Meet the Center Staff!
Megan Bouchard, Assistant Director of the Center for Student Engagement
Megan is originally from Upstate New York and now calls the South Shore home. Megan has her Bachelor of Arts in Women and Gender Studies from the University of Vermont and her Master of Arts degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education from Eastern Michigan University in 2015. She previously worked at the RISD and started at Wentworth in January 2018! She lives with her Wife, Mom and two cats, Duke and Dizzy just South of Boston.
Carissa Durfee, Director of the Center for Student Engagement
Carissa is from Alpena, Michigan and holds her Masters degree in Education from Grand Valley State University. She started working at Wentworth in 2006. Within the office, I’ve held the roles of: Assistant Director, Intercultural Center Coordinator, and Associate Director before becoming the Director. She once climbed the stairs to the top of the 60 floor John Hancock Tower to raise money for a charity. It’s the tallest building in Boston!
Jacqueline Herb, Assistant Director of Student Engagement
Jackie joined the team in June of 2018 as the Office Coordinator then transitioned into the Assistant Director role in October 2019. She comes from Buffalo NY (Go Bills!) and worked with Clubs and Organizations at Clarkson University in upstate NY before coming to WIT. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Speech Communication with a minor in Wilderness Education from the State University of New York at Potsdam. Jackie loves to get outside and hike when she can get up to the Adirondack or White Mountain ranges. Her world revolves around her shepherd mix named Duke!
Alex McGillivray, Assistant Director of Student Engagement
Alex joined the Center for Student Engagement in Spring of 2019 after completing his graduate degree at Salem State University in Higher Education and Student Affairs. He holds a Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music. Alex calls Medford, MA home! Alex supervises the Center's Commuter Assistants and the Info Hub operations and student staff in the Campus Center. He is a professional drummer and an Avid Patriots fan!
Christian Schmidt, Office Coordinator
Christian has his Bachelor of Science in Film and Television from Boston University. Christian calls Tewksbury, MA home and joined the Center in October 2019.
In his free time, he enjoy playing volleyball, watching movies, and spending time with friends and family.
Brian Quigley, Associate Director of Student Engagement
Brian calls Dedham, Massachusetts home! He earned his Masters in Higher Education Administration from Boston College and his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Holy Cross. He started working at Wentworth in January 2017, as the Associate Director of Student Engagement working with our Orientation programs and advising the WIT Veteran student organization and Veteran support at Wentworth. He previously worked at Brandeis University in the Department of Community Service.