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Mark Rameker
Name
Mark Rameker
Senior Director
Residence Life
Office
201 Johnston Commons
University Park. PA 16802
Contact
814-863-1710
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Psychology, University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse

  • Graduate
    Student Affairs Administration, Ball State

  • Terminal
    Doctorate in Higher Education, Penn State

Professional Passions

Mark is originally from the great state of Wisconsin. He has worked at four institutions of higher education; Ball State University, San Diego State University, University of California - San Diego, and the Pennsylvania State University. He has extensive experience with crisis response, leadership development, equity and inclusion initiatives, human resources, and living-learning environments at each institution.

Mark has been a university judicial officer at San Diego State University and at Penn State. He also had oversight for the residential conduct process at the University of California - San Diego and the Penn State - University Park campus.

Mark truly enjoys the development of students and staff. Providing opportunities for students to learn through out of the classroom experiences and gain skills to help them throughout their life is a true passion.

Mark’s research interests include: Senior level administrative decision-making in Student Affairs, Alcohol issues in Higher Education, Legal issues in Higher Education, Living-Learning communities, and Cocurricular development and implementation.

Personal Interests
  • Spending time with family
  • Traveling
  • Snorkeling
  • Scuba diving
  • Surfing 
  • Woodworking
Name
Jen Ciaccio
Senior Associate Director
Residence Life
Office
201 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-1710
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Biology, Millikin University

  • Graduate
    English (Composition), Indiana State University

  • Terminal
    Doctorate in Kinesiology, Temple University

Professional Passions
  • Kinesiology & wellness
  • Grit, mindset, positive psychology
  • Diversity, equity, inclusion
  • Neurodivergence
  • Women in higher education
Personal Interests
  • Wellness coaching
  • Exercise and running
  • Chicago sports
Meeghan Hollis
Name
Meeghan Hollis
Senior Associate Director
Residence Life
Office
210 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-1710
Lisa Blasi
Name
Lisa Blasi
Assistant Director
Residence Life
Office
201 Johnston Commons
University Park. PA 16802
Contact
814-863-1710
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Marketing, Pace University, NYC

  • Graduate
    Human Resource Management & Marketing Management, Pace University, NYC

Professional Passions
  • Supervision
  • Leading others through personal and professional paths
  • Finding passion and purpose in the work that we do
Personal Interests
  • Family
  • Reading
  • Walking
  • Laughing
John Hurst
Name
John Hurst
Assistant Director
Residence Life
Office
105 Warnock Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-2890
Port, Heide
Name
Heide Port
Assistant to the Senior Director
Residence Life
Office
201 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-1710
McCash, Charlotte
Name
Charlotte McCash
Administrative Support Assistant
Residence Life
Office
201 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-1710
Education
  • Undergraduate
    English (Concentrations in Literature and Writing), Messiah College
Professional Passions
  • Making those I encounter feel seen and understood,
  • Working to the best of my ability, no matter what I do
Personal Interests
  • Reading in all forms
  • Sewing
  • Embroidery
  • Knitting
  • Baking
  • Learning new skills
puleo, Amy
Name
Amy Puleo
Graduate Assistant
Residence Life
Office
125D Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-1710
Thom, Kelly
Name
Kelly Thom
Administrative Support Assistant
Residence Life
Office
201 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-1710
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State
Professional Passions
  • Teaching
  • Learning
  • Professional development
Personal Interests
  • The outdoors, especially when they're sunny!
  • Visiting with family and friends
  • Helping others
  • Self-development
  • Martial arts
  • Reading
Watkins, Lisa
Name
Lisa Watkins
Financial Coordinator
Prefers Name Use Only
Residence Life
Office
201 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-1710
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Accounting, Penn State

  • Graduate
    Supply Chain Management, Penn State

Professional Passions
  • Equity and inclusion
  • Wellness
  • Productivity of our community
  • Looking for ways to raise my performance and work capacity
Personal Interests
  • Helping people and getting to know others professionally and at a personal level
East Halls
Sean Agnew
Name
Sean Agnew
Assistant Director
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Secondary Education, Penn State

  • Graduate
    Student Affairs in Higher Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Professional Passions
  • Strengths development and education
  • Staff supervision
  • Staff recruitment
  • Building renovations/improvements
  • Developing staff and staffing plans
Personal Interests
  • Home life
  • Gardening
  • Yard work
  • Growing things (I grew up on a farm as child)
  • Traditional spectator sports
  • Cooking and baking
  • Doing puzzles
  • SciFi/Fantasy
Jose Garcia Cintora
Name
Jose Garcia Cintora
Coordinator
He, Him, His
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Human Services, University of Delaware

  • Graduate
    Higher Education and Student Affairs, Indiana University - Bloomington

Professional Passions
  • Residence Life
  • First-Generation Students
  • LGBTQ+ Students
  • Providing support and resources to underserved student populations
Personal Interests
  • Video games
  • Broadway
  • Marvel Movies
Carmen Campagnolo
Name
Carmen Campagnolo
Office Manager
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park. PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Branford, Kate
Name
Kate Branford
Administrative Support Assistant
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Tropical Rainforest Ecology, Penn State
Professional Passions
  • Supporting the Penn State Residence Life Organization to the best of my abilities for the betterment of our university
  • The students and the community
  • Advocating for education and conversation to promote community wellness on the matters of diversity, equity and inclusivity.
Personal Interests
  • Kayaking and canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Gardening
  • Dancing
  • Live music
  • New adventures of all kinds
Jared Hammond
Name
Jared Hammond
Area Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Marketing, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

  • Graduate
    Student Affairs in Higher Education, Penn State

Professional Passions
  • Student engagement: engaging students as they learn, grow, and navigate their college experience.
  • Professional Supervision: Working with professional staff to develop through their professional career to utilize their strengths to have a positive impact.
Personal Interests
  • Spending time with my partner and our two children, gardening
  • Going on walks to enjoy nature and the sunshine
Holtzinger, Brandyn
Name
Brandyn Holtzinger
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Communications Media, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

  • Graduate
    Student Affairs in Higher Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Professional Passions
  • Connecting students to campus, student conduct, and student activities.
  • Ensuring students feel like they live in a positive living-learning community by making sure their unique personalities are heard and seen
Personal Interests
  • Camping
  • Theater
  • Music
  • Reading
  • Being outdoors
  • Spending time with my rescue cat named Thor
  • Giving back to the community and volunteering
Alexander James
Name
Alexander James
Area Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Communications, Coker University

  • Graduate
    College Student Personnel Services and Administration, University of Central Arkansas

Professional Passions
  • Working with students
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Programming
  • Networking
Personal Interests
  • Music/DJing
  • Basketball
  • Video games
  • Cartoons
  • Movies
  • Computers
Mayo, Erin
Name
Erin Mayo
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Education and History, Salem State University

  • Graduate
    Higher Education Administration, George Washington University

Professional Passions
  • Increasing equity and inclusion for individuals with disabilities in higher education
Personal Interests
  • Photography
  • Crafting, scrapbooking, and crocheting
  • Traveling
  • Spending time with friends and family
Miguel Olivera
Name
Miguel Olivera
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park. PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Le'Quetta Rideout
Name
Le'Quetta Rideout
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Rodriguez, Millie
Name
Millie Rodriguez
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Secondary Education, English, and Communications, Penn State

  • Graduate
    Curriculum and Instruction, University of Scranton

Professional Passions
  • Teaching and training
  • Person/student-centered planning
  • Autism awareness and advocacy
  • Enriching curriculum
  • Motivation and behavior
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Social justice
  • Feminism
  • Intersectionality 
  • Learning
Personal Interests
  • Learning
  • Reading
  • Photography
  • Music
  • Nurturing and caring for others
  • Journaling
  • Walking
  • Cooking
  • Being a good person
Siam, Mohamed
Name
Mohamed Siam
Coordinator
He, Him, His
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
Corey Swank
Name
Corey Swank
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
134 Johnston Commons
University Park. PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5375
North, West, White Course Halls
Laura Perry
Name
Laura Perry
Assistant Director
Residence Life
Office
117 Waring Hall
University Park. PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5951
Name
Chaise Cox-King
Coordinator
She, Her, Hers
Residence Life
Office
106 Weston Hall
University park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6024
Andre Culbreath
Name
Andre Culbreath
Area Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
108 Weston Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6025
Shawna Dory
Name
Shawna Dory
Living Learning Communities Residence Life Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
Waring Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5951
Kennedy, Kate
Name
Kate Kennedy
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
105 Warnock Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-2890
Rosario, Catherine
Name
Catherine Rosario
Coordinator
She, Her, Hers
Residence Life
Office
Waring Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5951
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

M.Ed.

Cindy Stattel
Name
Cindy Stattel
Administrative Support Assistant
Residence Life
Office
115 Warnock Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-2890
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Music Education, Indiana University - Bloomington

  • Graduate
    Music Education, Shenandoah University
    (In Progress)

Professional Passions
  • To do the best job possible in my Administrative Assistant position in North Residence Life
  • Supporting the RA process here at University Park
Personal Interests
  • Gardening
  • Flower arranging and crafts
  • Cats
  • Photography
  • Singing
  • Conducting
  • I'm trying to get back into crocheting!
Rory Szwed
Name
Rory Szwed
Coordinator
He, Him, His
Residence Life
Office
G-5 Hamilton Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5951
Williams, Evan
Name
Evan Williams
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
105 Warnock Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-2890
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Communication Studies, Edinboro University

  • Graduate
    College Counseling and Student Affairs, Edinboro University

Professional Passions
  • Student Support
  • Diversity & Inclusion
  • Residence Life
  • Mentorship
Personal Interests
  • Photography
  • Blogging
  • Traveling
  • Singing
  • Fitness
Pollock Halls
Marce Pancio
Name
Marce Pancio
Assistant Director
Residence Life
Office
123 Pollock Commons
University Park. PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6503
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Elementary Education (K-6) and Special Education (K-12), Slippery Rock University

  • Graduate
    Counselor Education, University of North Carolina - Greensboro; Adult Education and Elementary Principals Certificate, Penn State

Professional Passions
  • Team strengths
  • Ice breakers
Personal Interests
  • Crafts
  • Outdoor sports
  • Reading
Domenica Ahmuty
Name
Domenica Ahmuty
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
123 Pollock Commons
University Park. PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6503
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Business Administration (Management), Montclair State University

  • Graduate
    Educational Leadership (Higher Education), Montclair State University

Personal Interests
  • Music
  • Video games
  • Community (Six seasons and a movie!)
  • Greek mythology
  • Archery
  • Hanging out with my cat Demi
  • Star Wars
  • Picross puzzles
  • Avatar the Last Airbender (but not the movie...)
Chaparro, Caitlyn
Name
Caitlyn Chaparro
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
123 Pollock Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6503
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Nutrition and Food Science, Montclair State University

  • Graduate
    Higher Education, Montclair State University

Professional Passions
  • Working with first-year students
  • Staff recruitment
  • Title IX and Service Learning
Personal Interests
  • Spending time with my goldendoodle
  • Playing tennis
  • Knitting
  • Painting
  • Cross stitching
Name
Kaitlynn Hamaty
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
123 Pollock Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6503
Kyle Kowal
Name
Kyle Kowal
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
123 Pollock Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6503
Education
  • Undergraduate
    English, Montclair State University

  • Graduate
    Educational Leadership, Montclair State University

Professional Passions
  • Developing student leaders
  • Mentoring
Personal Interests
  • Exploring nature
  • Reading
  • Hammocking
Marquis-Mitchell, Andre
Name
Andre'-Mar'Quis Mitchell
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
8 Mifflin Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6503
Jesse Moore
Name
Jesse Moore
Office Manager
He, Him, His
Residence Life
Office
123 Pollock Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6884
Pavlick, Jill
Name
Jill Pavlick
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
123 Pollock Commons
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6503
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Communications Sciences & Disorders, Penn State

  • Graduate
    Educational Leadership, Montclair State University

Professional Passions
  • Residence Life
  • Working with Student Athletes
  • Working with LGBT+ students
Personal Interests
  • Spending time with my family
  • Cooking
  • Going to Penn State and Pittsburgh sporting events
South Halls
Fanelli, Hilary
Name
Hillary Fanelli
Area Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
202 Redifer Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-8322
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Counseling and Human Services, University of Scranton

  • Graduate
    Counseling and Student Affairs, Montclair State University

Professional Passions
  • Connecting with staff and students to learn about their passions and goals and doing what I can to help them succeed
Personal Interests
  • Spending time with my 2 dogs
  • Playing saxophone
  • Drinking coffee
  • Traveling
  • Road tripping
Macgregor, James
Name
James MacGregor
Coordinator
Residence Life
Office
202 Redifer Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-8322
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Middle Childhood Education, Youngstown State University

  • Graduate
    Higher Education, Penn State

Professional Passions
  • Leadership Development
  • Mentorship
  • Student Programming
Personal Interests
  • Superheroes
  • Movies
  • Playing any type of game with my son
Amanda Weaver
Name
Amanda Weaver
Office Manager
Residence Life
Office
202 Redifer Hall
University Park. PA 16802
Contact
814-865-8322
Education
  • High School
    Bald Eagle High School
Professional Passions
  • Sustainability
  • Working on manuals for OM's and work-study students
  • Teaching new RAs, coordinators and work study students the ropes of the office
  • Learning anything new that comes along
Personal Interests
  • Crocheting
  • Square dancing
  • Karaoke
  • Reading
  • Crafting
  • Playing games with family and friends
Quarantine and Isloation
Nick Pazdziorko
Name
Nick Pazdziorko
Quarantine and Isolation Manager
Residence Life
Office
116 Brill Hall
University Park. PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5496
Education
  • Undergraduate
    Communications, Penn State

  • Graduate
    Higher Education, Penn State

Becksvoort, Jon
Name
Jon Becksvoort
Quarantine and Isolation Manager
Residence Life
Office
116 Brill Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5496
Name
Angie Poorman
Quarantine and Isolation Assistant Manager
Residence Life
Office
116 Brill Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5496
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

CHES

Liu, Kira
Name
Kira Liu
Quarantine and Isolation Coordinator
She, Her, Hers
Residence Life
Office
116 Brill Hall
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5496
Penn State Student Affairs
Residence Life
Location

201 Johnston Commons
University Park, PA 16802
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