Student Life Staff

Staci Weber
Dean of Student Affairs.
Ashby Student Center, 2nd floor, 617-731-7135
Franklin & Marshall College, B.A.; University of Delaware, M.Ed.; Syracuse University, Ph.D.

As Dean of Student Affairs, Staci provides strategic direction for the Division of Student Affairs to create and foster a holistic approach to students’ success inside and outside the classroom. Staci completed her Ph.D. in Post-Secondary Education Administration from Syracuse University where her research focused on first-generation college students, student access, and student retention. She received her M.Ed. from University of Delaware in Student Affairs Practice in Higher Education and her B.A. in Psychology from Franklin & Marshall College.

Lisa Rodrigues '06
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
Ashby Student Center, 1st floor, 617-731-7136
Pine Manor College, B.A., Northeastern University, M.Ed.

As the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Lisa oversees the Initiative for Student Success which provides each Pine Manor College student access to coaching, mentoring, and advising that helps them achieve their goals. Lisa works closely with the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Student Success Coaches to support students from matriculation to graduation and beyond! Lisa is an alum of Pine Manor College graduating in 2006 with a B.A. in Social & Political Systems.

Tyrone Newsome
Director of Residential Life
Ashby Student Center, 2nd floor, 617-731-7108
Lewis University, B.A.; Fitchburg State University, MBA

As the Director of Residential Life, Tyrone oversees the residential community on campus. He provides supervision to the residence life staff; assures that students experience a smooth transition to residential living; and commits to providing students with a safe, comfortable, and engaging living-learning experience. Tyrone received his B.A. in Economics from Lewis University and his MBA in Human Resource Management from Fitchburg State University.

Michelle de Sousa Moore
Director of Community Development and Standards
Ashby Student Center, 2nd floor, 617-731-7140
University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, B.A.; Springfield College, M.Ed.

As Director of Community Development and Standards, Michelle provides leadership for the development and implementation of a comprehensive student conduct program, as well as programming and educational opportunities for community development and student engagement. In addition, Michelle oversees New Student Orientation. Her philosophy on student conduct and community development is driven by building healthy and strong communities with a holistic approach to engagement, accountability, and inclusion. Michelle received her M.Ed. from Springfield College in Student Personnel Administration in Higher Education and her B.A. in Psychology from University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth.

John Griffith
Athletic Director
Gym, 2nd floor, 617-731-7160
University of Southern Maine, B.S; United States Sports Academy, Masters in Sports Management

John oversees Pine Manor College’s NCAA athletic department and recreational program. Athletics consist of 10 varsity teams including: Women and Men’s Basketball, Women and Men’s Volleyball, Women and Men’s Soccer, Women and Men’s Cross-Country, Baseball, and Softball. John works closely with our coaches and athletic trainer to ensure PMC remains compliant and focused on building strong teams and strong student-athletes dedicated to winning on and off the fields.

Latoya C. Johnson
Director Of Co-Curricular Education/ Student Success Coach
Ashby Student Center, 1st floor, 617-731-7029
Immaculata University, B.A; Temple University, M.Ed.

As the Director of Co-Curricular Education/ Student Success Coach, Latoya assists students, faculty, and staff in connecting in-class academic experiences with real world application opportunities. As part of the Student Success Team, Latoya coaches, mentors, and connects students with the resources they need to be successful Pine Manor Community members. Latoya received her M.Ed in Urban Education form Temple University in 2012 and her B.A. in Sociology/Social Work from Immaculata University in 2008.

Aysia Thomas
Student Success Coach
Ashby Student Center, 1st floor, 617-731-7029
University of New Hampshire, B.A

As a Student Success Coach within the Initiative for Student Success, Aysia supports and mentors 80 students by helping them set and reach their goals, connect with resources, and collaborate on programming efforts. Aysia focuses on creating a sense of belonging for the students through holistic support and fostering an inclusive community, so students thrive and succeed. Aysia received her B.A from the University of New Hampshire where she majored in Communication and minored in Kinesiology. Aysia is currently pursuing her M.S. part-time in College Student Personnel at the University of Rhode Island.

Liam Rice
Graduate Assistant, Student Success and Campus Engagement
Ashby Student Center, 1st floor, 617-731-7108
Bryant University, B.A

As the Graduate Assistant for Student Success and Campus Engagement, Liam operates in a myriad of different functional areas on the PMC campus. Working within the Initiative for Student Success, he supports a wide range of student needs to foster a pathway to graduation and personal development. Additionally, he is responsible for a multitude of on- and off-campus programming for the Gator Community, such as Welcome Week, De-Stress Week, and monthly student dances. His focus for his fellow Gators is purposeful programming for diverse developmental outcomes. He received his B.A. in Literary and Cultural Studies and his B.S. in Applied Economics from Bryant University and is currently a candidate for an M.S. in College Student Development and Counseling from Northeastern University.