Residential Life Staff


Central Staff

Don Hastings
     Associate Dean of Student Affairs / Director of Residential Life
          Degrees:  MS in Counseling (Concentration in Higher Education), BA in Social
          Studies/History (Secondary Education Certification)
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "Working with students, staff, and colleagues. 
          Every year is always new!"
Don Hastings 
Ann Marie Przywara
     Associate Director of Residential Life
          Degrees:  MSEd in Counseling, BA in Psychology
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "I love the students and the life they breathe into our
          residence halls and apartments.  I love the teamwork of our central staff and
          of our student residence hall staff when they work together, dig in, and make
          a difference in our students' lives!"
 Ann Marie Przywara
Ryan Ballantine
     Assistant Director of Residential Life for Operations
          Degrees:  MA in Student Affairs in Higher Education, BA in History
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "Working with students and helping them grow to
          their potential!"
 Ryan Ballantine
Monica Masterson
     Administrative Assistant
          Degrees:  MA in Education, BA in American Studies/Journalism
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "Working with a great staff!"
 Monica Masterson
Joseph Murphy
     Area Coordinator
          Degrees:  MS in College & Agency Counseling, BA in Audio/Radio Production
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "Meeting so many new and great people!"
 Joseph Murphy
Nate Richardson
     Area Coordinator
          Degrees: MFA in English, BA in English Writing        
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "I like helping students discover what a valuable
          gift they are to the Skidmore community and to the world!"
 Nate Richardson
Anna Morreale
     Area Coordinator
          Degrees:  MSed in Career and Technical Education, BS in Family and
          Consumer Sciences Education and Human Ecology      
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "Working with a wide variety of people, both
          students and staff!"
 Anna Morreale
Katie Wright
     Area Coordinator
          Degrees:  MA in Higher Education and Student Affairs, BA in English
          Favorite Part of the Job: "I enjoy being able to support students as they
          learn and grow from each new experience!"
 Katie Wright
Brad Schuler '14
     Head Resident
          Majors:  Exercise Science & Psychology
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "Helping people realize their passion, reach their
          potential and continually succeed in their endeavors!"
 Brad_Schuler
Jess DeTorres '14
     Head Resident
          Major:  Education
          Minor:  Biology
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "Meeting and getting to know residents!"
 Jess_DeTorres
Alina Bazarian '14
     Head Resident
          Major:  Neuroscience
          Minor:  Chemistry, Honors Forum, Pre-Med
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "Helping others to reach their full potential and
          connecting with people!"
 Alina Bazarian
Najwa Webster '14
     Head Resident
          Major:  Education
          Minor:  English with a concentration in Creative Writing
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "Meeting new students and helping them to
          adjust to Skidmore!"
 Najwa Webster
Ezra Levy '15
     Head Resident
          Major:  Management & Business
          Minor:  Arts Administration and Geoscience
          Favorite Part of the Job:  "Creating a community on campus where
          people feel safe, healthy, and motivated!"
 Ezra Levy

 

Residence Hall & Apartment Staffs

The Area Coordinator (AC) is a full-time live-in professional staff member who resides in one of the residence halls or apartment villages.  The AC supervises the Resident Assistants or Unit Assistants in their residence hall or apartment village, as well as the Head Resident(s) in their residential area.  The AC assists residents with their development and out of the classroom experience while at college.  In addition to the supervision, the AC works in the Office of Residential Life, sharing responsibility of the daily operations of the entire Skidmore residential community.

The Head Resident (HR) is an upper-class student staff member who resides in one of the residence halls.  The HR supervises the Resident Assistants in their residence hall.  The HR assists residents with their development and out of the classroom experience while at college.

The Unit Assistant (UA) is an upper-class student staff member who resides in a designated neighborhood within an apartment village.  The UA helps residents with community building, maintenance requests, campus resources, and assisting with general living needs.

The Resident Assistant (RA) is a student staff member who resides on a designated floor within a residence hall.  The RA helps residents with community building, maintenance requests, campus resources, and assisting with general living needs.

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