Judith Redling, Ph.D. –  Associate Dean for Academic Services

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B.E., Engineering Physics, Stevens Institute of Technology; M.S. & Ph.D., Biomedical Engineering, Rutgers University.

Joining the administrative team in the CLA Dean’s office in July 2014, Dr. Redling has extensive experience in undergraduate retention efforts, managing initiatives to advance student success. As Associate Dean for Academic Services at Drew, Dr. Redling directs initiatives to identify at-risk students and coordinate interventions, connecting students with academic services and promoting academic engagement with the Drew community of advisors, teachers and peers.

Dr. Redling’s teaching and research experiences focus on learning assessment and pedagogy to improve outcomes for students in STEM disciplines. Her faculty affiliation at Drew is with the Department of Physics.

 

Diane Moscaritolo, M. Ed., M.A. – Accessibility Resources CoordinatorDiane head shot 003

The coordinator preforms the following:

  • Point person regarding the scope and nature of the services provided by Disability Services to a range of audiences including potential students (and their parents), enrolled students, and the Drew community (including faculty, staff and other academic and service areas).
  • Review student documentation and determining what accommodations would best mitigate the student’s needs.
  • Meet with enrolled students each semester to arrange accommodations.
  • Collaborate with other university departments to ensure students with disabilities needs are being met throughout campus as consistently and appropriately as possible.

Nora Boyer, M.S., Director of the Math and Science Resource CenterNBoyerHeadShot2015-1

As Director, Nora is committed to building and supporting collaborative learning communities to ensure student success in math and the sciences.  Nora earned her BA in Biochemistry from Drew.  After Drew and a short stint in the pharmaceutical industry, Nora began her career in science education.  She taught at The Dalton School in New York City for nearly two decades, earned her MS in Chemistry from Rutgers, and also served as Science Department Chair at Dalton for over a decade.  Nora remains active in alumni affairs.

 

Loren Kleinman, M.A., Director of the Center for Writing ExcellenceLoren_NYC-3-1

Loren Kleinman’s poetry has appeared in journals such ADANNA, Drunken BoatThe MothDomestic CherryBlue Lake ReviewCatch & Release (Columbia University), LEVURE LITTÉRAIRENimrod, Wilderness House Literary ReviewNarrative Northeast, Writer’s Bloc, Journal of New Jersey Poets, Paterson Literary Review (PLR), Resurgence (UK), HerCircleEzine and Aesthetica Annual. Her interviews appeared in IndieReader, USA Today, and The Huffington Post. She’s also published essays in Cosmopolitan, Good Housekeeping, and Seventeen Magazine. She is the author of Flamenco Sketches and Indie Authors Naked, which was an Amazon Top 100 bestseller in Journalism in the UK and USA. Kleinman’s The Dark Cave Between My Ribs was named one the best poetry book of 2014 by Entropy Magazine. Her third collection of poetry Breakable Things released via Winter Goose Publishing in March 2015. She recently published her first novel This Way to Forever, a collection of prose poems, Stay with Me Awhile, and a memoir, The Woman with a Million Hearts (BlazeVOX). Loren’s website is: lorenkleinman.com and lorenwrites.com.

Virginia Reiner, Ed.D., Student Success SpecialistGinny

My research interests include student self-efficacy and success mindset, retention of at-risk students, delivery of high-quality support services, Universal Design in teaching, mentoring, and advising, and retention of doctoral students.

My professional experiences in higher education have focused on providing high-quality assistance to at-risk, first-generation and other underrepresented students

 

Beverley McGuckin, M.A.  English Language Support SpecialistBev McGuckin

Beverley completed her BA in Spanish and French at the University of Swansea, Wales,.  After teaching English for several years, in Spain and then in Japan as a participant of the JET program, she completed her MA in Applied Linguistics and Second Language Acquisition at the University of South Carolina.  With her family, she has spent more than ten years living and teaching in different parts of Asia.

 

Joanne McCann – Administrative Assistant and Office ManagerJoanne McCann

Joanne manages the day-to-day functions of the Office of Academic Services by fielding inquiries, questions, and crisis’, via person and on the phone by students, faculty and parents. She also administers alternate testing of all students with academic accommodations. Joanne assists the Dean of Academic Services and the Accessibility Resource Coordinator with all administrative functions. She is responsible for the monitoring of petitions for all requests of the Academic Standing Committee, as well as maintaining all records about the requests of Incomplete Grades, CLA Petitions to the Faculty, Final Exam Re-scheduling Requests, and  Appeals.