Daniel Pascoe Aguilar
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, diverse, interculturally developed, and purposeful generation of leaders for our joint capacity to create a better reality. Currently, Daniel is associate provost for Immersive Learning & Career Design 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 facilitate students’ purpose development, career preparation, and their ability to contribute to community/world need solutions. 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 ePortfolio where students record, track, and receive support on their progress, e) 18 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 relevant 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 7 albums. He has completed three graduate degrees in the US: a PhD in Educational Systems from Indiana University, 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 Future Talent Council Global Diversity & Inclusion Advisory Board and the DU Committee on Reimagining Undergraduate Education, and chair of the IC Experiential Learning Alliance, the UO and IC Student Employment Enhancement initiatives, and the the UO Division of Student Life Multicultural Organizational Development effort, the UOAdvantage Experiential Learning Interface Design Team, and the UO International Student Career Alliance.
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.
Director, Center for Global Education
Stacy provides overall leadership for and management of Drew’s Center for Global Education and its services. She is responsible for strategic planning, policy formation, financial management, and program development and evaluation. She also oversees crisis and risk management for education abroad and manages cross-campus collaboration on education abroad initiatives and best practices. She is a Certified Education Abroad Professional and currently serves as a Certification Assessor for the Forum on Education Abroad.
Stacy has more than 30 years of experience in higher education, including roles in college admissions, fundraising, and study abroad. A two-time alumna of Drew, she earned an MA degree in English Literature and a BA degree in English Literature and French. She spent a year in France as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant where she acquired a passion for Breton crêpes and cidre.
Director, Center for Internships and Career Development
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.
Assistant Director, Center for Global Education
Hannah works closely with students interested in attending one of Drew’s many TRECs. From initial interest to program completion, Hannah is available to assist students achieve a study away experience that matches their academic and personal interest. Prior to Drew, Hannah worked for Central Michigan University as a Study Abroad Advisor, Faculty-led Programs Coordinator and had the pleasure of serving as a co-leader on numerous programs abroad. She studied abroad in the UK, China and Ireland. Hannah has a BA in History from Grand Valley State University and MA in Higher Education Administration from Central Michigan University.
Operations Manager/Exec Asst to the Assoc Provost
Dan works closely with faculty and staff to manage finances, contracts, and technology 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.
Specialties and InterestsHigher Education Administration
Dunstanette coordinates both the Medicine & Health Professions and Science, Techonology, Engineering, & Sustainability Career Interest Communities. She manages the student mentorship program and the internal application process for students applying to graduate programs in the health professions. She counsels and advises Drew students and alumni on their career, job, and internship plans and critiques resumes/CVs, personal statements, and cover letters. Dunstanette graduated with a B.S. in Public Health from Rutgers University- New Brunswick.
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 and advises students in the Arts, Communications & Languages, Business, Finance & Entrepreneurship Career Communities and the First Generation Identity/Affinity Community and counsels students on careers, jobs, and internships, critiques resumes, cover letters, CVs, and personal and diversity statements, presents career development workshops, and co-instructs Launch’s Drew 110 course. She also manages the student and alumni spotlight series. 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) and a Master of Education from Drew University. She is currently pursuing her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Montclair State University.
Makana A. L. Agcaoili
Associate Director of Student Engagement
Director, Student Engagement
Associate Dean, Student Engagement
Tilghman INTO Drew Student Services Coordinator
Director, Accessibility Resources
Director, EOS Program
Experiential Education Specialist; Chinese Language & Culture Advisor
Max Zhang 张熠帆 is currently working at the Tilghman International Student Center at Drew university. He came on board with INTO Drew first as a student services coordinator and the Chinese Language and Culture Advisor in 2016, after 2 years, he moved into his currently role of being still the Culture Advisor but also the experiential education manager for Tilghman. His role primarily includes providing international students with coaching and advising, experiential learning experiences, liaising with Res Life on international student life on campus, as well as offering consultation to faculty on working with international students, especially Chinese students. Max is a Chinese national who came to the U.S. for college. He obtained a B.S. in Civil Engineering and a M.S. in Higher Education Leadership & Policy Analysis both from the University of Wisconsin Madison.