Staff Directory

Edward Asselined

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

Director of Residential Life

518-255-5215 |

Edward is a career employee of SUNY Cobleskill. Originally from southern New England and later from the greater Capital District area of New York State, Edward attended SUNY Plattsburgh where he earned his BS degree and the University at Albany where he earned his MS degree. As Director of Residential Life, Edward has supervisory responsibility for all aspects of the campus' housing program. As Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs, he is management supervisor for Judicial Affairs, Veteran Affairs, and the Student Life Center.


Will Kelly

Associate Director of Residential Life Will

Director of Alumni Commons Townhomes & Suites and Pearson Hall

518-255-5158 |

Will started working at SUNY Cobleskill in 2009. He is currently the Associate Director of Residential Life, the live in professional staff member in Alumni Commons, and the interim RD of Pearson Hall. Will has a Masters Degree in Educational Administration and Policy Studies from the University of Albany, and a Bachelors Degree in History from SUNY Oneonta. In his free time, Will loves reading (A Man Named Ove, is currently at the top of the list), watching reality TV (Big Brother), rooting on the San Francisco 49ers, finding new walking paths, and traveling (Costa Rica was the latest destination).  


Kim Howe

Administrative Assistant Kim Howe

518-255-5215 |

Kim has worked in the Residential Life Office since the summer of 2009. She graduated from the Secretarial Science program at SUNY Cobleskill when computers were the size of a house and has worked on campus for nearly 27 years. When not at her desk, she spends time as a historical interpreter of mid-19th century domestic arts at The Farmers' Museum, enjoying the outdoors and traveling to historic places and national parks.


Matthew LaLonde

Director of Judicial and Veteran Affairs Matt

518-255-5215 |

Matthew has been working in Student Affairs at SUNY Cobleskill for over 10 years. Originally from Camden, NY, Matthew is an alum of several SUNY Colleges holding a A.S., B.S. and M.S. Prior to working at SUNY Cobleskill, Matthew served in the U.S. Navy for 8 years and after being honorably discharged, served as a teacher in the New York State Public Education System. Matthew is very involved in matters relating to Student Veteran needs and provides leadership for all matters relating to student conduct. Matthew engages in various athletic pursuits, is an avid fisherman and significantly enjoys being a parent.


Caitlyn Carroll

Assistant Director of Residential Life caitie

Residence Hall Director, Wieting Hall

518-255-5176 |

Caitlyn is Residence Hall Director in Wieting Hall. She is originally from Levittown, New York. Caitlyn graduated from SUNY Cobleskill’s Culinary Arts and Business Administration programs. Caitlyn is currently pursuing her Masters at UAlbany in Educational Admissions and Policy Studies. Caitlyn enjoys doing kickboxing, watching movies or simply spending time with family and friends.


Sirena L. Jones

Assistant Director of Residential Life

Residence Hall Director, Davis Hall


Sirena Jones is the Residence Hall Director of Davis Hall. She is originally from Rochester, New York. Sirena graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from Hilbert College and with a Masters in Student Personnel Administration from State University of New York at Buffalo. Her interest includes reading non-fiction, DIY projects and spending time with family and friends.


Syd Bloom

Residence Hall Director, Dix Hall Syd

518-255-5149 |

Syd is a seasoned Residence Hall Director. She has a Master's in Student Personnel and is certified in Guidance Counseling. Dix Hall has been her home for over 20 years. She loves working where she lives. Creating an environment for her residents that is supportive, educationally centered and nurturing is an important personal goal. Syd is a world traveler, enjoys jazz and foreign films.


Katie Rossano

Residence Hall Director, Vroman Hall 


Katie Rossano is the Residence Hall Director of Vroman Hall. She is originally from Carmel, New York. Katie graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the State University of New York at Oneonta. Issues related to social justice, diversity, feminism, and intersectionality spark Katie’s interest. In her free time she enjoys spending time outdoors and taking advantage of various nature trails in the local area.


Abbey Perkins

Residence Hall Director, Draper Hall Abbey

518-255-5151 |

Originally from Binghamton, NY, Abbey obtained her B.A. in English and Anthropology from SUNY Potsdam in 2008. Abbey completed her M.S. in Student Affairs Administration at Binghamton University in 2010. Abbey began working at SUNY Cobleskill in 2010 as an Assistant Complex Coordinator. Currently, Abbey advises the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, & Ally Union (LGBTAU) student organization and provides Safe Zone trainings on campus. Abbey enjoys reading, films, arts & crafts, singing, and playing music.


D’Andre Miller

Residence Hall Director, Fake Hall


D’Andre Miller is the Residence Hall Director of Fake Hall and he is originally from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. D’Andre graduated from Temple University with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology.  At Temple University, D’Andre had the pleasure of being an Resident Assistant, a Dean’s list student, and also trained in the martial art of Taekwando as well. D’Andre’s outside actives include video games, playing basketball, and learning through conversation/debates of any kind.


Edward Dale Ano

Residence Hall Director, Parsons Hall  Dale


Edward, or Dale as he prefers to be called, is the Residence Hall Director of Parsons Hall. Originally from Oneida, New York, Dale spent a year living abroad in Tendoshi, Yamagataken, Japan after graduating high school.  When he arrived back from his year abroad he attended SUNY Cortland where he played Rugby and graduated with a BA in Anthropology and a minor in International Studies.  In the near future Dale is seeking to pursue his Masters in either Museum Studies or Higher Education.  Dale’s outside interests include traveling/backpacking, rugby, football, meeting new people, and spending time with family and friends.


Tyler Itzkowitz

Residence Hall Director, Ten-Eyck Hall 


Tyler Itzkowitz is the Residence Hall Director of Ten Eyck Hall and is originally from Holbrook, NY on Long Island. Tyler graduated with a B.S. in Childhood Education from SUNY Oneonta where he played club Ultimate Frisbee and served as the Class of 2015 President. Tyler enjoys Disney/Pixar and B rated movies, long boarding and hiking. Tyler’s goals include receiving a Masters degree in Higher Education and becoming an Adirondack 46er.