NICOLE LAW has been appointed admissions counselor at Mohawk Valley Community College (MVCC). She previously worked as a prevention-program coordinator and domestic-violence advocate for the Herkimer County Catholic Charities and was a studio manager for Janelle Rodriguez Photography in Utica. Law holds a bachelor’s degree in studio art from Cazenovia College and an associate degree in photographic technology from Herkimer County Community College.
GRANT CALOGERO has transitioned to the grant-funded position of coordinator for the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) and will be responsible for oversite of the program. He has been working at MVCC since 2021 as a Job Corps Scholar counselor and has been the assistant coach for the college’s men’s soccer team since 2018. Before joining MVCC, Calogero was a case worker for Child Protective Services (CPS) and was a workforce-development counselor, both in Oneida County. Calogero holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from SUNY Polytechnic Institute, and an associate degree in liberal arts from MVCC.
MARISSA FLO has transitioned to payroll analyst in the MVCC Payroll Office. She has worked at the college since 2019 as an administrative assistant. Flo holds a bachelor’s degree in health science from Utica University and an associate degree in liberal arts and sciences from MVCC.
KATHLEEN SAMIDE has transitioned to purchasing coordinator at MVCC and will be responsible for directing the acquisition of goods and services through a centralized purchasing system for the college’s operations. She has worked at MVCC since 2021, first as a purchasing assistant and then as a senior buyer. Before joining the college, Samide held positions as a customer-service representative for Medicaid Answering Services, Fred F. Collis & Sons, and ConMed Corporation. She was also a key account specialist for Northern Safety. Samide holds an associate degree in business management from MVCC.