Mohawk Valley Community College announces the following new appointments, employee title changes, and promotions as approved by the Board of Trustees at its Jan. 27 meeting:

  • Michael Ahearn, Technical Coordinator, Events and Guest Services
  • Mary Vescio, Volunteer Generation Project Coordinator
  • Stephanie Verostek, Administrator Emerita
  • Corinne Wilson, AIM Program Specialist

Michael Ahearn was appointed to the position of Technical Coordinator of Events and Guest Services. As such, he will coordinate and provide skilled technical assistance to all groups that use non-classroom facilities, and will be responsible for the upkeep, operation, and supervision of the College’s non-classroom theatrical, performance, and conference systems and equipment. Ahearn joins the College after previously serving as an audio-visual supervisor at Rivers Casino and Resort in Schenectady and as a live sound engineer at Turning Stone Resort Casino. He also has worked as a part-time faculty member in audio production and recording, and sound engineering and audio production at Syracuse University, his alma mater, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in fine arts, computer art, and animation.

Mary Vescio, who has been with the College since 2010, has transitioned to the grant-funded position of Volunteer Generation Project Coordinator. She will manage program operations and grant personnel for the Mohawk Valley Volunteer Generation grant, which funds the iServe Mohawk Valley program on MVCC’s Rome Campus. She also will coordinate and promote program volunteers. Her previous positions at MVCC include College Service Associate, Senior Clerk, and Adjunct Instructor. Vescio holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from LeMoyne College.

In recognition of her many years of outstanding service to the College, Stephanie Verostek was named Administrator Emerita.

Corinne Wilson was appointed to the grant-funded position of AIM Program Specialist. She will be responsible for meeting regional workforce development needs by coordinating the development and delivery of educational programs along with a variety of administrative and management functions to assist the director with day-to-day operations. Wilson previously worked as an office assistant at Herkimer BOCES; a deputy treasurer and account clerk at Dolgeville Central School District; and an account clerk at the Herkimer County Department of Social Services, Herkimer County Mental Health, and Herkimer County Public Health. She earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from SUNY Polytechnic Institute and associate degree in business accounting and business administration from SUNY Rockland Community College.