Meet the Staff

Staff Member Areas of Responsibility

Marcella DeProto

Marcella DeProto, M.A.

  • GR Arts and Sciences (Computer Science, Biology, Chemistry Biotech, Energy Systems, Environmental Management)
  • GR School of Education
  • MA Global Entrepreneurial Management 
  • School of Law
  • Scholars
  • Taxes

Cynthia Lai

Ying-Sing (Cynthia) Lai, M.S.
Associate Director

  • GR School of Management
  • UG School of Management
  • UG/GR School of Nursing and Health Professions
  • MS Analytics
  • Scholars

Nina Lopes

Nina Gordon Lopes (On Leave)
International Student Advisor

  • On Leave - Advising populations reassigned

Tina Ricafrente

Tina Ricafrente, M.S. Ed
SEVIS Administrator and International Student Advisor

  • UG Arts and Sciences
  • Jesuit Education Exchange Students (JEEP)
  • Data Oversight and SEVIS Reporting

Mari McDermott

Mari McDermott, M.A.
Programs Advisor

  • GR Arts and Sciences (Applied Economics, International Development, International Studies, Asia Pacific Studies, Migration Studies, Museum Studies, Professional Communication, Sports Management, Urban and Public Affairs, Writing)

Sarah Beck

Sarah Ruszkowski, M.A.
Program Assistant


  • General Inquiries
  • ISSS Email
  • Front Desk and Office Operations