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Professional Team

marie mcsweeney anderson headshotMarie McSweeney Anderson
Assistant Director for the York Road Initiative
410-617-1171
memcsweeney@loyola.edu

Education: Bachelors degree, Loyola University '11, currently working towards M.A. in Liberal Studies at Loyola

Work Experience: AmeriCorps VISTA with the York Road Initiative, Volunteer Maryland Coordinator at Digital Harbor High School and Volunteer Student Teacher at Jessup Correctional Institution.

Interests: Exploring Baltimore, social justice issues, food access & food security, farmers' markets, community organizing, reading, live music & local bands, cooking, travel, tattoos, and hanging with my S.O. & pit-mix rescue!

 

Headshot of Pat CassidyPat Cassidy
Assistant Director, Outreach and Advocacy
410-617-2112
pjcassidy@loyola.edu

Education: B.A., Social Work, Providence College; Currently pursuing M.A. Spiritual and Pastoral Care – focus in spiritual direction, Loyola University Maryland

Work Experience: Jesuit Volunteer in Punta Gorda, Belize from 2008-2010 doing retreat ministry and socio-economic development work in Mayan villages; Program Coordinator for Jesuit Volunteer Corps’ domestic (Connecticut & Washington DC) and international (Belize & Tanzania) programs; Program Coordinator for Loyola's Messina first year living-learning community program; 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher; young adult spiritual and personal formation

 

Interests: Biking through Baltimore, trying new restaurants, creating, drinking coffee while writing, practicing yoga, time with family and friends, LGBT+ advocacy, Ignatian spirituality, and racial justice

 

 

jean lee-cole headshotJean Lee Cole
Faculty Director for Community-Engaged Learning and Scholarship
410-617-5440
jlcole@loyola.edu

Education: B.A., English, Carleton College; M.A. & Ph.D., English Literature, University of Texas (Austin)

Work Experience: Associate Professor of English, American literature (nineteenth and early twentieth centuries), service-learning, research on literary communities in Baltimore, founding director of the American Studies program, Board on Rank and Tenure, Messina Advisory Board

Interests: Piano, tennis, gardening, cooking, knitting, painting and other visual arts, urban hikes around Baltimore (with and without dog), Orioles, baseball, her husband.

 

mari desangles headshotMari Desangles
Associate Director for Programs
410-617-5352
mddesangles@loyola.edu

Education: B.A., Anthropology, University of Central Florida; M.S. Ed. in Community and Social Change, University of Miami

Work Experience: service as a Notre Dame Mission Volunteer working with farmworker and immigrant communities, advocate for immigration rights, farm worker labor rights and protections, in Florida and nationally, developed service-learning/immersion program

Interests: Social change and justice, environmental justice, spirituality, spending time with friends and family, films, music, and the outdoors.

 

Gerald T Ford headshotGerald T. Ford
Associate Director for Administration
410-617-2638
gtford@loyola.edu

Education: B.A., Political Science and Public Policy, Clark Atlanta University; M.S. Public Management and Policy, Policy Analysis and Financial Management, Carnegie Mellon University; M.B.A., University of Baltimore

Work Experience: community economic development, budget analyst, policy analyst, program development and evaluation, grant management, nonprofit management training and consulting

Interests: Community empowerment, chess, cooking, spending time with my family, listening to music, spoken word poetry.

 

Headshot of Tyra Tyra Hinton
 
AmeriCorps MDCCC VISTA|School & Community Resource Coordinator 
 410-617-1171
 thinton@loyola.edu

Education: B.A. in Psychology & Certificate in Psychology of the Workplace, UMBC 2014. Will begin pursuit of Masters in Social Work at Morgan State University in August 2017. 

Work Experience: AmeriCorps VISTA: School & Community Resource Coordinator (York Road Initiative) currently; Volunteer Outreach Coordinator (Maya Angelou Public Charter School DC) 2016-2017, facilitation of youth enrichment workshops, coordinating after-school programming, volunteer management, and resource development. 

Interest: my spirituality, reading, writing/blogging, listening to music, hanging with family and friends 

 

Headshot of Malik JordanMalik Jordan
YRI 2030 Planning Consultant/Coordinator 
410-617-2771
Mjordan@loyola.edu

Education: Bachelor’s Degree English from Coppin State University and a Master’s Degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Georgetown University.

Work Experience: The Woda Group Inc., Baltimore, MD – Development Specialist; McCormack Baron Salazar/Urban Strategies Inc., St. Louis, MO – Assistant Director, Community Development; Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD – Community Change Consultant

Interests: gardening, playing basketball, swimming, reading, playing chess, watching sports. 

 

Malia Maniyatt headshotChin-Mei (Malia) Maniyatt
Assistant Director for Student Supervision
410-617-2072
cmaniyatt@loyola.edu

Education: B.A., Business Administration, Fu-Jen Catholic University, Taiwan; M.A., Human Resources Management, University of Hull, UK; M.A., Spiritual and Pastoral Care, Loyola University Maryland

Work Experience: management consulting, pastoral care and spiritual development for mentally challenged individuals, hospital chaplaincy

Interests: Traveling, spending time with my family, inter-faith and spirituality, singing and listening to music

 

Kate Figiel Miller headshotKate Figiel-Miller
Assistant Director for Service-Learning
410-617-2909
kefigiel@loyola.edu

Education: B.S., Psychology, Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University); Ed.M., Prevention Science and Practice, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Work Experience: research assistant at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health on projects to improve school climate; Jesuit volunteer for advocacy for juvenile justice reform; after school enrichment programming; dyslexia education; evaluation for youth programming

Interests: Equality in education; peace, board games, the outdoors, cooking and enjoying food, and lindy hop dancing.

 

    Angela Nantamu
    Assistant Director for Immersion Programs
    410-617-6778
    amnantamu@loyola.edu

    Education: B.A., History, University of South Florida; M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs, Louisiana State University

    Work Experience: served as AmeriCorps member in New Orleans, LA working with disaster recovery, nonprofit development, and volunteer     management; student leadership development, teaching, nonprofit fundraising and event planning

Interests: Yoga, creative writing, listening to brass bands, education policy, crafting, traveling, spending time with family, and following Jesus.


erin o'keefe headshotErin S. O'Keefe
Director
410-617-2699
eokeefe1@loyola.edu

Education: B.A., Political Science, Writing and Asian studies, Loyola College; M.P.P., Urban Policy, UMBC

Work Experience: founding director for the York Road Initiative, community development, urban policy research, program development and evaluation, volunteer management, grant writing, fundraising

Interests: Reading novels and news, practicing yoga, learning daily, traveling, growing tomatoes, eating pizza, working through collective impact to make change.

 

jean anne headshotJean Anne Walsh
Program Assistant
410-617-2489
jawalsh@loyola.edu

Education: B.S., Economics, Mt. Saint Mary's University

Work Experience: Commercial and consumer lending, bookkeeping.

Interests: Spending time with my family, piano, guitar, listening to music, service, nutrition and mental health. 



Graduate Assistant Team

Cierra Stanton - CCSJ Academic Engagement - Data Graduate Assistant 
Master in Clinical Psychology
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology - Clemson University

Amanda Castellano - CCSJ Immersion Programs Graduate Assistant
Accelerated B.A./M.S. Program in Clinical Psychology

Kayla Murphy - CCSJ Academic Engagement – Program Graduate Assistant
Master in Clinical Psychology
Bachelors of Arts in Psychology - Loyola University

Bella Schiro - CCSJ Programs & Special Projects Graduate Assistant
PsyD in Clinical Psychology
BA in Psychology, BA in Anthropology - Gettysburg College
MA in Mental Health Counseling - Boston College

Maguire Brinkley - CCSJ Student Work-Study and Database Coordination
PsyD in Clinical Psychology
BA in Psychology - The College of William and Mary

Undergraduate Student Intern Team

Student Service Coordinator Interns are liaisons between campus and specific community partners. They organize training and orientation sessions, facilitate reflections on service experiences, and coordinate logistics, including transportation arrangements.

Serina Addona

Refugee Youth Program & Soccer Without Borders
refugeesc@loyola.edu


Destiny Aliano

Walter P Carter Elementary/Middle, Guilford Elementary & Acts4Youth Program
walterpcarter@loyola.edu


Manal Arma

Service-Learning
servicelearning@loyola.edu

Eric Baker

Student Engagement and Citizenship

citizenshipsc@loyola.edu


Matthew Cannon

Immersion Program Support

immersions@loyola.edu


Blythe Cassidy

Group Service: York Road Community Days
communitydays@loyola.edu


Molly Donahue

Don Miller House & Healthcare for the Homeless
donmillersc@loyola.edu & healthcare@loyola.edu

 

Kassina Dwyer

Advocacy and Awareness

advocacysc@loyola.edu

Alexis Fox

Group Service Liaison
houndserve@loyola.edu


Adelina Harvey

STEAM Program-Archdioces Schools
steamprogramsc@loyola.edu


Grace Hymel

Choice Program
choicesc@loyola.edu


Grace LaMoure 

Beans and Bread Outreach Center, Weinberg Center & Our Daily Bread 

weinbergsc@loyola.edu & odbsc@loyola.edu


Maggie Lewis

Presence for Christmas/Viva House/Special Olympics

pfc@loyola.edu & vivasc@loyola.edu


Marin Malki

Refugee Youth Program & Soccer Without Borders
refugeesc@loyola.edu


Julia McClean

GEDCO (CARES, Harford House)
caressc@loyola.edu & harfordsc@loyola.edu


Joseph Patron

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School & St. Ignatius Academy
cristoreysc@loyola.edu & stigsc@loyola.edu


Sierra Quimby

Govan Elementary Charter School and After School Program
govan@loyola.edu

Gabriel Sapuay

Esperanza Center
esperanzasc@loyola.edu

Krysta Zadroga

York Road Initiative Support
yrsa@loyola.edu

Student Publicity Assistant Interns implement communications, marketing, and publicity needs for campus and community, including developing flyers, social media campaigns and special projects for community partners.

Student Publicity Assistant Interns may be reached 410-617-2380 or ccsjpub@loyola.edu

Abena Baffoe-Bonnie
2D Print Media Specialist

Brittany Borden
Multimedia Specialist: Photography

Elena Latini
Project Management

Jenna Lehan
Multimedia Specialist: Videography

Mariana Rojas
Social Media

Deborah Ope
CCSJ Studio Community Liason

Student Administrative Assistant Interns offer hospitality and guidance to all who visit the Center and support the work of the entire CCSJ team. They make sure the office(s) are running smoothly and effectively. 

Student Administrative Assistant Interns may be reached at 410-617-2380, or ccsjsa@loyola.edu

Francine Grey-Theriot 
Project Management

Andrew Hahm
Office Cleanliness & Sustainability

Julia Berardi
Library & Website Management

Da'jah Crayton
Storage Management & Office Supply, Student Intern Relations

Shaniyla Johnson 
Volunteer Database Coordination