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Mary Beth Harrity

Mary Beth Harrity

Assistant CIO, Academic Technology
Academic Technology Center
Office: Fuller Laboratories, Room 117
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5810
Mary Beth is the Assistant CIO for Academic Technology. She oversees the Academic Technology Center (ATC), providing leadership for the delivery of technologies used to support teaching and learning in face-to-face, online and blended courses. The ATC also provides AV and multimedia support for offices and events across campus. She holds a BA from the College of the Holy Cross and a Master’s degree from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. View Profile
Kate Beverage

Kate Beverage

Dir, Tech for Teach & Learn
Academic Technology Center
Office: Fuller Laboratories, Room 117
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6012
Kate's primary responsibility is to lead the ATC’s outreach efforts to the WPI community with regards to the use of instructional technologies in teaching and learning. Kate also collaborates with academic departments concerning the policies, planning, and management of e-learning and blended initiatives on campus. View Profile
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Jolene Cotnoir

Jolene D. Cotnoir

Instructional Technology Specialist
Academic Technology Center
Office: Gordon Library, Room 225
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5407
Jolene contributes to the Technology for Teaching & Learning team's collaborative efforts to support faculty, staff, and students on the application of technology to teaching and learning activities, specializing in web conferencing tools. View Profile

Nicholas Couture

AV Technology Specialist II
Academic Technology Center
Nick coordinates all aspects of AV needs for events on campus in support of university initiatives.  He also assists with AV equipment reservations and video production and media conversion needs.    View Profile

Asher Crane

AV Systems Engineer II
Academic Technology Center
Phone: +1 (508) 3658626
Asher is a member of the AV Systems Engineering team and assists with the design, purchasing, installation, maintenance and user support of campus AV equipment and infrastructure in classrooms, project collaboration suites, administrative locations and campus event spaces. View Profile
Alexander DeMello

Alexander DeMello

AV Technology Specialist I
Academic Technology Center
Alex assists with AV equipment reservations for academic use by students, faculty, and staff. He also provides oversight of ATC equipment inventory and assists with setting up and operating AV equipment at various locations on campus to support university initiatives. View Profile

Timothy Gruntman

AV Systems Engineer II
Academic Technology Center
Tim is a member of the AV Systems Engineering team and assists with the design, purchasing, installation, maintenance and user support of campus AV equipment and infrastructure in classrooms, project collaboration suites, administrative locations and campus event spaces. View Profile
Michael Hamilton

Michael Jon Hamilton

Instructional Technology Specialist
Academic Technology Center
Office: East Hall
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6422
Pronouns: He/Him/His Mike supports faculty and student use of several instructional technologies including eportfolios, polling and survey tools, and infographics. Mike also develops a number of resources to address teaching and learning challenges and assists with the development and delivery of workshops with instructional technology-related themes. View Profile
Sophia Jagannathan

Sophia M. Jagannathan

Instructional Technology Specialist
Academic Technology Center
Office: Fuller Laboratories, Room B32
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6149
Sophie oversees academic media production operations and manages university video assets by coordinating the organization, storage, and playback of these resources. View Profile
Caitlin Keller

Caitlin Ashley Keller

Senior Instructional Designer
Academic Technology Center
Phone: +1 (508) 8316401 x6401
Caitlin is responsible for coordinating the design, development and implementation of online, blended, or technology-enhanced courses and faculty training in current pedagogical practices. View Profile
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Ellen Lincourt

Ellen M. Lincourt

Senior AV Support Specialist
Academic Technology Center
Office: Fuller Laboratories, Room 117
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x5220
Ellen supplies frontline support for the ATC inventory, production requests and other ATC services. View Profile
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James Monaco

James Monaco

Sr Instructional Media Coordinator
Academic Technology Center
Office: Gordon Library, Room 225
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6152
Jim supports faculty, staff, and students on the use of instructional technologies including visual presentations, graphics, multimedia content, online course materials, and animations. He also works with faculty to identify appropriate hardware and software to meet their needs. View Profile

Valerie Beth Smedile Rifkin

Instructional Designer
Academic Technology Center
Phone: +1 (508) 8316308
Valerie is responsible for coordinating the design, development and implementation of online, blended, or technology-enhanced courses and faculty training in current pedagogical practices. View Profile
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Dave Taranto

David F. Taranto

Assistant Director, AV Systems and Services
Academic Technology Center
Office: Fuller Laboratories, Room 117
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6148
Dave manages service and support for the university's campus-wide AV infrastructure, end-user AV systems and other related technology applications in support of classroom activities and campus events. He also works closely with faculty and other appropriate IT staff to provide the best solutions for the daily services that the ATC delivers. View Profile
Lindsey Van Gieson

Lindsey F Van Gieson

Instructional Technology Systems Manager
Academic Technology Center
Office: Gordon Library, Room 225
Phone: +1 (508) 8315000 x6723
Lindsey leads the ATC outreach and support efforts for Canvas, WPI's Learning Management System. She works with faculty and students in their use of the LMS to address teaching and learning challenges. Lindsey also develops a number of instructional technology resources for faculty and assists with the development and delivery of workshops on instructional technology projects. View Profile