The Graduate College Staff 

The Graduate College is responsible for promoting quality graduate education at Florida Atlantic University. Working in conjunction with the university Graduate Council, Faculty Senate, and the individual college deans, the Graduate College works to develop university-wide graduate plans and policies to ensure that academic standards are maintained. In addition, the Graduate College is responsible for coordinating graduate recruitment efforts, processing graduate student admissions, facilitating graduate programs and workshops, ensuring university policies are followed, distributing tuition benefits to graduate assistants, awarding fellowships, certifying all degree requirements are met for graduation, and awarding graduate degrees.

General Information

Service/Contact Information

Application Status and Admissions Inquiries
P: 561.297.3624
E: gcadmissions@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Submit Transcripts, Evaluations, and Supporting Documents for Application
P: 561.297.3624
E: graduatecollege@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

International Student Information
P:
561.297.3049
E: isss@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Residency Information
P: 561.297.1380
E: gcresidency@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Graduate Assistant Benefits, Health Insurance, Funding, and Awards
P: 561.297.2428
E: gabenefits@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Graduate Faculty & Staff Support
P: 561.297.3624
E: graduatesupport@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Thesis/Dissertation
P: 561.297.2817
E: graduatewriting@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Plan of Study
P: 561.297.2203
E: graduatesupport@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Marketing & Communications
P:
561.297.1211
E:
graduatemarketing@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Dean's Office
P: 561.297.4358
E: graduatedean@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Address

Florida Atlantic University
Graduate College

777 Glades Road
Student Support Services Building (SU-80), Room 101
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991

W: www.lamovida-cafeconcierto.com/graduate

Graduate Enrollment Management

 Stephen Steppe

Stephen Steppe
Director
Graduate Admissions & Enrollment Management

P: 561.297.3911
E:  ssteppe@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com 

  • Administration and leadership of all Graduate recruitment, admissions, on-boarding, systems, communications, and personnel
  • Provides consultation and support to Graduate faculty and programs regarding recruitment and retention

Recruitment

 Elizabeth Weber

Elizabeth Weber
Manager
Graduate Admissions and Events

P: 561.297.1213
E: elizabethweber@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

  • Admissions advisor (Prospective Students)
  • Graduate recruitment (Information Sessions, Fairs)
  • Graduate College New Student Orientation
  • Graduate College Fellowships and Awards
  • Graduate Campus Tours
  • Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition

Admissions

Jarrod Burton

Jarrod Burton
Assistant Director

Graduate Admissions
 
P: 
E: burtonj@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Maureen Fluehr

Maureen Fluehr
Program Assistant

P: 561.297.3624
F: 561.297.2117 / 561.297.1212

Monica Miranda

Monica Miranda
Senior Admissions Coordinator

P: 561.297.1380
E: mirandam@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

 Shamae Ayala-Steele

Shamae Ayala-Steele
Assistant Admissions Specialist


P: 561.297.0365
E: mayala10@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

Adela Mariah Barralaga

Adela Mariah Barralaga
Coordinator
Admissions/Registration

P: 561.297.3240
E:
abarralaga2018@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

  • Graduate application review
  • Transcript and test score processing
  • Data input

 

[Pending]
Coordinator

Graduate Admissions, Business

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  • Liaison with the College of Business Graduate programs
  • Administrative support for all College of Business Graduate admissions 
  • Graduate application review for College of Business
  • Admission decision Form 4 for College of Business

Degree Completion Services

 

[Pending]
Associate Dean
Academic Affairs and Degree Completion Services

P:
F:
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  • Thesis & Dissertation Guidelines
  • Graduate College forms
  • Form 10 Petitions to Waive a University Requirement
  • GPSA liaison
  • Plan of Study/MyPOS access and management
  • Three Minute Thesis Competition
  • Graduate College Data and Reports

Eileen Bustamante 

Eileen Bustamante
Associate Director

Academic Services/Degree Completion

P: 561.297.2343
E: ebustam1@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

  • Administration and leadership of Degree Completion Services office to include graduate degrees' audit, clearance and certification
  • Review and track Form 8 - Admission to Candidacy, Form 6 - Thesis Committee approval, and Form 9 - Request For Change in Dissertation/Thesis Committee
  • University-wide graduate POS Reviews/MyPOS access & Management
  • Form 1 Graduate Faculty Status applications & Maintenace/Update of Graduate Faculty lists
  • Provides consultation and support to graduate faculty and staff University-wide regarding Degree Completion Services
Jonathan Bovinet

Jonathan Bovinet
Assistant Director
Academic Services/Degree Completion

P: 561.297.2817
E: jbovinet@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

  • Thesis & dissertation format review
  • Monitors graduatewriting@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com email account
  • Thesis & dissertation final package coordinator
  • Thesis & dissertation formatting workshops
  • Turn-It-In coordinator
  • ETD submission
  • Scholarly Writing Workshops
  • Special event support

 Kahla Cajigas

Kahla Cajigas
Senior Coordinator
Degree Completion Services

P: 561.297.2203
E: cajigask@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

  • Plan of Study/MyPOS assistance
  • Degree completion assistance
  • Academic Progression Plan/Form 11
  • Applications for Degree
  • Degree audits and certification support
  • Waivers/Form 10
  • Late Add Requests
  • Monitors the graduatesupport@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com email account

Bohdan Boiko  

Bohdan Boiko
Degree Completion Specialist
Degree Completion Services

E: bboiko2018@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

 

Marketing & Communications

 

[Pending]
Associate Director
Marketing & Communications

P: 
E: 

  • Editor, Graduate College Newsletter
  • Monitors graduatemarketing@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com email account
  • Provides strategic planning and direction for Graduate College marketing & communications initiatives
  • Liaison with University Creative Services & College Communications Officers
  • Responsible for the Graduate College website and social media
  • Thesis and Dissertation Defense Announcements
  • Member, Graduate Dean's Leadership Team

 

[Pending]
Marketing Specialist

P: 
E:  

 

  • Photo and Video capture, editing, and production
  • Social media content creator
  • Website development support

Business Office/Administration

 Sameko Munroe

Sameko Munroe
Assistant Dean
Graduate College Finance, Operations Management, and Information Technology

P: 561.297.2428
E: smunroe3@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

  • Graduate budget management and administration.
  • Oversee the HR and recruitment function for the Graduate College. 
  • Oversee graduate tuition waiver support, and health insurance.
  • Management of graduate assistant job classifications, employment eligibility and benefits.
  • Submitting college annual operating budget, expenditure analysis and other requests to Financial Affairs.

 Zachary Molinelli

Zachary Molinelli
Coordinator
Budget

P: 561.297.2347
E: zmolinelli2015@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

  • HR related functions
  • Timekeeping and payroll functions
  • Assists with payments to vendors
  • Process tuition and student health insurance waivers
  • Process fellowship and award disbursements
  • Assists with operating budget
  • Assists with formulating, interpreting, and implementing fiscal policies and procedures

 

[Pending]
Fiscal Assistant

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Graduate Dean

To make an appointment with the Graduate Dean, please contact graduatedean@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com.

 Christine Kraft

Christine Kraft
Coordinator, Administrative Services & Executive Assistant to the Dean
Graduate College Administrative Services

P: 561.297.4358
E: kraftc@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com 

David Borenstein

David Borenstein
Data Analyst
Computer Systems

P: 561.297.2313
E: dborenstein2013@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

 

  • Prepare and submit data file requests to Board of Governors, Board of Trustees, Provost Office, and other requestors
  • Create admissions and degree completion data reports
  • Analyze data from student information systems
  • Project manager for technical assignments
  • Manage and support Centralized Application Systems (CAS)

 Robert W. Stackman, Jr.

Robert W. Stackman, Jr., Ph.D.
Dean, Graduate College

P: 561.297.4358
E: rstackma@lamovida-cafeconcierto.com

  • Oversees the Graduate College enterprise
  • Liaison between Academic Colleges, Provost, and Graduate Programs