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Susie Kalinoski is the Associate Director of Service-Learning and is advisor for DCA groups and community partnerships.
Dr. Kennedy earned a B.A. in Communication Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her M.A. in from Ohio University’s School of Telecommunication. She worked for National Public Radio in Washington, DC for several years before returning to graduate school. She received a Fulbright to conduct her dissertation research on telecommunications policy in Southeast Asia, completing the PhD from Ohio University in 1990. Dr. Kennedy taught courses on the US and international communication industries, as well as service-learning courses related to US social issues. She was tenured in Denison’s Communication Department, which she then chaired for six years. From 2002-2007, Dr. Kennedy served as Dean of First-Year Students and from 2007-2010 as Director of the Alford Center for Service Learning. She became Vice President for the Division of Student Development in 2010 and serves as a member of the president's senior staff.
Professional publications in Student Affairs:
- “More than a Hunch: Assessing and Evaluating a Medical Amnesty Policy’s Effectiveness.” (with Julie Tucker). OASPA/OCPA Annual Conference, January 30, 2014.
- “Structuring a divisional assessment model: To centralize or not?” (with Julie Tucker). Ohio Student Affairs Assessment Conference, Columbus, OH, July 2012.
- “Finding comfort with discomfort: Listening as an instrument of change.” (with Erik Farley and Natalie Pariano), ACPA Annual Meeting, Louisville, KY, March 2012.
- “Self-efficacy, self-appraisals and the freshman male experience: Implications for advising.” NASPA Annual meeting, Boston, MA, March 2008.
- “Meeting First-Year Students Through Their Work.” (Poster Presentation), Annual Conference on the First-Year Experience, Addison, TX, February 2007.
- “The past without the pain: The manufacture of nostalgia in Vietnam’s tourism industry.” with Mary Rose Williams, in Tai, Hue-Tam Ho (ed.), The Country of memory: Remaking the past in late socialist Vietnam. Berkeley: University of California Press (2002).
- “Vietnam seeks political stability and economic growth.” Media Development 42(1), 11-13 (January 1995).
- “Telecommunication.” In Jomo K.S. (ed.), Privatizing Malaysia: Rent, Rhetoric, Realities. Boulder: Westview Press (1995).
- “Communication development in Vietnam: The politics of planning.” Gazette 51(3), 219-253 (Fall 1993).
Marcia Koester is a graduate of Grinnell College, where she worked for more than 20 years in the alumni and development offices—including assignments as Director of the Annual Fund, Director of Planned Giving, and Director of Development—and participated in two major fundraising campaigns. She then served for more than eight years as Vice President at Marietta College, completing a major comprehensive fundraising campaign there. She came to Denison in 2005 to assist with the Higher Ground Campaign, and since 2009 has been responsible for the Planned Giving programs.
Andrew earned a B.A. in Communication & Theatre Arts from John Carroll University in 2008. He currently oversees the student calling program, Senior Class Gift Committee, 1831 Society, and the Faculty/Staff campaign. Andrew has worked in a similar capacity as a District Executive with the Boy Scouts of America. In that role, he was responsible for fundraising, volunteer engagement, and membership recruitment.
Susan Kosling joined the Provost's Office in January 2014. She came from the Denison University Department of Dance which she joined in March 2007. Susan comes from a background in public relations and marketing. She holds a B.A. in English from Wittenberg University where she attended a semester at the University of Exeter, U.K. studying English literature. She has done graduate work in publishing at the University of Denver. She has received many awards in her past employment including “Employee of the Year” from Wendy's International, Inc.
Susan currently serves as Vice President for DOWS (Denison Operating Working Staff), Academic Support representative for the Human Resources Advisory Group and is a co-advisor for the DCGA Yoga and Wellness Club.