WC appoints three to administrative positions

Wilmington College has appointed three people to key administrative positions in recent weeks.

Angela Griffin is the new VP/Director of Marketing and Enrollment Management, while Dr. Dahlia Cavazos Castillo is the new Occupational Therapy Program Director, replacing founding Program Director Dr. Cindy Hahn. died suddenly in October. Additionally, Steve Cukovecki left the Admissions Office to become Director of Alumni and Family Engagement.

Griffin brings extensive experience in higher education at a wide range of institutions, including Sinclair Community College, St. Bonaventure, Thomas More, Cornell and Ohio universities, according to a Wilmington College press release. She specialized in college admissions and multicultural recruitment. Indeed, she was Vice-Provost of Enrollment and Student Academic Services at Saint-Bonaventure and Vice-President of Enrollment Management at Thomas More.

His executive leadership background is complemented by experience in training managers, a diverse and global client base, extensive oversight of tax resources, strategic planning and team building/staff development. Griffin, who resides with his family in Xenia, received his bachelor’s degree from Ohio University and a master’s degree in art from Antioch University in the Midwest.

Castillo has been a practicing occupational therapist for over 30 years. During her career, she has worked in facilities such as acute care and rehabilitation hospitals, adult and pediatric outpatient clinics, long-term care, and a rural school district. She started the first occupational therapy services program at the Veterans Administration in El Paso (TX). Castillo began teaching in 1997 and entered academia full-time in 2010 as an occupational therapy fieldwork coordinator and later as a program director in the entry-level and advanced occupational therapy programs. occupational therapy assistant.

Castillo’s service activities include working with the Occupational Therapy Education Accreditation Council and occupational therapy associations in Texas and the United States, for which she has a particular interest in multicultural, diversity and health issues. ‘inclusion. Since 2007, she has been providing pro bono occupational therapy services in a clinic for underserved populations in Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.

She and her husband reside in Wilmington.

Cukovecki enjoys a significant history with the College as an alumnus, parent of an alumnus and employee for seven years. After graduating from Fairmont State University in sports management and business, he attended WC as a non-traditional student, earning a bachelor’s degree with a major in sports management and a minor in coaching. He supplemented those degrees with a Masters in Sports Administration from Arkansas State University.

In 2015, Cukovecki began working at the College Admissions Office, where he interacted with students and prospective students interested in accounting, business administration, education, communication arts, and management. Sport. In early 2022, the College promoted him to Assistant Director of Admissions and Transfer Counselor. While admitted, he also served as the office liaison for students interested in football, basketball, baseball, softball, cross country, and track and field.

He served as a staff adviser to the College’s Business Club and earlier this year presented at the Phi Theta Kappa Catalyst convention to students attending two-year colleges linking with baccalaureate institutions.

Cukovecki’s son, Zane, is a WC 2021 graduate and works as a budget analyst at the Air Force Research Laboratory. Steve and his wife, Cindy, reside in Xenia.

Steve Cukovecki

Dr. Dahlia Cavazos Castillo

Angela Griffin

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