Meet the Staff!


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Assistant Director of Student Life

Responsibilities: Coordinates New Student Orientation and plans major campus events including Welcome Weeks, Family Day, Pancake Madness, the Student Awards Ceremony, Senior Days and assists with Commencement.  Acts as primary advisor for the Purchase Student Government Association.

Rebecca is a born and raised Vermonter. She received her BA in psychology and music (vocal performance) at Chatham College in Pittsburgh, PA, and her MEd in higher education at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. Her professional interests include student learning and development, student life, and women in higher education. When she is not planning events, she enjoys cooking, traveling, and spending time with her husband, daughter Molly, and two cats!

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Interim Assistant Director of Student Life

Responsibilities: Site supervisor and coordinator for Project Focus and other service initiatives.  Secondary advisor to the Purchase Student Government Association and liaison to commuter students. 

Brittany received her BA in art history from Purchase College ('12) and and is proud to call herself an alumni!  Her professional interests include service learning, community service and student development.  When she's not working with students, she enjoys crocheting, watching basketball and baking!