Position: Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, University of Scranton
Dissertation Topic: Exploring Hiring for Mission Practices at Jesuit Colleges and Universities: An Evaluation of the Student Affairs Search Process
"The education I received from Marywood University’s doctoral program in Human Development not only helped me progress in my profession, but the cohort model also allowed me to foster connections with some amazing colleagues within Northeastern and Central Pennsylvania."
Dean McShea is responsible for assisting the Vice President for Student Affairs in the overall daily management of the division. She supervises several departmental directors and program leaders in the areas of Residence Life, the Center for Health Education and Wellness, Multicultural Affairs, Recreational Sports, the Jane Kopas Women's Center, Office of Student Engagement, and Off Campus and Commuter Student Affairs. Dean McShea also acts as the moderator of Student Government and has primary responsibility for being a student advocate.
Awards and Acknowledgements
Edward P. Syron, Ph.D. has been profiled by the Greater Ohio Healthcare Leaders' Forum.
Christopher W. O'Brien, MS, ATC was selected as the recipient of the Eastern Athletic Trainers' Association (EATA) 2007 Francis J .George Scholarship Award. This award is given to the most outstanding doctoral student who is a member of the EATA.
Patricia Miller, Ph.D. was named the Margaretta Belin Chamberlin Chair Award for Distinguished Faculty Service at Keystone College
Brian Mauro was the recipient of the Grady Roberts Graduate Student Writing Award for an abbreviated version of the paper, Can Social Norming Theory Be Applied to Change Student Behavior?, derived from his Qualifying Paper.
Sample Employment Settings of Alumni
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