Theresa (Ealy) Little has over 22 years' experience working in higher education in various student affairs positions to include the Associate Dean for Retention and Multicultural Affairs at Gateway Community and Technical College and Assistant to the Dean at SUNY Geneseo's School of Business. Currently she serves as an external evaluator for the U.S. Department of Education's Title III, Title III-HSI and Title V projects for colleges in New York, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. She also served as a Principal Investigator and(Project Director) for two U.S. Department of Education's Title III Strengthening Institutions Programs (SIP) projects.
· Gateway Community and Technical College,-Northern KY: Improving Student Learning and Strengthening Student Services; $1.7 million dollar grant award.
· Villa Maria College-Buffalo, NY: Strengthening Services to Increase Retention and Persistence; $1.8 million dollar grant award.
Theresa holds a M.S. in Student Personnel Administration (SPA), from SUNY Buffalo State and an MBA from Morehead State University. She resides in Lockport, NY, a part of the Buffalo-Niagara Falls metropolitan area. Theresa loves spending time with her husband, two daughters, and four granddaughters.
Dr. Agnieszka (Agnes) Zak-Moskal, Ed.D. has served in higher education leadership roles at both small private and large public institutions, some of the titles include Interim Assistant Provost for Academic Success, Dean of Student Affairs, and Director of Student Success. In addition to her leadership roles, she has conducted program evaluation for the Professional Association of Georgia Educators (PAGE). Dr. Zak-Moskal has been involved in the U.S. Department of Education’s Title III Strengthening Institution Programs (SIP) in various capacities to include:
Keuka College, Keuka, NY-External Evaluator
· U.S. Department of Education Title III “Barrier Reduction to Accelerate Student Success”- $2.19 million (2021 – 2026)
· U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental (SAMHSA) FLOURISH Network – The Mental Health Awareness Training Program” - $625,000 (2021 – 2026)
Villa Maria College, Buffalo, NY- Grant Writer Team Member
· U.S. Department of Education Title III Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) Competition Grant: “Strengthening Services to Increase Retention and Persistence” - $1.8 million (2015-2020): Awarded
SUNY Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY- Title III Activity Director
· U.S. Department of Education Title III Grant: Insight to Impact: Increasing Student Achievement, Retention and Degree Attainment” - $2.19 million (2019 - 2022)
Dr. Zak-Moskal currently serves as Director of Student Advisement and Services at the College of Arts and Sciences, University at Buffalo, a flagship institution of the State University of New York (SUNY). She holds an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, from D’Youville University, M.A. in Organizational Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University in New York, and B.A. in Psychology from Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY). She resides with her two daughters in Buffalo, NY.