Get to know our staff:
JoAnne Mazur, Executive Director, UCAP, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Arkansas. She went on to earn her Master of Education degree in Higher Education Administration also from the University of Arkansas, specializing in Student Services and Adult Learning. JoAnne began her higher education administration career as a Director of Student Development and later served as an Admissions Director for four years. She has taught college-level human development and first year experience courses. JoAnne has also been a corporate sales trainer and coach. She joined Ursuline College as UCAP’s Assistant Director of Operations in April 2011 and became Executive Director in January 2013.
Contact JoAnne Mazur:
P: 440 684 6129
Anne Murphy Brown, Associate Professor and Director of Legal Studies graduated from John Carroll University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and History. She earned a Juris Doctorate degree from the University of Illinois. Anne began her legal career in litigation, and eventually practiced business and corporate law. She also teaches in the program with her primary focus on classes related to business and corporate law. Anne's academic experience includes teaching at Lakeland Community College and the University of Illinois. Her contribution to Ursuline was invaluable when earning American Bar Association approval for the program. She was the "Cengage Grand Award Winner for Excellence in Teaching" at the American Association for Paralegal Education National Conference in 2007. Anne has been the Director of Legal Studies since 2005. Fun Facts
Contact Anne Murphy Brown:
P: 440 449 5403
Jane R. Chabrand-Lowe, Administrative Assistant earned her Associate of Applied Sciences in Early Childhood Education from Lakeland Community College. Jane has a variety of work experiences from the corporate, non-profit and academic environments. She spent 10+ years working with The National Conference for Community & Justice, Inc. (NCCJ) and 3 years in the Community Relations Division of Lakeland Community College. She has been an Administrative Assistant for the Ursuline College Accelerated Program since December 2010.
Contact Jane Chabrand-Lowe:
P: 440 684 6059
Carol Grabner, UCAP Student Services Coordinator, is currently a student with the Ursuline College Accelerated Program majoring in psychology with a minor in public relations and marketing communications. In her administrative role, Carol assists students with registration and payment, as well as performing departmental administrative duties. Carol comes to Ursuline College with a corporate customer-focused administrative background. She has been the Administrative Assistant for the Ursuline College Accelerated Program since February 2005.
Contact Carol Grabner:
P: 440 684 6130
Dorothy McCombs, Academic Advisor, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Paralegal Studies from Notre Dame College, after having earned an Associate in Arts degree from Cuyahoga Community College. She was previously employed in the banking industry and has experience in project management, product development, operations, training and customer service. She has been an Academic Advisor in the Ursuline College Accelerated Program office since September 2005.
Contact Dorothy McCombs:
P: 440 684 6103
Denise McKenna, Assistant Director of Admissions, earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Baldwin-Wallace College with a major in Education. Her previous recruitment experience was in advertising and education as well as several years as a business owner of Ohio City Muffins.
Contact Denise McKenna:
P: 440 684 6039
Andrew Rejon, Admissions Specialist and Veterans Coordinator, earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Management from the University of Phoenix. He went on to earn his Master of Arts degree in Adult Education & Distance learning. Andrew began his higher education administration career as an Enrollment Counselor and High School Coordinator for Admissions. He has been a corporate trainer and supervisor in several industries (auto, steel, plastics, and rubber). In addition to his education, trainer, and supervisor background he brings his 20-year career in the U.S. Air Force as a command and control supervisor to UCAP. He joined Ursuline College in UCAP as an Admissions Specialist April 2012.
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Laurel Yuratovac, Academic Advising Coordinator has held a number of positions in UCAP including Program Secretary, Customer Service Representative, Advising and Logistics Coordinator. Since 2005, she has been an academic advisor. Laurel is proud to be a UCAP student pursuing her Bachelor of Arts degree. She has been at Ursuline since the start of the Ursuline College Accelerated Program in 1998.
Contact Laurel Yuratovac:
P: 440 449 5354