Contact Our Staff

ConnieDirectorConstanza A. Cabello

Phone: 508-565-1409

Connie provides overall leadership within the Office of Intercultural Affairs. Connie also serves as the Principal Designated Signing Officer (PDSO) for the College. She partners on several campus committees and advocates for the needs of diverse faculty, staff and students on campus. She is available advisement, consultation and training.

Connie earned her Bachelors of Science in Social Policy and Planning from the University of Connecticut and her Masters of Science in Counseling: Student Development in Higher Education from Central Connecticut State University. She is currently a student in the Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership Studies program at Northeastern University.

Patrick J. Hale

Phone: 508-565-1392

Patrick joined the Office of Intercultural Affairs in January 2016. Prior to joining Stonehill, Patrick has worked professionally in higher education for seven years in residence life, orientation programs, and diversity education. He has also presented at local, regional, and national conferences, with a resume of topics ranging from restorative practices in social justice conversations to conflict management and resolution to career development for new professionals and graduate students in student affairs.

Patrick provides direction, support, and oversight for the many programs offered through the Office of Intercultural Affairs, including the ALANA-A Leadership Program, Intercultural Experience Program, dialogue groups, and heritage month programming. Additionally, Patrick serves on committees to support College-wide initiatives, and provides guidance and insight on how to approach serving students, faculty, and staff through a social justice and equity perspective.

 Patrick received his Master of Science in Education in Student Affairs Administration from the Indiana University School of Education and his Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Janice McGovern

Office Manager

Phone: 508-565-1409

Mrs. McGovern is the backbone and glue of our office. She is the friendly face you see when you walk in, and the person who creates the warm and inviting atmosphere in our office! She loves meeting students, talking with them, and learning about all the great diversity each person adds to our community. Mrs. McGovern is an avid painter, dog lover, mom, wife, and grandmother of two active boys! 

Additional Staff

In addition to our full time staff, we also are thankful to have professionals, graduate assistants and interns who work 5-10 hours a week in our office and who assist in programming, advising, and overall student support!

Fall 2016 Graduate Students 


Candidate for M.S. in Human Development & Family Studies, College Student Personnel Concentration at University of Rhode Island



Former Staff

Directors: Jean R. Hamler (1992-2007)- inaugural director, Liza A. Talusan (2007-2015)

Assistant Directors: Ana Barraza  (2004-2006),  Fr. Paul Pudussery (2006-2008),  Donna Vivar (2008-2010), Jacqueline Guzman (2010-2012), Tiffany Enos (2012-2014), Amanda Huggon- Mauretti (Dec 2014- October 2015)