Alumni Spotlight: Andrew Castelluccio, C’19, Software Development Engineer, Amazon FinTech Spectra

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Andrew graduated Drew with a B.A. in Computer Science in 2019.  He worked as a Software Engineer for AWS Transit Gateway in Washington, D.C. before moving to Amazon FinTech Spectra in New York City, where he’s worked as a Software …

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Student Spotlight: Mariam Gelbakhiani C’21

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Mariam Gelbakhiani C’21
Major: Business
Minor: Media & Communications
Launch Career Community: Arts & Communications & Languages and
Business, Finance and Entrepreneurship
 Launch Identity/Affinity Community: International Student
Clubs: Drew University Program Board, Feminist Intersection, Art History Club, International Students Association, and …

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Nancy Vitalone-Raccaro, Associate Professor of Education

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Nancy Vitalone-Raccaro (PhD, Temple University) has a teaching career dedicated to the field of Special Education. As an expert teacher educator, Dr. Vitalone-Raccaro is committed to training teachers who are critical thinkers and prepared to meet the challenges of 21st …

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Alumni Spotlight: Kashon Lopes, Vice Principal at McKinley Elementary School, Newark, NJ

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Kashon Lopes is a devout educator and educational leader. His love of literature and language are only superseded by his passion for teaching and learning, students, and urban education.

He graduated Drew University with a B.A. in English with minors …

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Student Spotlight: Jose Fabrizzio Cevallos C’22

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Jose Fabrizzio Cevallos C’22
Major: Biology
Launch Career Community: Medicine & Health Profession
Launch Identity/Affinity Communities: First-Generation, International Student, Commuter |Transfer |Non-Traditional
Club: Ariel

What attracted you to Drew?

I was attracted to the forest environment because I grew up …

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Alumni Spotlight: Katya Valasek C’04, Director of Admissions at Seton Hall School of Law

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Katya graduated Drew in 2004 with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy and graduated from the Michigan State University College of Law with a J.D in 2008. She started working at Seton Hall 9 years ago as an Associate …

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Alumni Spotlight: Desha Jackson, Managing Lawyer of Desha Jackson Law Group

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Desha is the managing lawyer of  Desha Jackson Law Group.  Prior to opening her firm Ms. Jackson was of Counsel to the Law Office of Evelyn Padin for two years. Prior to working with Ms. Padin’s office, Ms. Jackson was …

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Alumni Spotlight: Jonathan I. Amira, Esq.

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Jonathan is a Special Deputy Attorney General/Acting Assistant Prosecutor for Gloucester County, New Jersey, where he is currently assigned to the Special Litigation Section and concentrates his practice on bail reform/criminal justice reform matters, as well as appeals in both …

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Alumni Spotlight: Lauren Mastropierro C’2018, First Grade Teacher

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Lauren graduated from Drew in 2018 with a major in Spanish and a minor in Psychology. She went on to get her Master of the Arts in Teaching from Drew in 2019. As a graduate student, she did her student …

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Student Spotlight: Abby Huaccho C’23

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Student Spotlight: Abby Huaccho C’23
MAJOR: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
MINOR:  Italian
LAUNCH CAREER COMMUNITY: Medical and Health Professions
LAUNCH IDENTITY/AFFINITY COMMUNITIES: Commuter, First-Generation
CLUBS: Tri-Beta (Biological Honors Society), Ciao, and Ariel
ON-CAMPUS JOBS: T.A. for Prof. Dobbelaar, Chemistry 150 …

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