NYU Stern

Undergraduate Team

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Dean Scott Stimpfel
stimpfel@stern.nyu.edu
Assistant Dean, Student Engagement & Innovation
Dr. Scott Stimpfel is the Assistant Dean of Student Engagement and Innovation at NYU’s Stern School of Business. His research interests include the factors and experiences that influence students’ professional development, career decisions, and college completion rates. In addition to his administrative responsibilities, Dr. Stimpfel teaches a course in Professional Responsibility and Leadership.

Dr. Stimpfel is a co-founder and board member of Resources for Educational and Employment Opportunities (REEO), a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization committed to empowering community college students. Dr. Stimpfel’s work with community college students has been recognized through several awards, including the Manhattan Institute’s Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award and the Satter Foundation’s Social Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Prior to co-founding REEO, he was a Vice President at Lehman Brothers, where he worked as a structured finance investment banker. He also assisted with Lehman Brothers’ diversity and general recruitment efforts.

Dr. Stimpfel attended Pasadena City College before transferring to the University of Southern California. He graduated from the University of Southern California, summa cum laude, with a B.S. in Business Administration. He earned an M.B.A. with a dual specialization in Corporate Finance and Entrepreneurship & Innovation from New York University’s Stern School of Business. He also holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education. During his doctoral studies at the University of Pennsylvania, he held a fellowship with the National Center for Public Policy and Higher Education and served as Knowledge@Wharton High School’s Director of Educational Initiatives. He also developed and taught a Social Entrepreneurship course at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.

Dr. Stimpfel is a lifetime member of the American Association of Community Colleges, Alpha Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, and Beta Gamma Sigma.

 
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Maria Duckett
mduckett@stern.nyu.edu
Director, Student Engagement
Maria Duckett serves as the Senior Associate Director in the Office of Student Engagement. In this capacity, Maria oversees social programming initiatives, orientation activities, and graduation. Prior to joining NYU Stern in 2009, she worked at Hofstra University as the Assistant Director of Orientation and New Student Programs, where she planned and implemented programming for new students. She was recognized by the American College Personnel Association as the Outstanding New Professional in 2009 for her work at Hofstra. Maria began her career in higher education as a graduate assistant in the Office of Student Activities and Orientation at Pratt Institute.

Maria graduated with a B.A. in Spanish and secondary education from Loyola University in Maryland and holds an M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs from NYU’s Steinhardt School. In her free time, she can be found training for her next half marathon, traveling, volunteering, and spending time with family and friends.

 
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Michael Manzo
mmanzo@stern.nyu.edu
Associate Director, Professional & Leadership Development
Mike Manzo serves as the Associate Director of Professional & Leadership Development in the Office of Student Engagement. In this capacity, Mike is responsible for the creation and cultivation of professional and leadership development initiatives for NYU Stern undergraduates. Mike came to the Office of Student Engagement from Stern’s Undergraduate Advising Office where he worked for five years helping students to achieve their personal, academic, and professional goals. He is particularly passionate about assisting students in synthesizing their academic and professional development goals.

Mike graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a B.S. in Science Business. Prior to joining NYU Stern, Mike worked for a textbook distribution start-up in Austin, TX and for an employee benefits consulting firm in New York. He holds an M.B.A. with a dual specialization in Finance and Economics from New York University’s Stern School of Business.

In his free time, Mike is an avid sports fan and participant, loves live music, and enjoys cooking (and subsequent eating).

 
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Akiko Yamaguchi
ayamaguc@stern.nyu.edu
Associate Director, Student Engagement
Akiko Yamaguchi serves as the Assistant Director in the Office of Student Engagement. Her primary responsibilities include advising the Inter-club Council, overseeing the 25 student clubs at Stern, and planning various school-wide programs and initiatives. Prior to joining NYU Stern, Akiko worked at NYU School of Medicine where she oversaw professional and social programming along with new student orientation. Her background in Higher Education began in Residence Life and she has served in various Residence Life capacities at Vassar College and the University of Southern California.

Akiko graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.A. in International Studies and holds an M.Ed. in Postsecondary Administration and Student Affairs from the University of Southern California. Akiko is originally from Tokyo, Japan and during her spare time, can be found walking her dog, visiting museums, and working on graphic design projects.

 
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Caitlin Tucker
ctucker@stern.nyu.edu
 
Assistant Director, Student Engagement
Caitlin Tucker serves as the Assistant Director in the Office of Student Engagement at NYU Stern. She is responsible for the social and leadership development of undergraduates and works with students groups such as Student Council and Cohort programs.

Originally from Northern California, Caitlin graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology and received an M.S. in Nonprofit Management from the New School’s Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy. Before joining Stern, she worked for advertising industry nonprofits in Washington, DC and New York City on projects ranging from national advertising competitions to academic programming on university campuses. In her spare time she volunteers with a dog rescue and adoption organization, and on a nice weekend she’ll take advantage of any excuse to be outside, whether it be on a day hike in the mountains or on the beach with a book.
 
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Trina Hyun

thyun@stern.nyu.edu
Program Coordinator, Student Engagement
Trina Hyun serves as an Administrative Aide in Office of Student Engagement at NYU Stern. In this capacity, Trina is responsible for supporting the professional and leadership development programs for Stern undergraduates as well as various student clubs. Prior to joining NYU Stern, she worked for Sidley Austin LLP as a legal assistant in the Regulatory group.

Trina graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania with her B.A. in English. Born and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii, Trina loves the beach, hiking, and acai bowls. In her free time, she also enjoys playing the piano and cello.

 
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Shivani Dhir
sdhir@stern.nyu.edu
Program Coordinator, Student Engagement
Shivani Dhir serves as a Program Coordinator in the Office of Student Engagement. She comes from the Stern Executive MBA Student Services where she worked for two years coordinating operations for the EMBA Program. Shivani graduated NYU with B.A. in Sociology and Economics. Prior to joining Stern, she worked for the Starlight Children’s Foundation, developing recreational programs for chronically ill children undergoing treatment and managing volunteer initiatives. She is currently pursuing her MBA at Stern.

Shivani enjoys volunteering, traveling, and is passionate about food (cooking and consuming).


 
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Marc Anthony Caporiccio
Graduate Assistant, Student Engagement
Marc Anthony Caporiccio serves as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Engagement at NYU Stern while pursuing an M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs at the NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development. He also serves the NYU graduate student community as the 2013 Recruitment & Orientation Co-Chair through the Association of Student Affairs Professionals.

Marc graduated from York University (Toronto) with both an Honours B.A. and B.Ed. and holds a certificate in corporate communications from Seneca College (Toronto). Prior to working at Stern, Marc shaped campus community as the student council president of his alma mater, and through paraprofessional positions in the areas of first-year orientation and residential life. His background includes experience in conflict resolution, marketing, and event planning for both private and not-for-profit organizations. Marc enjoys teaching, community building, and running. His research and professional interests in leadership, student development, campus community, and international education have led him from Toronto to Germany, New York, and South Africa.
 
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Joan Carregal
jac1059@stern.nyu.edu
 
Graduate Assistant, Student Engagement
Joan Carregal serves as a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Engagement at NYU Stern while pursing an M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs at the NYU Steinhart School of Culture, Education and Human Development. 

Joan graduated from Hartwick College, a with a B.A. in Biology. Prior to Stern, Joan interned with her Career Service Center, served as Community Development Advisor with the Office of Residence Life and a tour guide for the Office of Admissions. Joan is passionate about her community, enjoys traveling and spending time with family and friends.