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The Office of Alumni Relations and Constituent Engagement is dedicated to fostering relationships that engage alumni, parents, students, and friends with the University of Rochester and each other by providing meaningful, innovative, and ongoing opportunities to celebrate community, to learn and grow together, and to promote the mission of the University.

Alumni Center

Larry and Cindy Bloch Alumni and Advancement Center
300 East River Road, Box 278993
Rochester, NY 14627-8993
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Phone: (585) 273-5888
Toll-Free: 877.MELIORA (877-635-4672)
Fax: (585) 473-5739

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Staff Directory

Karen Chance Mercurius
Associate Vice President for Alumni and Constituent Relations
(585) 275-1710

Lashelle Lane
Advancement Administrative Manager
(585) 275-2412

Alumni Operations and Strategic Partnerships

Jennifer Linton '98
Executive Director, Alumni Relations
(585) 273-5928

Michelle Cavalcanti
Associate Director (Alumni Career Programs)
(585) 276-3493

Donna Colline
Operations Program Director (Benefits and Services)
(585) 273-3217

Ashley Steeves Doherty
Associate Director (Student Experience and Affinity Programs)
(585) 276-7488

Kaelah Granger
Assistant Director
(585) 273-3576

Alyssa Willmarth
Program Assistant
(585) 276-5690

Stacy Mohr
Program Assistant
(585) 276-5960

Regional Volunteers and Programs

Megan Thompson
Senior Director, Regional Volunteers and Programs
(585) 273-2333

Stephanie Case
Associate Director (Rochester)
(585) 276-3859

Corinne Dagen '03
Associate Director (West, Alumni Education)
(585) 273-2680

Cecelia Gotham
Assistant Director (Central, Mid-Atlantic)
(585) 276-4556

Liz Hernandez
Associate Director (Northeast, Southeast)
(585) 276-3883

Jackie McGriff
(585) 273-5888

Melissia Schmidt '02W (MS)
Associate Director (Metro New York)
(585) 276-5619

Alyssa Shoup '10, '11W (MS)
Senior Associate Director (International)
(585) 276-4557

Reunion and Class Programs

Jana Wineburg
(585) 276-3083

Katie Baldwin
Assistant Director (Classes of 1969 to 1983)
(585) 276-7488

Demetria Gray
(585) 276-3260

Francine Capaldo Lynch
Associate Director (Classes of 1998 to 2008, and Medallion Alumni)
(585) 273-5890

Lauren Leunig
Assistant Director of Class Programs
(585) 275-7428

Student and Young Alumni Engagement

Lauren Bradley '11W (MS)
(585) 276-4561

Melissa Waughtel
Assistant Director, Student Engagement
(585) 275-5206

University of Rochester Medical Center Academic Programs

Jolie Spiers
Senior Director of Alumni Relations, URMC Academic Programs
(585) 273-4105

Tim Sukhenko
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, URMC Academic Programs
(585) 276-4980

Matthew Moodie
Alumni Relations and Annual Fund Program Manager
URMC Academic Programs
(585) 276-4977

Angeliki Dedes
Secretary, URMC Academic Programs
(585) 276-5171

Volunteer Engagement

Lea Nordhaus '01
Director of Volunteer Engagement and Programs
(585) 276-6116

Eric Ludwig
Development Manager
(585) 273-3513

Lauren McKenna
Associate Director (Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives)
(585) 273-3531

Eastman School of Music

Cathy Hain
Assistant Vice President of Advancement
(585) 274-1045

Laura Neville Lima de Souza
Assistant Director of Advancement
(585) 274-1058

Rachel Larkin
Secretary, Advancement
(585) 274-1435

Simon Business School

Kate Cutaia
Senior Director of Donor Engagement
(585) 275-2495

Sarah Thornton '10
Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement
(585) 275-0705

Warner School of Education

Preston Faulkner
Senior Director of Development
(585) 276-3636

Lauren Leunig
Program Coordinator, Advancement & Alumni Relations
(585) 275-7428

Alumni Communications

Emily Gillette
(585) 275-9968

Alyssa Davis
Marketing Manager
(585) 276-8744

Jocelyn Williams
Marketing Manager
(585) 276-4559

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