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Arrivals and departures

Welcome to new faculty and staff; farewell to those moving on to new opportunities; and a cheer for a Roadrunner retiree.

By Josie Lavender

October 4, 2021

Rowdy giving thumbs up and standing in front of Student Success Building.Metropolitan State University of Denver’s August hires:

Robin Paulson, accessibility coordinator, Access Center

Shannon Strande, interim accounting and data coordinator, Accounting

Annmarie Greer, Ph.D., lecturer, Aviation and Aerospace Science

Jane Karger, assistant director of Alumni Engagement, Alumni Relations

Allison Salter, strength and conditioning coach, University Athletics

Bailey Patterson, director of Marketing, Sponsorships and Fan Engagement, University Athletics

Fred Holmes, assistant athletic director for student-athlete advising, University Athletics

Roberto Chavez, assistant trainer, University Athletics

Alex Cardona, office manager and assistant to the associate vice president of the Classroom to Career Hub

Teresa O’Connell, Pathways to Possible peer health-exchange mentorship manager, Classroom to Career Hub

Muhammad Hammad, service-desk specialist, Client Services

Phillip Leo, desktop-support liaison, Client Services

Sebastian Bickford, service-desk specialist, Client Services

Glenn Furton, Ph.D., assistant professor, College of Business

Kwabena Peprah, Wilton Fleming Postdoctoral Diversity Teaching Fellow, College of Business

Pankaj Nagpal, lecturer, College of Business

Sabrina Laratta, interim social-media coordinator, Strategy, Marketing and Communications

Md Moniruzzaman, lecturer, Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics

Rajan Ranjidha, lecturer, Computer Sciences

Brandon Gilbert, Ed.D., assistant professor, School of Education

Lina Martin Corredor, assistant professor of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education, School of Education

Ke Bao, assistant professor, Electrical Engineering Technology

Maria Magallanes, lecturer, Elementary Education and Literacy

Brandi Moore, lecturer, Health Professions

Alex Boodrookas, professor, History

Eppard Tobin, faculty coordinator, School of Hospitality

Inna Soifer, Ph.D., assistant professor, School of Hospitality

Marissa Orlowski, Ph.D., lecturer, School of Hospitality

Smita Singh, Ph.D., lecturer, School of Hospitality

Daniel Dudley, associate floater, Human Resources

Claire Critchlow, Ph.D., clinical director and instructor, Human Services

Paris Prestridge, N.D., lecturer, Integrative Health Care

Tyrell Allen, director, LGBTQ Student Resource Center

Aubree Freeman, lecturer, Mathematics and Statistics

Minh Chau Nguyen, Ph.D., lecturer, Mathematics and Statistics

Yongxia Kuang, lecturer, Mathematics and Statistics

Diana DiMarco, Ph.D., lecturer, Nutrition

Jesse Lunsford, Ph.D., assistant professor, Nutrition

Lucia Briceno, lecturer, Nutrition

Sabrina Marymee, corporate-card administrator, Office of the Controller

Jacob Leask, assistant to the vice provost for Faculty Affairs, Provost’s Office

Laurel Hyslop, lecturer, Psychology

Bren Shuler, transfer evaluator, Registrar

Ilana Oliff, director of Clinical Education, Speech, Language, Hearing Sciences

Bianca Brandon, lecturer, Social Work

Julie Clockston, DSW, assistant professor, Social Work

Laura Montero, lecturer, Social Work

Olivia Hunte, lecturer, Social Work

Jeanne Connelly, Ed.D. assistant professor, Special Education, Early Childhood and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education

Ben Cooper, Psy.D., case manager and interim HOPES Program coordinator, Student Life Offices

David Castellano, lecturer, Theatre and Dance

Julia Mitchell, assistant professor and advisor, Theatre and Dance


August Roadrunner retiree:

James Simmons, Ph.D., professor, Aviation and Aerospace Science


MSU Denver’s August departures:

Madison Reese, admissions counselor, Admissions

Anna Vo, coordinator, Budget Office

Thenat Berta, collections advisor, Office of the Bursar

Jessica Gagnon Jr., course developer, Center for Teaching, Learning and Design

Alex Pasquariello, managing editor, Strategy, Marketing and Communications

Diana Khamova, administrative assistant, Facilities

Tyler Resch, director of Operations and Systems, Financial Aid

Michelle Baum, associate professor, Journalism

Emily Onderacek-Peterson, Ed.D., associate professor, Music

Luan Tran, simulation-lab lab technician, Nursing

Vanessa Rivera, financial-reporting accountant, Office of the Controller

Eunjoo Kang, Ph.D., assistant professor, School of Hospitality

James Drake, Ph.D., assistant professor, School of Hospitality

Kyle Garrity, executive assistant to the dean/fiscal manager, School of Hospitality

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