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Jayne Murphy-Morris

Director of Volunteerism and Service Learning

jmmorris@steu.edu

Jayne Murphy-Morris has been the Director of Volunteerism and Service Learning since 2016. In her current role, Jayne advises students on volunteer sites for both curricula required service as well as opportunities to enhance personal experiences and career development.

Prior to working at Saint Elizabeth University, Jayne spent 10+ years in the corporate sector working for Walt Disney World and Prudential Insurance and focused on training, development, and leadership.

Jayne spent five years as the Program Director for North Porch, a small non-profit with five locations in New Jersey, while at the same time working in the Episcopal Diocese of Newark as the Director of Youth Ministry for multiple congregations in Paterson, Denville, and Wharton, NJ. She has strong ties to the nonprofit sector in Northern New Jersey and values the relationships that both she and students have built with local community partners.

Jayne is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Speech Communications. She is currently enrolled in the Master of Arts in Theology program at Saint Elizabeth University.


Kathryn Marafioti, M.A.

Student Employment and SGA Accounts Coordinator

kmarafioti@steu.edu

Kathryn has worked for Saint Elizabeth University for 15+ years coordinating the Student Employment Program and managing all Student Government Association accounts. She manages, develops, and evaluates the day-to-day student employment program’s policies and procedures. Kathryn also manages and processes all cash, checks, and deposits for the maintenance of records of the Student Government Association's budget accounts.

In 2014, Kathryn earned her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Psychology with a minor in Victim Services from Saint Elizabeth University. In 2015, Kathryn earned her Master of Arts in Justice Administration and Public Service from SEU. Throughout her coursework, Kathryn received her mandatory 40 hour Domestic Abuse Training for the state of New Jersey and volunteered her time for the Jersey Battered Women’s Services in Crisis Response and Direct Service support.

Before joining the Experiential Learning Center at Saint Elizabeth University in 2005, Kathryn worked for 22 years in the private sector. She managed finances for an auto retail business. Kathryn also worked as a tuition coordinator for a private parochial grammar school.


Mayelin Torres, M.P.A.

Coordinator of Mentoring and Experiential Learning

mtorres01@steu.edu

Mayelin Torres is currently the Coordinator of Mentoring and Experiential Learning at Saint Elizabeth University. Since joining the ELC Team in 2017, her main role is to oversee the mentoring program. The program partners students with full-time professionals for the duration of at least two academic semesters with the ultimate goal to increase student success.

In addition, she assists SEU students with career development. Prior to working at SEU, she worked at Hudson County Community College (2013-2017). Mayelin earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and Economics from Seton Hall University and a Master of Public Administration from Seton Hall University.