Daniel Pascoe Aguilar, PhD, MDiv, is passionate about problem solving and collaborating with students, alumnx, university communities, and organizations about meaningful partnerships and powerful strategies for the development of a new, equitable generation of leaders and our joint capacity to create a better reality. Currently, Daniel is associate provost for experiential education and career development at Drew University in the New York City larger metropolitan area, where he has the honor of leading LAUNCH, a new approach to undergraduate education designed to integrate students’ academic and career development through a focus on their purpose development, their career preparation, and their ability to contribute to community/world needs. LAUNCH is a transferable skill based curriculum/co-curriculum that a) guarantees immersive experiences and a b) network of mentors to every student, as well as universal student engagement and scaffolding through c) a required, for-credit LAUNCH-guiding course, d) a working LAUNCH Plan space where students record, track, and receive support on their progress, e) 16 LAUNCH Communities that offer physical and virtual networks, opportunities, and resources clustered by key industry or identity groups, and f) an integrated LAUNCH website called Launchpad fed with rich data from multiple systems into curated, interactive web spaces.
Prior to his tenure at Drew, Daniel served as executive director of Career Services at Ithaca College, director of the University of Oregon Career Center, director of Career Services at Seattle University, director of alumnx career services and associate director of employer relations at the University of North Texas, senior associate director and chair of career courses at Indiana University, director of the crisis center for homeless families of the SF County, and minister in diverse religious organizations in México and the US. Daniel has also been a song writer, a classical pop and oratorio/opera singer, and a recording artist throughout his life, including the publication of 10 albums. He has completed three graduate degrees in the US: a PhD in Educational Systems from IU, a Master of Divinity from Palmer Theological Seminary, and an MS in Education from IU, as well as a BA in Industrial Design from Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in México.
In 2014, Daniel received the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award from UO. Throughout the last few years, he has had the opportunity to serve as faculty of the Career Services Institute, co-chair of the DU Committee on Reimagining Undergraduate Education, and chair of the IC Experiential Learning Alliance, the UO and IC Student Employment Enhancement initiatives, the UO Division of Student Life Multicultural Competence Organizational Development effort, the UOAdvantage Experiential Learning Interface Design Team, and the UO International Student Career Alliance.
Director, Center for Internships and Career Development
Greg is responsible for the development of corporate, employer, and government partnerships which will provide internship, apprenticeship, co-op and career opportunities for Drew students and alumni. Prior to returning to Drew, Greg served as Chief of Staff to the Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development where he managed the day-to-day operations of the department and spearheaded initiatives linking higher education and workforce policy. He led the development and execution of the Many Paths, One Future Internship Grant, a $1.5 million state program designed to provide paid internship opportunities to students throughout New Jersey. He also served as Vice-Chair of the Career Pathways Task Force, a group of representatives from government, academia and industry charged with developing new, innovative approaches to workforce development practices at all stages of education and career. Greg graduated from Drew in 2005 with a double major in Political Science and French, and received a M.A. in International Relations from the Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy in 2007.
Specialities and InterestsGovernment, Public Policy, Workforce Development
Carolyn leads the staff in developing and implementing shared strategic priorities and coordinates the on-campus student employment program. Carolyn serves as liaison to both academic departments and student service units for the expansion and development of career engagement opportunities. Her diverse background includes experience in marketing and financial management in both the corporate and non-profit environments. She has a B.A. in Business Administration from Muhlenberg College and a Master of Business Administration from Seton Hall University.
Andrew joined Drew University in January of 2018. He leads a blended organization that brings library, archives, and instructional technology staff and services together as a unified team. He is a member of the Provost’s leadership team and regularly serves on executive-level committees and task forces. Prior to Drew, Andrew served in a variety of administrative roles at the University of Oregon Libraries, including Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Program Development, interim Director of Special Collections and University Archives, interim head of the Digital Scholarship Center, and co-interim Dean of Libraries. Beyond the library, his professional service includes leadership in EDUCAUSE and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI), where he is an ambassador for libraries and librarians in conversations about technology, digital content, and scholarship.
- B.A. Music Theory and History, Marylhurst University, 1983
- A.M.L.S. Library and Information Science, University of Michigan, 1984
Jenn counsels and advises Drew students and alumni on their career, job, and internship plans and critiques resumes/CVs, personal statements, and cover letters. She coordinates internship registrations in conjunction with the Director. Additionally, she prepares and delivers workshop presentations both independently and collaboratively with colleagues, campus partners, and student leaders. Jenn graduated with a B.A. in Women’s and Gender Studies and Sociology with a minor in International Studies from Stony Brook University, as well as an M.S. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Miami University of Ohio.
Yasmin coordinates the Arts, Communications & Languages Career Community and the First Generation Identity/Affinity Community. She also manages the Career Center’s Peer Career Coach Program, counsels and advises students on career, job, and internship plans, critiques resumes, cover letters, CVs, and personal statements, and presents career development workshops. She also assists with the Student Employment program. Prior to this position Yasmin was the Program Coordinator for Drew University’s Center for Holocaust/Genocide Study. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology from Rutgers University, a Master’s degree in Arts & Letters (Literary Studies) from Drew University, and is pursuing a Master of Education also at Drew.
Director of Digital Communications & Strategy
Director, Center for Civic Engagement
Amy Koritz is Professor of English and Director of the Center for Civic Engagement at Drew University. She is the author of Gendering Bodies/Performing Art (U Michigan P 1995) and Culture Makers: Urban Performance and Literature in the 1920s (U Illinois P, 2009). With George Sanchez, she is co-editor of Civic Engagement in the Wake of Katrina (U Michigan P, 2009) and has written about civic engagement in the humanities in Diversity Digest, the Modern Language Association’s Profession and elsewhere. Before coming to Drew in 2008, she was Professor of English at Tulane University where she also served as Associate Director for Community and Culture at the Tulane/Xavier Center for Bioenvironmental Research.
As Director of the Center for Civic Engagement, Dr. Koritz is responsible for setting the Center’s priorities, managing its resources, developing and sustaining strategic partnerships, leading civic engagement collaborations across the university, and communicating about Civic Engagement at Drew with internal and external stakeholders.
Assistant Director, Center for Civic Engagement
Amy joined the Center for Civic Engagement in 2012. In her role at the Center, she supports the Civic Scholars Program in all its dimensions including recruitment, retention, advising and program coordination. She also develops and stewards partnerships between Drew and community organizations to provide civic engagement and internship opportunities for Drew students and for faculty members teaching community-based learning courses. Prior to this position she held two others at Drew, beginning in 2001, and former administrative posts at M.I.T. and Harvard Business School. Amy holds a B.A. and an M.A. from the University of Connecticut.
Director, Center for Global Education
- BA, Drew University, 1989
- MA, Drew University, 2005
Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Experiential Education Specialist; Chinese Language & Culture Advisor
Dan works closely with faculty and staff to manage finances, contracts, and data for the Center for Immersive Learning and Career Design. Prior to Drew, he worked as a commodity trader before managing the education and marketing efforts of a coffee and tea importing business. Dan has also worked at both large and small public institutions, and brings skills in project management, strategic planning, and policy analysis to Drew. He has a BA in International Studies from Ramapo College of New Jersey and a MA in International and Comparative Education from the SIT Graduate Institute.