MEET OUR STAFF & FACULTY
Tracey Caponera, Remote Assistant Professor - teaching ONLINE courses
HOSP 470 - Hospitality Management Seminar
HOSP 330 - Hospitality Strategic Marketing
HOSP 310 - Human Resources for the Hospitality Industry
HOSP 350 - Hospitality Law
TRVL 310 - Geography of World Destinations
TRVL 275 - Tour and Package
Tracey Caponera has an extensive background in hospitality operations and sales with Hyatt Hotels, Marriott, Sheraton and independent hotels such as the Albany Desmond and the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid. She also has over 10 years of teaching experiences in a variety of settings with a focus on the achievement of learning objectives through the use of relevant and real life situations.
She holds a Master’s Degree in Service Management from Rochester Institute of Technology, a B.A. from Niagara University, an A.A.S. from Paul Smith’s College and is certified in Hospitality Sales through the Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International. Tracey is currently pursuing her PhD in Education, Specializing in Training and Development through North Central University. In addition, Tracey is a consultant for a hospitality and restaurant consulting business, Harvest America with Chef Paul Sorgule formerly with Paul Smith's College and New England Culinary Institute.
Paula Reardon, Full-time Business Faculty and Advisor
Individual Behaviors in Organizations
Paula Reardon is the Full-time Business Faculty and Advisor for the SUNY Delhi/SCCC joint programs. Paula has over 25 years experience in the corporate environment holding many management and mid-management positions. She also currently owns and operates a retail business in Saratoga Springs, NY with her husband.
She holds a Master's of Business Administration Degree from Empire State College and a B.S in Business from Skidmore College. Paula is currently pursuing her PhD in Business Administration with an emphasis on Management through Northcentral University.
Brenda Eckler, Full-time Site Coordinator for SCCC/Delhi partnership program
Courses taught a SCCC
Planning & Development of Tourism
Introduction to Hospitality
Brenda Eckler is the Site Coordinator of Inter-Institutional Programs for the SUNY Delhi/SCCC joint programs. Brenda recently completed her MBA from SUNY Albany with a concentration in Management and New Venture. Additionally, Brenda holds an A.A.S. degree in Accounting from SUNY Cobleskill, a Certificate in Events Management from SCCC, and an A.A.S. degree in Travel and Tourism from SCCC. While attending SCCC, Brenda earned two presidential medallions for academic excellence and earned a cumulative GPA of 4.0. In May of 2007, Brenda received her BBA degree in Hospitality Management from SUNY Delhi, graduating summa cum laude.
Adjunct Faculty Past/Present:
Michael Izdebski, GE - Financial Management, International Business
Jack Rivituso, Systems Analysis
Frank Yunker, Web Publishing
Michael Howard, Web Publishing
Greg Dixon, Multi-Media Publishing
Robert Renda, Web Publishing & Multi-Media Publishing
Peter Zayicek, Risk Management
Frank Burns, Hospitality Financial Management, Hotel & Resort Operations
Dr. May Jo Downey, Great Writers, Argumentation & Debate, Technical Writing
John Nunes, International Business
Dr. David VanAken, Survey of World Cultures
Darren Johnson, Organizational Communication
Susan Beaudoin, Public Policy
Megan Higgins, Corporate Travel Management
Gina Mintzer, Corporate Travel Management
Robert W. Mazzei, Director
Business Faculty and Advisor
319 Elston Hall
Criminal Justice Faculty
319 Elston Hall
Financial Aid Case Manager