Assistant Vice President for Student Development
518-255-5215 | LalondMM@cobleskill.edu
Matthew has been working in Student Development at SUNY Cobleskill for over 15 years. Originally from Camden, NY, Matthew is an alum of several SUNY Colleges holding an A.S., B.S., M.S., and Ed.D. Prior to working at SUNY Cobleskill, Matthew served in the U.S. Navy for 8 years. After being honorably discharged, Matthew served as a teacher in the New York State Public Education System. Matthew currently provides oversight for Residential Life, Student Conduct, Veterans, Orientation, Commuter Life, Greek Life, and Campus Engagement and Leadership areas. Matthew engages in various athletic pursuits, is an avid fisherman and significantly enjoys being a parent.
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.