Our Team Fall 2014

The DLC is made up of permanent staff as well as graduate assistants who offer their digital expertise to the MIIS community. Get to know the team and our various specialties by perusing our bios below.


Bob Cole

bob cole

Director and “Wearer of Many Hats” for the Digital Learning Commons.

Specialties: Curricular & Collaborative Technologies, Instructional Design, ESL, Digital Media, Organizational Development, Design Thinking

Email: bcole@miis.edu

Read Bob’s full bio.


Melissa Jennings

Melissa JenningsWeb & Social Media Co-Manager

Specialties: Drupal, Google Analytics, Blogging, Social Media Strategies for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and Google+.

Email: melissaj@miis.edu

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Evelyn Helminen

Evelyn HelminenWeb & Social Media Co-Manager

Specialties: Website Content Creation: Blogging, Writing, WordPress; Graphic Design: Photoshop, Indesign

Email: ehelminen@miis.edu

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Amy Michelle Slay

amy slay

Graduate Assistant: Masters in Public Administration & International Education Management, December 2015

Specialties: Moodle, iTunes U, Camtasia, Kaltura, Pages, Basic WordPress, Basic Adobe Connect.

Email: aslay@miis.edu

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Rafael Hernandez

RafaelGraduate Assistant: Masters in Public Administration, Spring 2015

Specialities: Excel, Powerpoint, Film production, Language tools (Spanish, Japanese, Portuguese).

Email: rhernandez@miis.edu

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Daurie Mangan-Dimuzio

IMG_20130913_160201Graduate Assistant: Masters in TESOL, May 2015

Specialties: WordPress, Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Pedagogy.

Email: dmangandimuzio@miis.edu

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George Mitchell Payne

GeorgeGraduate Assistant: Joint Masters in International Education Management and Public Administration, December 2015

Specialities: MIIS Radio, Blogging, Podcasting, Design thinking, Systems thinking.

Read George’s full bio.