Dr. Christopher Bridges
Vice President for Student Affairs and
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Dr. Bridges serves
as the Vice President for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at The
Premier Small Public Liberal Arts University in Pennsylvania, Mansfield University.
Chris' experience includes recruitment, residence life, student programming and
retention, social justice, conduct, and student leadership with a focus on
building community and supporting student growth and development. He has had
the opportunity to develop as a professional through his work in both private
and public 4 year institutions, and community college.
As Vice President
he works to develop and implement services, activities, and opportunities
that complete the student experience and enhance their participation and
development in college life with the specific purpose of increasing student
development, as well as student retention, persistence, and graduation rates.
Dr. Bridges holds a
PhD from Ohio University in Higher Education Leadership and Organization, and a
Master's and Bachelor's degree from Miami University of Ohio. He enjoys
spending time with his wife (the "other" Dr. Bridges) and his 4
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Amber joined the Mansfield University Student Life team in
August 2014 as a member of the Career Center staff. She earned a Bachelor of
Science in Interior Design from Adrian College and a Master of Education in
Higher Education Administration from the University of Delaware. Her education
derived from an interest in designing and advocating for individuals with
disabilities and evolved into a passion for student success. Amber is
originally from Troy, Pennsylvania and currently resides in Elmira, New York
with her husband and two children. She strives to live by Ephesians 4:32, Be
kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ
God forgave you.
Community Conduct Officer &
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Frank is originally from the small town of Plymouth Township, Pennsylvania. He attended College at Kutztown University and received a Bachelors and Masters of Science Degree. Frank worked 10 years within their Residence Life Program and was previously the Residence Coordinator for Housing, Residence Life and Dining Services. He became the Community Conduct Officer at Mansfield University in June of 2013.
Mansfield University Center for InternationalMarie Domenech serves as the Director of the Mansfield University Center for International Cooperation and Exchange as well as the Associate Director of International Admissions. Marie is the central coordinator of international education and services.
Cooperation and Exchange
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In 2009, Marie began her career at Mansfield University
in the Office of Admissions. Marie holds a Bachelor of Science degree in
Business Administration and a Master of Science in Education from Mansfield
University of Pennsylvania.Marie lives
in Mansfield with her outdoor adventure loving family and enjoys hiking,
biking, and travel.
Associate Director for Student Life - Student Transition
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Andee is a native of Tioga County and a Mansfield University alumnus. She has been a member of the Mansfield University community since February 2009. She has a passion for event planning which has been the catalyst for her creativity and commitment within Student Affairs. In June of 2012, Andee was appointed as the Associate Director for Student Life – Student Transition. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management. In her free time she enjoys doing outside activities.
Associate Director for Student Life - Student Retention
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In fall of 2014, Ruth will be entering her third year within the division of Student Life. She has been working at MU for 16 years overall and previously held a position in the department of Athletics. A Mercyhurst College (now University) Lakers alum, Ruth became a Mansfield University Mountaineer alum with a Master's in Organizational Leadership. She was the first generation to attend college, and played basketball for the Division II Lakers near hometown of Wattsburg, PA. Ruth treasures time spent with family - husband Gary, Cody (8), & Andy (6). She also rejoices in fitness activities, running in particular – having completed three half-marathons. She also avidly spends time involved in local YMCA, DCNR & US Army Corps of Engineers with projects comprising of fitness and environmental passions. Clifton Strengths Finder Signature Themes: Harmony, Deliberative, Responsibility, Consistency, and Adaptability.
Catholic Campus Minister
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Mrs.Courtney Hull, Certified Campus Minister, has been a part of the Mansfield family since 2001. Courtney's journey in ministry began as an undergraduate at St. Bonaventure University (SBU), a Catholic, Franciscan college in western New York state. While at St. Bonaventure, Courtney studied biology and theology and was active in campus ministry. Her service work at a student run soup kitchen, with children and also as an RA at SBU, led her to Philadelphia where she spent two years as a full-time volunteer at an inner-city soup kitchen called St.Francis Inn. In May of 2008, Courtney earned a second degree from St.Bonaventure so she holds a B.S. in Biology/Theology & an M.A. in Franciscan Studies. Courtney loves to laugh and talk with students about anything and everything. She also enjoys reading and spending time with family, friends, her husband Patrick, her dog Finnegan and her cat Elvis.
Director, Career Center
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Nichole Lefelhoc joined the Mansfield University Career Center staff in September 2007. Her professional passion stems from an intense desire to help others find their own passions in life. As the primary career development specialist on campus, she leads all functions of the Career Center which include providing a comprehensive range of services, programs, and resources focusing on career exploration, skill development and job, internship, & graduate school searches. Essentially, the Career Center exists to help students and alumni in any step of their career journey. She is also responsible for developing and expanding the base of organizations interested in offering internship and employment opportunities to Mansfield University students and alumni. Nichole holds a Master of Science in Social Administration (MSSA) with a concentration in Community Development & Management from Case Western Reserve University and a Bachelor of Science in Social Work with a minor in Leadership Studies from Lock Haven University. She resides in Mansfield with her husband and their dog, cat, and Belgian draft horses. Nichole's life motto is: "Be kinder than necessary because everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle." ~T.H.Thompson
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Donna currently serves as the Administrative Assistant for the Student Life Office. With over 20 years experience at Mansfield University, she has had the opportunity to work in several departments across campus and has gained valuable knowledge and skills throughout the years. Donna is a graduate of Yough High School and attended Business Careers Institute in Greensburg, PA. Formerly from the Pittsburgh area, she lives in Mansfield with her husband, Steve and their three dogs. Hobbies include spending time with family, 4-wheeling, camping and gardening to name a few.
Student Services Coordinator
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"Jackie" began her career at Mansfield University in 1987 within
the Office of Admissions. Having spent many years recruiting students and
eventually serving as the Associate Director, she has spent the past 10 years
on the Sayre campus as the Student Services Coordinator. In Fall 2014, Jackie
joined the Office of Student Retention and Student Life on the Mansfield
campus, where she now works with student retention efforts. She enjoys working
directly with students in helping them to become successful.
A graduate of Bloomsburg University, Jackie's background in
English and journalism gave her the tools to become an effective communicator in
her passion for working with young adults in higher education. In her spare
time and as a proud mother of her two, (her own young adults) Zach and Paige, she
cherishes spending time with her family, and also enjoys gardening, hiking,
kayaking and living a healthy lifestyle. Her favorite times are spent on the
beach, with sand between her toes!