McAuliffe Center Core Staff

  • Irene Porro, Ph.D. Director

    Ph.D.  Space Science and Technology, University of Padova

  • Bruce Mattson
    Bruce Mattson Assistant Director

    Bachelor of Music: Composition, New England Conservatory of Music

  • Evan Pagliuca Manager of Education Programs

    BS in Environmental Science, Regional Planning, Westfield State University

    M.Ed. in Educational Technology, Framingham State University

  • Mary MacDonald Planetarium Educator

    BS, Astronomy, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
    M.Ed., Education, University of Massachusetts, Boston

  • Julia Abbott, Ph.D. Education Specialist

    Ph.D.Chemistry, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

  • Joanne Klova
    Joanne Klova Administrative Assistant

Flight Directors - Science Program Facilitators

  • Susan Glueck, Ph.D. Flight Director - Science Program Facilitator

    BA in Biology, Harvard. Ph.D. in Entomology, Cornell

  • Tessa Erickson Flight Director - Science Program Facilitator

    B.S. Biology – Drexel University
    Post-Baccalaureate – Framingham State University

    MA Teacher License, Science Grades 5-8

Framingham State Students who support the McAuliffe Center's Mission

  • Hailey Small Flight Director - FSU Student Intern

    Major: Elementary Education & Sociology
    Minor: Earth Science
    Year of Graduation: 2019

  • Nicole Harvey Flight Director - FSU Student Intern

    Major: Elementary Education
    Concentration: Sociology
    Graduation date: 2019

  • Wayne Coetsee
    Wayne Coetsee Flight Director - FSU Student Intern

    Major: Earth Science
    Year of Graduation: 2018

  • Mary Teresa Egan
    Mary Teresa Egan Flight Director - FSU Student Intern / Work-Study Student

    Major: Psychology
    Year of Graduation: 2019

  • Camille McKenzie
    Camille McKenzie Mission Specialist - Work-Study Student

    Major: Elementary Education
    Year of Graduation: 2021

  • Jacob Robbins
    Jacob Robbins Mission Specialist - Work-Study Student

    Major: Business and IT
    Year of Graduation: 2021

  • Bianca Lopes
    Bianca Lopes Graphic Design Intern - FSU Student

    Major: Graphic Design
    Minor: Marketing
    Year of Graduation: 2018

  • Laura Reale Flight Director - FSU Student Intern

    Major: Biotechnology
    Year of Graduation: 2018

  • Kathleen Schipelliti
    Kathleen Schipelliti Flight Director - Student Volunteer

    Major: Biology
    Concentration: Biotechnology
    Year of Graduation: 2018

  • Ana Luisa Asmar Flight Director - FSU Student Intern, NASA UoL Summer 2017 Intern

    Commonwealth Honors Program
    Major: Mathematics Minor: Physics
    Year of Graduation: 2020

  • Suzanne Wright
    Suzanne Wright NASA UoL Summer 2017 Intern

    Major: History
    Minor: Museum Studies, Business Administration & Commonwealth Honors Program
    Year of Graduation: 2019

  • Ykaro Rocha
    Ykaro Rocha NASA UoL Summer 2017 Intern

    Major: Computer Science
    Minor: Economics
    Year of Graduation: 2019

  • Cameron Danwah NASA UoL Summer 2017 Intern

    Major: Pre-Engineering
    Year of Graduation: 2018

  • Samantha Grimaldo
    Samantha Grimaldo Diverse Scholar
  • Jonathan Metrick
    Jonathan Metrick Student Volunteer - Hydroponics
  • Susan Scopetski Multidisciplinary Graphic Designer

    BA. Graphic Design
    Year of Graduation: 2017

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