MVCC announces new hires, promotions and retirements

UTICA — Mohawk Valley Group University announces the adhering to new appointments, employee title changes, and promotions as accredited by the Board of Trustees at its new conferences:

Patricia Antanavige, college student aid adviser — retention coordinator. Antanavige has transitioned to student assist adviser—retention counselor just after serving as college student aid adviser given that 2019, but will now also be dependable for serving as a solitary stage-of-get hold of to build a seamless pathway for scholar results from pre-boarding to completion. Antanavige has been with MVCC due to the fact 2008 in a selection of capacities.

Stephanie Bush, recruitment and employment expert. Bush will be responsible for the coordination and implementation of human methods processes and techniques. She also will prepare, preserve, and distribute private stories which includes those people applied for college or university and human resources budget, labor issues, and negotiations.

Christopher Hanrahan, affiliate organization adviser, Little Organization Development Heart. Hanrahan was appointed to the grant-funded position of affiliate small business adviser in the Mohawk Valley Small Business enterprise Development Middle and will assistance small business advisors who deliver organization advisement providers to a wide range of smaller enterprises and entrepreneurs engaged in beginning, managing, rising, or acquiring a business. He also will regulate the MV SBDC’s social media tactic and activities, and assist the director in coordinating seminars, workshops, and webinars on matters of curiosity to the business enterprise neighborhood.

Ushona McLean, Move coordinator. McLean has transitioned to the grant-funded position of Stage Coordinator and will be liable for the every day oversight of the Science and Engineering Entry Plan (Phase). She has served the faculty in a variety of positions due to the fact 2003. McLean holds a master’s degree in social plan and a bachelor’s degree in local community and human solutions from Empire Point out School. She also holds a Boy or girl Progress Associate (CDA) credential and an affiliate diploma in Liberal Arts and Sciences from MVCC.

Susan O’Meara, Job Corps Students counselor. O’Meara was appointed to the grant-funded place of Career Corps Scholars Counselor and will deliver youth of various backgrounds from the substantial-requires population of Utica with educational instruction, occupational skills teaching, and practical pathways to higher education and occupations. O’Meara labored at the Higher education as a component-time CSTEP advisor from 2017 to 2019.

Theresa Paladino, distinguished retiree, in recognition of her quite a few decades of company.

Andriana Semko, teacher, School of Well being Sciences. Semko was appointed as teacher in the University of Wellbeing Sciences educating classes in the Health and fitness Info Technological know-how program.

Jewel Smith-Rudolph, Position Corps Scholars counselor. Smith-Rudolph was appointed to the grant-funded situation of Job Corps Scholars counselor and will deliver youth of assorted backgrounds from the large-demands populace of Utica with tutorial instruction, occupational techniques schooling, and viable pathways to school and professions. Smith-Rudolph has been utilized by the University given that 2018 as a Action advisor and worked several positions for the duration of her time as an MVCC student at the pool, in the Center for Girls in Science and Engineering (Wise), and Alumni Relations.

Matthew Warchal, Upward Certain Plan professional. Warchal has transitioned to the grant-funded position of Upward Certain Plan Professional and will do the job to improve Oneida County Upward Certain students’ tutorial efficiency in arithmetic, science, and language arts by the shipping and delivery of a large range of educational help and intervention providers. Warchal has been with the Faculty given that 2009, to start with as a experienced tutor and summertime higher education instructor for two several years and then as Upward Certain tutor/mentor.

Jacqueline Womack, distinguished retiree, in recognition of her quite a few several years of company.

Jon-David Velletto, coordinator—workforce advancement. Velletto has been appointed to the grant-funded posture of coordinator—workforce growth inside of the Heart for Corporate and Group Schooling and will be accountable for meeting regional workforce desires by coordinating the enhancement and delivery of instructional systems. Velletto started his vocation in the hospitality market, inevitably signing up for MVCC as technological assistant and adjunct teacher in the college’s Hospitality systems from 2014 to 2019.