauna Notaro '05    
Kathryn (O'Brien) Tudini '07 Assistant Director of International Student and Scholar Services Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA
Reid Ockerman '99

Assistant Director-Student Engagement and Leadership

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Chris O'Connor '09 Assistant Director, Career Development Center Keystone College
LaPlume, PA 

Tarra Ognissanti '12 Residence Life RIT
Rochester, NY
Ariel Ortiz '09 Career Services Representative  The Academy
Miami, FL

Jeena (Owens) Williams '06 PhD '13


Katie Palkowski '08 Academic Coordinator SUNY Plattsburg
Plattsburg, NY
Jen (Panzarella) Testin '07 Academic Advisor University of Connecticut
Patrick Paradzinski '98    
Nancy Perez '02          
Brooke (Pericak) Hopkins '12  Campus Labs Buffalo, NY
Michael Perrotta '13    
Mike Petro '10 Career Services  University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
Katy (Pezzimenti) Bailey '09 Residence Director University of San Francisco
Rose Piacente '13  Residence Life SUNY Oneonta 
Mark Piatkowski '03 Assistant Director of Residence Life Canisius College
Buffalo, NY
Melissa Piciulo '12 Resident Director SUNY Brockport
Brockport, NY
Al Pilato '01 Associate Director of Residence Life Canisius College
Buffalo, NY
Samantha Pitler '11 Director, International Admissions Sacred Heart University
Fairfield, CT
Nicole Pizzutelli '13  International Student Advising UC Irvine 
Anthony J. Polito '07 Director of Student Conduct Muskingham University
Wayne Porterfield '98 Assistant Director of Career Services & Testing Operations University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Kathy Pyzik '09 Student Activities      Genesee Community College
Batavia, NY  
Graham Quirk '02          
Sierra Rapone Bonerb '09 COPE Counselor Canisius College
Buffalo, NY
Bob Richardson '05                      
Christina M Ritter '01 Executive Assistant to the Assistant Vice Presient

Center for Education Attainment and Innovation       American Council on Education (ACE), Washington, D.C.

Michael Ritterbeck '12 Residence Life Georgetown University
Washington, D.C.
Kimberly Roberts Haines '98 Director of Campus Life   The College at Brockport
Brockport, NY
Melissa Rizzo '04 Deceased, 2006   
Fatima Rodriguez Johnson '98 Coordinator of Multicultural Programs   SUNY Geneseo
Geneseo, NY  
Lori Radwan '05          
Fran Roach '13  Academic Advising American University Law School 
John Rudenko '13  Residence Life University of New Hampshire 
Jennifer Ruhland '02    
Sr. Mary Louis Rustowicz '00 Retired
Buffalo, NY
Beth Rycyna '01          
Heather Saba '11 Student Activities  Niagara County Community College
Sanborn, NY
Mary Rose Saint-Cyr '13  Program Assistant Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs  Columbia University School of Physicians and Surgeons
Yewande Salako '13  Residence Life Morgan State University (MD) 
Freddy Sanchez '09 Complex Director        Buffalo State College
Buffalo, NY                           
Michael Sass '02 Special Assistant to the the President Albany College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences
Albany, NY
Kristen Schmidtke
Barry '99
Amy Schnitzer '98    
Tiffany Scott '01    
Jon Seiler '08        
Dan Sepion '05 Director of Residence Life and Student Conduct South Dakota School of Mines and Technology
Eshwar Shanker '09 Academic Advising Quincy College
Quincy, MA
Elizabeth (Shick) Orloff '05 Assistant Health Center Manager     Boulder, CO  
Kelly Showard '07    
Jeffrey Siefert '11 Coordinator of Disability Services Medaille College
Buffalo, NY
Sarah Signorino '08 Associate Campus Minister Canisius College
Buffalo, NY
Jim Slavin '98         
Colleen Smith '06 Doctoral Student    University of Massachusetts
Amherst, MA
Daniel Smith '11 Community Director Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 
Alex Snow '12 Academic Advising Syracuse University
Stephen Sorrels '01 Attorney Feldman, Kieffer & Herman Buffalo, NY
Tambi Spitz '06    
William St. Jean '02 Assistant Director, Center for Residence Life Rochester Institute of Technology
Rochester, NY
Jody Steinfeldt '99 Assistant Director for Housing Operations University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Jason Steinas '10 Assistant Director Residential Learning Initiatives University of South Carolina
Kimeta Straker '99 Academic Counselor/Assistant Director Academic Center for Entering Students University of Conneticut
Storrs, CT
Mollie (Strasser) Ballaro '07 Director of Undergraduate Admissions Canisius College
Buffalo, NY
Alison Strauss '10 Campus Labs
Buffalo, NY
Joanna Strawska
Nakula '98
Matthew Struzik '01 Director of Student Enrollment Bishop Timon High School
Buffalo, NY
Allison Suflita '11 Associate Director of Career Development Kenyon College
Gambier, OH 
Samantha Summers '99    
Cory Sussman '07 Director of Student Activities  Touro University Nevada
Henderson, NV
Kelly Sutliffe '02    
Timika (Szatkowski) Webber '07   London, England 
Jill Szczesek Atkinson '98      
Angela Winarske  (Taibi) '09 Developmental Student Academic Advisor

Niagara County Community College

Erica (Tebbetts) Hedrick '06 Director of Residence Life Endicott College
Beverly, MA
Amy Teprovich '00 Dean of Students Edison State College
Fort Myers, FL
Emily Tobin '12 Residential Learning Coordinator Winthrop University
Rock Hill, SC
Karla (Thurlow) Shurtleff  '02 Staff Assistant University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY
Kerensa Williams Tice '98       
Molly Timko '04 Compliance Manager Children's National Medical Center  Washington, D.C.
Ryan Troup '10 Area Coordinator Mass. College of Pharmacy and Health Science
Lauren Turner '13  JDB Locator Niagara County Community College
Meg Uplinger '10 Development Coordinator Jericho Road Industries
Buffalo, NY 
Kristen Venturoli '13    
Cate Vivacqua '10 Graduate Studies for Microbiology and Immunology University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 
Brent Vogel '09 Senior Career Counselor    Regis University
Denver, CO
Lyndsey (Wagner) Macmillan '04    Rochester, NY  
Joyce Walker '98        
Theresa Walsh '00       
Melanie Warren '12 Academic Advisor & Learning Specialist University at Buffalo, Division of Athletics
Scott Westervelt '01         
Bennie Williams '13  Residence Life LeMoyne College 
Erika Williams '98           
Jessica (Woolley) Hickey '02           
Barbara Wozniak '03 Administrative Associate,
Campus Ministry  
Canisius College
Buffalo, NY
Eddie Wright '08 Associate Director Admissions Mount Saint Mary University
Emmitsburg, MD 
Jaime Yager '03 Director of Student Activities & Coordinator of Student-Athlete Services Baldwin-Wallace University
Berea, OH
Sepideh Yeoh '98 Founder/
Westlake Village, CA
Paul A. Zablocki '07 Director of Alumni and Constituent Relations Canisius High School
Buffalo, NY
Tammy Zielinski
Coordinator for Health Promotion, Weigel Health Center Buffalo State College
Buffalo, NY