Director of Residential Life
518-255-5215 | ArthurL@cobleskill.edu
Lynn joined the Residential Life Staff at Cobleskill during the Spring 2023 semester and has been delighted to have such a wonderful opportunity to return to SUNY where she began her work in Res Life and Student Affairs two decades ago. A proud alum of SUNY Morrisville (AAS) and SUNY New Paltz (BA), Lynn studied journalism and thoroughly enjoyed working as a Capital Region reporter for several years before accepting her first Residence Director role at Morrisville in 2003. She discovered a passion for working with residential students that has provided her unique opportunities to serve at several campuses throughout the country in New York, New Mexico, California, and New Jersey. Lynn holds a Master of Arts in Educational Administration from New Mexico State University. A native New Yorker, she is ecstatic to be back in the state and looks forward to immersing herself in the Cobleskill campus and greater community. Lynn enjoys spending time outdoors, cooking, traveling, reading, writing, photography, and cinema. She especially loves going to the theatre, playing cards, singing karaoke, and spending time with friends and family.
Assistant Director, Dix Hall
518-255-5149 | HanleyJR@cobleskill.edu
Originally from Memphis, MI, Jake received a B.A. in Business Administration from Alma College in Alma, MI and a M.S. in College Student Affairs from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, IL. Jake has experience in Residential Life, Student Activities, Orientation, Athletics, College Radio, Title IX, and enjoys being active outside, traveling, and spending time with good company.
Assistant Director, Vroman Hall and Wieting Hall
518-255-5174 or 518-255-5176 | SinclaRA@cobleskill.edu
Ryan is currently the Assistant Director of Vroman Hall and Wieting Hall and hails from New York City. Ryan graduated from SUNY Cobleskill with a Bachelor’s in Wildlife Management. Ryan enjoys doing yoga, being outdoors, watching nature documentaries and spending time with those who matter most.
518-255-5215 | HoweKM@cobleskill.edu
Kim has worked in the Residential Life Office since the summer of 2009. Kim graduated from the Secretarial Science program at SUNY Cobleskill when computers were the size of a house and has worked on campus for many years. When not at the desk, Kim 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.
Residence Hall Director, Draper Hall
518-255-5151 | BriggsCN@cobleskill.edu
Caitlin Briggs is the Residence Hall Director of Draper Hall and is originally from Cooperstown, NY. Caitlin attended Clarkson University and received a B.S. in Biology. Prior to attending college, Caitlin studied abroad in Florianopolis, Brazil as a Rotary Youth Exchange student during senior year of high school. Caitlin enjoys reading, running and traveling.
Residence Hall Director, Parsons Hall
518-255-5144 | CammerML@cobleskill.edu
Michael is the Residence Hall Director of Parsons Hall. Michael grew up in Jefferson, NY and came to Cobleskill in 2015 as a Wildlife Management Major. While at Cobleskill, Michael was a member of the Judicial Board and then became a Resident Assistant. Michael then became a Senior Resident Assistant until graduation in 2019. Michael was a recipient of the "Excellence in Student Leadership Award." Michael enjoys reading, playing chess, video games, and the great outdoors!
Residence Hall Director, Pearson Hall and Alumni Commons
518-255-5171 | RobinsT@cobleskill.edu
Tayla Robinson is the Residence Hall Director of Pearson Hall and Alumni Commons. Originally from Queens, NY, Tayla graduated from Suny Cobleskill with an Associate's Degree in Animal Industry and a Bachelor’s in Business Administration. Tayla enjoys the outdoors, reading, traveling, and lived in Europe for three months while completing an internship.
Residence Hall Director, Davis Hall
518-255-5109 | PrestoSM@cobleskill.edu
Shelby is currently the Assistant Hall Director of Davis Hall as well as the Women's Basketball Assistant Coach. Shelby is the advisor for the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC). Originally from Ravena, NY, Shelby graduated from SUNY Cobleskill with a Bachelor’s in Communication in Technology and a minor in Sports Management. Shelby completed a Master's in Sports Management in 2020. Shelby was a 4-year starter and 4-year All-Conference selection for the Women's Basketball program from 2013-2017. Shelby enjoys basketball, roller coasters, chicken wings and the Boston Celtics.
Assistant Hall Director, Vroman Hall
518-255-5174 | StraubAQ@cobleskill.edu
Austin joined the Residential Life Staff at SUNY Cobleskill during the Spring 2020 semester. Originally from the Syracuse, NY area, Austin attended Keystone College in Pennsylvania where Austin earned a B.S. in Sport and Recreation Management. As a big fan of the outdoors, Austin enjoys hiking, fishing, kayaking, and spending time in the Adirondacks. Austin also serves as an Assistant Coach for the SUNY Cobleskill Fighting Tiger's Baseball Team and can often be seen at practice accompanied by Franco, Austin's wonderful dog.