Staff Bios

Michael Jaromin

Executive Director of Student Involvement

Michael Jaromin joined the University in 1989 and has served in many roles in Student Affairs since that time. A dedicated Student Affairs professional, he was appointed the Director of Student Involvement in 1999 and truly enjoys working with all of the diverse student leaders on campus. Mr. Jaromin has been trained by Project Adventure, Inc. and designed and presented many original workshops for student leaders. He is dedicated to enhancing the extra-curricular program for students through quality advisement, services, programs, and leadership development opportunities and has made it the mission of the Office of Student Involvement to try and get as many students as possible involved in the life of the campus.

Mr. Jaromin received his bachelor of arts degree from the College of the Holy Cross and his master of arts degree from the University at Albany.

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Pamela Alexander

Director, Student Activities

Pamela joined the Division of Student Affairs in 2006 and has held various roles on campus. As Director of Student Activities, Pamela is committed to the student experience and passionate about providing opportunities for UAlbany students to get involved on campus.  She holds a bachelor of arts degree in English literature from UMass Dartmouth and a master of Art degree in education administration and policy study from UAlbany. Pamela holds memberships in Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honor Society, National Association for Campus Activities, and NASPA - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Pamela loves meeting new students and helping them find their involvement so stop in and say hi!

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Jennifer Anderson

Associate Director, Student Activities

A proud UAlbany alum, Jennifer joined the Department of Student Involvement in 1998, and has had the opportunity to support student involvement through a variety of assignments during this time.  In her current role as Associate Director of Student Activities, Jennifer oversees the Student Organization Resource Center and UAlbany Event Tickets, where she provides support for student organization management, new group development, event-planning and risk management.  In addition, she has the privilege of coordinating the annual Welcome Candlelighting Ceremony for new students.  Prior to joining Student Involvement, Jennifer worked for Alumni Affairs at Albany Law School and the Office of Community Relations and the Office of Orientation at the University at Albany.

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Arleny Alvarez-Peña

Associate Director for Fraternity & Sorority Life

Arleny Alvarez-Peña, a two time alumna of the University at Albany, joined our Student Involvement team in September 2013.  She oversees all recognized fraternities, sororities, and social fellowships at the university in addition to providing leadership development, and serving as a resource to the diverse student population and advocating for their concerns. Arleny received her bachelor in arts in English and Africana studies and her masters in science in educational administration: policy and law studies. Prior to returning to the university Arleny was the Director of Intercultural Leadership at The College of Saint Rose.

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Raymond Webb

Coordinator, Student Activities

Ray has been a part of the Student Activities team for several years, first as a Graduate Assistant and now as Coordinator. In his role as Coordinator for Student Activities, Ray is a resource to the diverse array of student organizations and their leadership at UAlbany and oversees daily operations of the Student Organization Resource Center. He also works as a liaison and advisor to the student governments here on campus, the Student Association and the Graduate Student Association. He advises the student leaders on their constitution and bylaws, internal policies, elections, budgeting, and Robert's Rules of Order. He also coordinates training's, registrations, and events with both student governments and student organizations.

Ray is a proud alumnus of the University at Albany, earning a B.A. in Political Science and an M.S. in Educational Policy and Leadership. He is now a doctoral student studying U.S. Education Policy and Politics at UAlbany.

While he loves Great Danes, he is the proud owner of two Golden Retrievers.

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