Meet the Team
As part of his role in supporting pedagogy through technology, Bancha is the full-time staff member leading the Digital Innovations Team. Additionally, in working with the Center for Teaching, Learning and Scholarship, Manhattanville Library, and liaises with the Office of Information Technology.
He is currently an Ed.D. Educational Leadership, Higher Ed student. Formerly an Educational Technologist at New York University, and graduate of The New School's MA Media Studies program, he looks forward to helping the Manhattanville community forge new directions in course design, assessments, integrating multimedia, online teaching and more.
Loribel Castillo is currently a Senior at Manhattanville College as a Communications Studies major. She interns at the college’s Athletic Department completing tasks like photography, social media and broadcasting at different sports games. Loribel has been very involved on campus. She is part of the new Knight Life Media PR Club and the Caribbean and African Student Association Club (CASA) her Senior year. She was also a part of the Latin Fusion Dance Team and Latin American Student Organization her three recent years at Manhattanville. Her hobbies are creating different makeup looks, dancing, and singing. After graduating as an undergrad, she plans on attending Cosmetology school as her passion is beauty. She would like to start her own cosmetics brand and combine that with communications in her near future.
Cristina Masi is currently a fourth-year Manhattanville College student majoring in Communication Studies and minoring in Sociology, English, and Philosophy. She is very active on campus as she is a Student Coordinator for the Mary T. Clark Center as well as a Telecounselor for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. She loves using technology as not only a professional tool, but a creative outlet as well. When she is not working or studying for class, you can find her laying out on the beach or shopping at the mall. This is Cristina's first semester working on the Digital Innovations Team and she is very excited to help members of the Manhattanville community in anyway she can!
Specialities: Digication, Blackboard, Twitter, Google Apps, Microsoft Apps
Dalia Peralta is currently a junior majoring in Digital Media Production and minoring in Sociology and Studio Art. She enjoys using technology to better people's lives and finding ways to be creative with it. On campus, she is a Mary T. Clark Scholar and a member of the Manhattanville Video Project. In her free time, she enjoys baking, hiking, and traveling. This is Dalia's third semester working on the Digital Innovations Team.
Emma Iredale is currently a sophomore, who is majoring in Dance Therapy and minoring in Psychology. She is highly invovled in the Duchesne community service program as well as one of the captains of Manahttanville Dance Troupe. She also works in the Dance and Theatre department as an office assistant. This is Emma's first semester working for the Digital Innovations Team.
Specialties: Digication, Blackboard, edTPA, Google Apps, Microsoft Apps
Kristen Javis is a native of Columbia, South Carolina; and no, she hasn't gotten used to the snow. She's a member of the class of 2020 at Manhattanville, and is one of the six MAP scholars in her class. She's currently the president of the Residence Hall Association Executive Board, and looks forward to bringing together the very diverse campus community at Manhattanville. She is in her third semester working as an office assistant in the Center for Career Development's Student Employment Office, and has held a position catering and creating desserts for Chartwell's as a student baker.
Specialities: Digication, Microsoft apps, Google apps
Peter Brosnan is a senior at Manhattanville College - majoring in Political Science with minors in Economics and Psychology. He is the coordinator for the Duchesne Center's Harrison Library program, and the Head Representative for Manhattanville to the UN. Prior to studying at Manhattanville, Peter was a Weekly Reader student reporter.
Specialities: Digication, Blackboard, Trello, Dropbox, LinkedIn, Twitter, Microsoft app suite, Apple app suite, Google app suite.
Carmen Rizzo is currently a senior at Manhattanville College majoring in Dance and Business Management with a minor in Psychology. She is also the senior office assistant for the Dance and Theatre Department and is highly involved in the Manhattanville community through clubs. Besides her active participation on Mimo and Manhattanville Dance Troupe she collaborates with many other clubs and organizations since she was a former class president for the SGA. This is Carmen's first semester in the Digital Innovations Team.