Contact Us

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
Find Us
Google Maps

Phone: (585) 273-5888
Toll-Free: 877.MELIORA (877-635-4672)
Fax: (585) 473-5739

General questions or comments? Contact us at

Staff Directory

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

Karolyn Alves
Advancement Administrative Manager
(585) 275-2412

Alumni Operations and Special Programs

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

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

Ashley Steeves Doherty
Associate Director (Student Experience and Affinity Programs)
(585) 273-2863

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, Syracuse, Buffalo, Atlanta)
(585) 276-3859

Corinne Dagen '03
Associate Director (West, Travel Club)
(585) 273-2680

Jackie McGriff
Program Assistant
(585) 273-5888

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

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

Caroline Tolbert
Associate Director, Women’s Initiatives
(585) 276-5580

Marisa Wilson
Associate Director (Central, Northeast)

Reunion and Class Programs

Jana Wineburg
Director (Classes of 1969 to 1979 and Medallion Alumni)
(585) 276-3083

Francine Capaldo Lynch
Associate Director (Classes of 1994 to 2007)
(585) 273-5890

Lauren Leunig
Assistant Director of Class Programs (Classes of 1980 to 1993)
(585) 275-7428

Student and Young Alumni Engagement

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

Melissa Waughtel (Classes of 2018 to 2020)
Assistant Director, Senior Class Engagement and Giving
(585) 275-5206

Evalyn Gleason '13 (Classes of 2008 to 2017)
Assistant Director, Young Alumni Engagement
(585) 276-6045

Karen Osborn
Assistant Director, Student Engagement
(585) 276-3433

University of Rochester Medical Center Academic Programs
School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Eastman Institute for Oral Health

Melissa Head
Executive Director, URMC Academic Programs
(585) 273-2890

Jessica Watson
Associate Director of Alumni Relations, URMC Academic Programs
(585) 275-8802

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

Matthew Moodie
Assistant Director of Alumni Relations and Annual Fund 
URMC Academic Programs
(585) 276-4977

Genevieve Spezio
Secretary, URMC Academic Programs
(585) 273-1458

Volunteer Engagement

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

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

Eastman School of Music

Anna Schlia
Senior Director of Advancement
(585) 274-1044

Rachel Larkin
Program Assistant
(585) 274-1435

Simon Business School

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

Warner School of Education

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

Zoe Adams Gutzmer
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

Don't see who you're looking for? Search the University-wide directory »