Residence Life Staff

Residence Life Staff
Phillip Bernard, Director of Housing and Residential Life

Phillip Bernard

Director of Housing and Residential Life

Phone: 617-989-4279
Email: bernardp@wit.edu

Phillip Bernard is the Director of Housing and Residential Life.  Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Phil has been at Wentworth since August 2001.  Phil is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the housing and residential life program, and has an active interest in interventions which lead to first year student success.  An avid traveler, Phil is fluent in Spanish. 

Education:

Ed.D-Northeastern University, Education with concentration in Higher Education Administration (Anticipated, 2015)

M.Ed-Indiana University, Education with a concentration in Student Personnel Administration.

B.S.-Central Michigan University, Business Education with a minor in Coaching.

Matt Heiser, Associate Director of Housing and Residential Life

Matt Heiser

Associate Director of Housing and Residential Life

Phone: 617-989-4330
Email: heiserm@wit.edu

Matt Heiser is the Associate Director of Housing and Residential Life. Originally from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Matt has been at Wenworth since 2013, first as a Resident Director. He is responsible for oversight of the Resident Director staff, the Resident Assistant program, and community development within the residential system. Matt is involved in the Wentworth community as a Safe Space and WITHero (bystander intervention) training facilitator. 

Education:

M.Ed-Suffolk University, Administration of Higher Education

B.S.-Gettysburg College, Environmental Studies

Position Vacant, Assistant Director of Housing and Residential Life for Operations

Position Vacant

Assistant Director of Housing and Residential Life for Operations

Phone: 617-989-4160
Email: housing@wit.edu

This position is currently vacant.  Please direct all questions to housing@wit.edu or 617-989-4160.  

Ryan DePesa, Resident Director-Evans Way Tudbury

Ryan DePesa

Resident Director-Evans Way Tudbury

Phone: 617-989-4060
Email: depesar1@wit.edu

Ryan DePesa is the Resident Director of Evans Way/Tudbury. Originally from Avon, Massachusetts, Ryan has been at Wentworth since 2012. Previous to joining the Wentworth community Ryan spent four years at Clark University working in Residential Life and Housing. In his spare time he enjoys Boston sports, movies, music, being outdoors, and spending time with family and friends. Ryan’s professional interest include diversity and inclusion issues, sustainability, service-learning, leadership-development, and the first-year experience.

Education:

MS-Clark University, Professional Communication

BSBA-Nichols College, Human Resource Management

Kelly DeSisto, Resident Director-Apartments@ 525 and Louis Prang/Vancouver Apartments

Kelly DeSisto

Resident Director-Apartments@ 525 and Louis Prang/Vancouver Apartments

Phone: 617-989-4302
Email: desistok@wit.edu

Kelly DeSisto is the Resident Director for the apartments on campus, including the newest building 525 Huntington Ave. Kelly is originally from Rhode Island but moved to Massachusetts to pursue her interest in working with college students. She began working for the Office of Housing and Residential Life in June 2014 and is responsible for the supervision of RAs as well as creating a safe and inclusive living environment for students. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys both singing and listening to music, exploring Boston, and going to cafes.

Education:

M. Ed. – Salem State University, Higher Education in Student Affairs

B.A. – Emmanuel College, English Communications with Minors in Psychology and Theology

AJ Andreucci, Resident Director-Baker Hall

AJ Andreucci

Resident Director-Baker Hall

Phone: 617-989-4214
Email: andreuccia@wit.edu

AJ Andreucci is the Resident Director of Baker Hall. Originally from Malden, Massachusetts, AJ joined Wentworth in August 2014. He is responsible for the daily operations of Baker Hall and creating a safe living environment for students.  In his free time, he enjoys watching all Boston sports, particularly the New England Patriots. He also enjoys coffee, traveling around the city of Boston, and listening to sports talk radio.

Education:

M. Ed – Suffolk University, Administration of Higher Education 

B.A. – Merrimack College,  History and Religious Studies

Loren Glaser, Resident Director-555 Huntington Avenue

Loren Glaser

Resident Director-555 Huntington Avenue

Phone: 617-989-4166
Email: glaserl@wit.edu

Loren Glaser is the Resident Director for the 555 community, she joined the housing and residential life team in 2011. Loren is originally from Fort Myers, Florida and loves being a New England resident! In her free time, she enjoys attending Boston sporting events, traveling, cooking, being outdoors and spending time with friends and family. Loren’s professional interests include new and transitional student outreach, student success, and student development.

Education:

M.Ed – University of South Florida, Higher Education & Student Affairs

B.A – University of South Florida, Public Relations

Rachel Toft, Office Manager

Rachel Toft

Office Manager

Phone: 617-989-4160
Email: toftr@wit.edu
           housing@wit.edu 

Rachel Toft is the office manager for the Office of  Housing and Residential Life.  Originally from Chicago, IL, Rachel has been at Wentworth since 2000.  She is responsible for the day-to-day front desk operations in the central office. 

Education:

B.A.-University of Illinois, Chicago-Criminal Justice

Christopher Muchata, Resident Director-610 Huntington Avenue

Christopher Muchata

Resident Director-610 Huntington Avenue

Phone: 617-989-4861
Email: muchatac@wit.edu

Chris Muchata is the Resident Director of 610 Huntington Ave. He originally grew up in Shirley, a small town in north central Massachusetts, before moving to Boston. Professionally, Chris is interested in LGBTQ issues and accessibility. In his spare time, Chris enjoys exploring Boston, playing video games, and team trivia.

Education:

M.Ed – Salem State University, Higher Education & Student Affairs

B.A. – Bridgewater State University, Communication Studies

Kevin Long, Assistant Resident Director

Kevin Long

Assistant Resident Director

Phone: 617-989-4292
Email: longk1@wit.edu

Kevin Long is the Assistant Resident Director of Evans Way/Tudbury. Originally from Mansfield, Massachusetts, he started working for the Office of Housing and Residential Life in June 2015. In his spare time, he enjoys exploring Boston, running, coffee, traveling and spending time with friends and family. Kevin’s professional interests include disability inclusionary issues and first-generation college student success. 

Education:

M. Ed. – Salem State University, Higher Education in Student Affairs (Anticipated 2016)

B.A. – Framingham State University,  Corporate Communications

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