As Associate Dean of Students, Patrick McCreery helps to lead Gallatin's offices of Advising, Alumni Relations, Internships, Special Events and Programs, and Student Affairs and Student Life. Much of Pat's work focuses on the areas of awards and fellowships, honors and scholars programs, diversity, student wellness and discipline. Pat has worked at Gallatin since 1995, and he is a clinical assistant professor at the school. You can read his faculty bio here.
As Associate Director of Student Affairs, Richard Jung works closely with students who might be struggling with issues ranging from adjusting to college and school/life balance, to stress and time management. He also helps process leave of absences and term withdrawals for those who may need to take time away from school.
As Director of Community Engagement, Lisa Daily is charged with bridging gaps between the various populations of people at Gallatin: staff, faculty, alumni, students, and community members. Lisa works with the Assistant Director of Student Life to oversee many Gallatin student extracurricular experiences such as Gallatin Affinitity Groups, Welcome Week, and more.
As Assistant Director of Student Life, Rob Peñaherrera helps to facilitate extracurricular life at Gallatin, including student clubs and activities. Rob also helps facilitate co-curricular programming such as Coffee Houses and Dinealogues, and larger scale school events like Welcome Week. He is an adviser to the Gallatin Student Council, and a member of Gallatin’s Diversity Council.
Monique is a native New Yorker, with roots in the arts, who has been part of Gallatin's Student Affairs and Student Life Offices since 2007. Her primary role is to support office operations, budget, and special events for both Student Affairs and Student Life. Monique was the recipient of the 2016 "Staff Unsung Hero" Gallatin Student Life Award.
Rae Georges is the assistant for the Associate Dean of Students. Her primary role is in Student Affairs, where she supports events and manages application processes for Gallatin’s research awards and fellowships. Rae is a Gallatin alum and she was the recipient of the 2017 "Staff Unsung Hero" Gallatin Student Life Award. Her hobbies include event planning, visiting museums, daydreaming, and collecting sheep.