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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 Roadrunners retirees.

By Josie Lavender

July 22, 2021

Rowdy waving in foreground, SSB and students in background.Metropolitan State University of Denver’s June hires:

Ashly Carrera, Pathways to Possible counselor, Admissions

Nichel John, senior applications developer, Application Services

Melanie Finlayson, gallery manager, Center for Visual Art

Hannah A. Scobba, assistant academic coordinator, Chemistry

Andrea Smith, associate vice president of Strategic Communications, Strategy, Marketing and Communications

Becky Prieto, precollege counselor, Excel

Erika Lynn, administrative assistant, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Lily Nussbaum, administrative assistant, School of Hospitality

Alfonzo Porter, interim associate director, Center for Multicultural Engagement and Inclusion, Met Media

Samantha Ann Carter, academic-program coordinator, Nutrition

Larissa Alexandra Hill, marketing and communications specialist, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Phoi B. Trang, third-party billing specialist, Student Accounts and Business Services

Stephanie Lee, student-success coach, Student Affairs

Bethany Perez, Pathways to Possible counselor, Student Services


June Roadrunner retirees:

Jonathan D. Kent, Ph.D., professor, Anthropology

Ellen L. Boswell, director, Institutional Research

Judson C. Faurer, Ph.D., professor, Management

Richard Krantz, Ph.D., professor, Physics

Norman Provizer, Ph.D., professor, Political Science

Peggy L. Anderson, Ph.D., professor, Special Education


MSU Denver’s June departures:

Jessie Michelle Keller, transfer-admissions counselor, Admissions

Kathryn Kenyon, transfer-admissions counselor, Admissions

Shaun Welch, service-desk specialist, Client Services

Nicholas Kinney, director of Development, College of Business and Athletics

Thyvi Vo, health-career navigator, Health Institute

Katherine M. Martinez, Ph.D., associate professor, Gender, Women and Sexualities Studies

Sydney R. Galvin, associate, Human Resources

Bonnie Young, associate women’s soccer coach, Intercollegiate Athletics

Isaiah P. Castilleja, strength-and-conditioning coach, Intercollegiate Athletics

Marie Jacqueline Floor, assistant women’s softball coach, Intercollegiate Athletics

Mark Taylor, operations manager, Music

Shannon B. Campbell, Ph.D., associate vice president for the Office of Graduate Studies

Rebecca Marques-Guerrero, coordinator of clinical experiences and partnerships, School of Education

Mackenzie Ammann, communication specialist, School of Hospitality

Andrea Peterson, lecturer, School of Hospitality

Vargas Guadalupe, Health Resources and Service Administration grant coordinator, Social Work

Peter Ray Concepcion, case manager and cohort-program coordinator, Student Life

Rita Case, director, Veteran and Military Student Services

Topics: Arrivals and departures, Community, Hiring

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