Newing Professional Staff and Contacts

Newing's friendly and welcoming staff are always here for students, even for a quick hello!

Newing College has experienced and trained staff to help you navigate your college experience. The great staff that are here to help range from our AD (Assistant Directors), Faculty Master, Area Secretary, RDs (Resident Directors), ARCs (Assistant Residential Coordinators), and RAs (Resident Assistants) will help assist you with your problems and in answering your questions....



Deana Kalcich
Assistant Director of Residential Life for Newing College

Deana is the Assistant Director of Newing college. Prior to her work in Newing, Deana was a Resident Director in the Dickinson Community for two years, helping residents to think critically about issues such as mental health stigma, LGBTQ advocacy and using social media as a change agent.

Deana loves getting to know student leaders and helping them reach their goals. She is an avid reader and a nerd wannabe. She specializes in knowing really random bits of information that change the way people approach their time, work, and creative pursuits.




Mark Reisinger
Faculty Master of Newing College
Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Geography.

Prior to Mark's appointment as Faculty Master of Newing College, he was the Faculty Master of the Apartment Communities for two and a half years. One of Mark's passions is advising and mentoring students. He is very proud of the fact that he has mentored five Chancellor Award for Student Excellence winners over the past several years. Mark is very involved on campus, serving as Chair of the University's Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and Chair of the China International Education Advisory Council. He co-chaired the University's Online Learning Task Force, is a steering committee member for the Institute for Asia and Asian Diasporas, and serves on the University's Orientation Vision Team.

As far as personal interests are concerned, they are centered on four areas. First, Mark has a real passion for cycling, logging thousands of miles a year. He also enjoys watching bicycle races such as the Tour de France. Over the past several years Mark has become an avid soccer fan. Mark is also a big fan of old movies, especially film-noir. He is one of those people that believe that the only good movies are black and white movies. Finally, Mark enjoys travelling. He has visited every state in the U.S. (except Hawaii), every province in Canada, Africa, Europe, and China.




Annetta Cobb
Housing Secretary

Annette can be found in the Newing College Office open from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. The Newing College Office is located in the Champlain-Chenango Collegiate Center (C4).



Bingham Hall



Adam Palmatier
Resident Director

Hey Newing!  My name is Adam and this is my third year at Binghamton.  I did my undergrad and grad work at nearby Mansfield University of Pennsylvania, and grew up in New Milford, P.A.  I'm a big sports fan, especially: Syracuse and New York Knicks basketball, Atlanta Braves baseball, and Dallas Cowboys football.  Aside from sports, I love to travel, watch movies and live the dream!




Brittany Platin
Assistant Residential Coordinator

I am so excited to be working in Newing this year! My name is Brittany and this is my first year as an Assistant Residential Coordinator in Bingham Hall. I completed my undergraduate degree in Psychology here at Binghamton University and am now pursuing my Masters in Student Affairs. I was previously an RA in Hinman Community for two years as well as an RA in the Apartments for half a year. I am from Long Island, NY and I enjoy watching movies and TV, reading books, going for walks, and spending time with animals. I can't wait to get to know everyone so please stop by my office at anytime!



Broome Hall



Caitlin Trosko
Resident Director

Hello everyone!  My name is Caitlin Trosko and I am in my third year as a Resident Director at Binghamton University.  I was an RD in CIW for two years and moved to Newing in June 2014.  I obtained my B.S. from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, R.I.  I completed my M.Ed. through Northeaster University in Boston, M.A. My hobbies include shopping, going to the movies, seeing friends, travelling and eating at the various restaurants in Binghamton.  Please feel free to stop by my office.  I look forward to meeting you!




Kaila Pfister
Assistant Residential Coordinator

Hello Newing! My name is Kaila, and this is my second year as an Assistant Residential Coordinator in Broome Hall.  Previously I was an RA in Dickinson Community and completed my undergrad in history here at Binghamton University.  Now, I'm on the way to earning my Masters in Public Administration and hopefully working with a nonprofit in the future.  I'm from Rockaway in Queens, N.Y. and really enjoy cooking, scrapbooking, and biking.  I'd love to meet you!  Please stop by my office anytime.



Delaware Hall



Lori Etheridge
Resident Director

Hey Newing!  This is my second year at Binghamton University and my first year as a part of the Newing Community and Delaware Hall Family.  Prior to coming to Binghamton, I earned my B.S. in Criminal Justice and M.S. in Counselor Education, Clinical Mental Health from Radford University in Virginia.  I am from Abingdon, Virginia and enjoy cooking and hanging out with my family in my down time.



Sarah Bull

Sarah Bull
Assistant Residential Coordinator

I am very excited to continue my Binghamton Residential Life experience in Delaware Hall!  Before I became a member of the Newing family, I graduated from Mansfield University of Pennsylvania with a degree in Elementary & Special Education.  One of my real passions during college was competing for the MU track and field team as a javelin thrower.  After graduation, I taught high school algebra for a summer as a long-term substitute teacher.  My hobbies involve the outdoors: biking, hiking, water skiing, basketball and shooting sporting clays.  Please feel free to stop by my office. I look forward to meeting you!


Endicott Hall



Khelan Todd
Resident Director

Hi there! My name is Khelan Todd.  I am originally from Chicago, the windy city. I am a huge movie go-er and watcher. This is my first year at Binghamton University. I was previously a Resident Director at the University of Indianapolis.  I have a B.A. in Corporate Communication from Eastern Illinois University and a M.A. in Student Affairs from Ball State University. When I am not at work you can find me reading or  working on my first novel. The growth and development of students at the collegiate level is my passion. Feel free to stop by my office.





Alexandrea Roland
Assistant Residential Coordinator

Hello everyone!  My name is Alex, and I am a second year ARC in Endicott Hall.  I completed a B.S. in Philosophy, Politics and Law from Binghamton University in May 2013.  During my four years as an undergrad I played on the BU volleyball team.  I'm now in my second year of the Student Affairs Administration Master's degree program at Binghamton.  I enjoy watching movies and TV, fishing, horseback riding and listening to music.  I'm from Austin, Texas and love eating spicy food!  I am excited to be apart of Newing this year!  Stop by my office and say hi!



Department Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Newing College Office
Binghamton University
P.O. Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902

Phone: 607.777.2864
Fax: 607.777.6296


The Newing College Office is located in the Champlain-Chenango Collegiate Center on the Newing side of the building.

Last Updated: 8/20/15