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Who is on the STARs Team?

STARs Team Graphic

The UMass Lowell STARs model was formed and put into action in the Fall of 2005 when the Dean of Students’ Office realized that some students rose to the level of concern in several areas of the University at any given time. The team was formed to come together and discuss interventions.

The model demonstrates the team, the community partners we often either draw from or receive information from, and the other “teams” we communicate with when necessary.

Members of the STARs Team

Annie CiaraldiAssoc. Dean of Students for Health and
Kate LegeeDirector, Residence
Phillip BegealAssociate Director, Student
Jody GoldsteinDirector of Disability
Ron DickersonemptyDeputy Chief, University
Melissa MullenLieutenant, University
Diana Walker MoyerDirector, Health
Sharon ColeNurse Practitioner, Health
Deborah Edelman BlankDirector, Counseling
Sarah DionneAssistant Director, Counseling
Lauren TornatoreAssistant Director, Disability
Joy SchmelzerSenior Associate Director, Residence
Jim WhitakerAssociate Director, Residence
Tara KrchDirector, Solution
George ThompsonCoordinator, Advising &