Central Office and Administrative Staff

Central Office & Administrative Staff Overview

The central office and administrative staff provide leadership, oversight and day-to-day administrative support for Student Living. With five central office directors, five assistant directors, three coordinators, and four administrative specialists, our central office staff support our Residential, Graduate, and Student Staff in the support of our student living communities. See more information about our central office team below. You may contact a member of our central office team by calling 315.443.3637.

Terra Peckskamp

Senior Director

George Athanas

Director of Residence Life

Eric Nestor

Director for Apartment & Off-Campus Living

Courtney Bazan Colvin

Associate Director for Staff Processes & Student Development

Dan Cutler

Director of Learning Communities

Taylor Gale

Assistant Director - North Neighborhood

Joseph Personte

Assistant Director - South Neighborhood

Karess Gillespie

Assistant Director - East Neighborhood

Ashley Veney

Assistant Director - West Neighborhood

Quincy Bufkin

Assistant Director for Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

Jessica Newsom

Assistant Director for Learning Communities


Coordinator of Academic Initiatives & Assessment

Josh Stone

Coordinator for Student Staffing & Leadership


Coordinator for Learning Communities

Carrie Giovinazzo

Administrative Specialist for Budget & Operations

Janet Hyde

Administrative Specialist for Human Resources

Maryanne Ross

Administrative Specialist - Central Office

Maureen Kozlowski

Administrative Specialist - Central Office

Melinda Secor

Administrative Specialist - South Campus