Staff, Student Center

Staff

Candace DeAngelis
Interim Director of Student Activities/Student Center
Student Center Room 224E
(860) 465-4446
deangelisc@easternct.edu
Candace DeAngelis is the Director of New Student and Family Programs. She has a bachelor of arts from Eastern Connecticut State University and a master of science from the University of Rhode Island (Kingston, RI). Candace assists in the facilitation of summer and fall new student orientation programs, coordinates student leadership programs and initiatives, and assists the Student Center director in the operation of the Student Center and its events. In her spare time, Candace enjoys spending time with her family, finding new recipes to entertain guests, walking, reading, and tackling home improvement projects.
Casey Kensey
Assistant Director of Student Center/Activities
Student Center Room 224F
(860) 465-0198
kenseyc@easternct.edu
Casey Kensey is the Assistant Director of the Student Center/Activities. She spent her collegiate career at Southern New Hampshire University (Manchester, NH) earning a bachelor of arts and a master of science. Casey works with the Campus Activity Board to implement and execute campus-wide programs. She also works with the Senior Class committee in assisting with their activities. In her spare time, Casey enjoys running, reading, and spending time with family (including her identical twin sister Katelin) and friends.
Joshua Sumrell
Interim Assistant Director of Student Center/Activities
Student Center Room 224G
(860) 465-4304
sumrellj@easternct.edu
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Joshua Sumrell is the Interim Assistant to the Director of the Student Center/Activities. Josh has a bachelor's degree in Geography and master’s degree in Environmental Education from Southern Connecticut State University. Josh works with over 90 active Student Organizations at Eastern. In his spare time, Josh enjoys going hiking, going to the movies and playing basketball.
Kathy Parmalee
Administrative Assistant
Student Center Room 224
(860) 465-0036
parmaleek@easternct.edu
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Kathy Parmalee is the Administrative Assistant at Student Activities. Kathy assists in the operation of the Student Center, programs and events. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with family, reading, painting, knitting, gardening, hiking and is an avid anglophile.
Jen Haugen
Graduate Intern in Orientation & Leadership
Student Center Room 224
(860) 465-0277
haugenj@easternct.edu
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Jen is a Graduate Intern in the Office of Student Activities working with New Student & Family Programs and LEAP into Leadership. She received her BA in Sociology at Bridgewater State University in 2016, and is now a graduate student at Central Connecticut State University in the Student Development in Higher Education program. She enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time at the beach.
Katie Landrey
Graduate Intern
Student Center Room 224
(860) 465-5149
landreyk@easternct.edu
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Katie is a Graduate Intern in the Office of Student Activities responsible for advising the Campus Activity Board (CAB) as well as the Senior Class Committee. She also organizes activities and events for commuter students. Katie received her BA at UConn in 2017 where she double majored in Psychological Sciences and Communication. She is currently a graduate student at Central Connecticut State University in the Counseling and Student Development in Higher Education program. She enjoys Spartan Races, trying new recipes, and the ocean.
Lauren Polansky
Graduate Intern
Student Center Room 224
(860) 465-4511
polanskyl@easternct.edu
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Lauren is a Graduate Intern in the Office of Student Activities working with Student Organizations and Student Center Operations. Lauren earned her BS in Environmental Earth Science from Eastern Connecticut State University in 2017, and is continuing her education through Eastern in the Masters of Science in Organizational Management Program. In her spare time, she enjoys singing, being active and finding new dairy free recipes to create.