Consultant Contact Information

Molloy College Writing Center
Casey - C016

Writing Center Consultants

Pamela Kenley-Meschino, M.A., Coordinator 

Pamela Kenley-Meschino is an experienced teacher and consultant. Her enthusiasm for writing and her dedication to higher learning is apparent. She has taught Writing Composition and Literature for many years, most recently at Hofstra University. She graduated from Portland State University in Oregon and went on to teach Shakespeare and various other writing classes at PSU and Washington State University. She loves poetry, creative non-fiction, and a good cup of tea; not necessarily in that order.
Mary Ann Howell, M.A. English, Professional Consultant 

Mary Ann Howell is in her sixteenth year as a Writing Center consultant. She is also an adjunct professor in the English department. Her readiness and competence in assisting beginners and experienced graduate students to enhance their writing skills are wonderful to behold.
                                                     Pamela Smith, M.S. Reading, Professional Consultant
Pamela Smith, a Molloy alum, worked as an adjunct in Molloy College's English department for twelve years and is going on her fourteenth year working as a writing center consultant. In addition, outside of the college setting, she uses her love of language as a volunteer teacher of students whose first language is not English.                                                              


Valerie M. Griggs, M.F.A. Creative Writing; M.A. Spiritual Direction, Professional Consultant
Valerie Griggs began working in the Writing Center and as an adjunct professor in the English Department in 2008. She taught composition and literature at the high school level, as a Graduate Fellow at Brooklyn College and as an adjunct instructor at Hofstra University. She spent three summers in the Peoples' Republic of China training Chinese English teachers. Ms. Griggs has worked in the financial and performing arts sectors, as a retreat leader, and as facilitator in various educational settings.

Stephen Albanese, M.F.A. Creative Writing, Professional Consultant  
Stephen Albanese is a Writing Center consultant and adjunct professor in the English Department. His great love as an author and teacher is fiction writing, and he has devoted much of his energy to the in-depth editing and critiquing of the work of other writers. He has taught and tutored students in various aspects of professional and academic writing.

Writing Center Office Assistant

Denise M. Hughes, M.S. Education, Office Assistant
Denise Hughes joined Molloy in 2012 after many years in the financial field. In addition to her business experience, Denise has spent time working at Pratt Institute and St. Agnes Cathedral School. Her multifaceted business skills, genuine interest in working with students, and passion for learning have led her to Molloy College.


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1000 Hempstead Avenue Casey Building, C016 Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002