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Mary joined RIT in 2001 after working in the business sector for seven years as an editor, technical writer and trainer, software analyst, and website manager. She began her career here in the University Publications department as a marketing communications web content manager, project manager, and editor. After taking several years off to stay home with her children, she returned to RIT in the Information Technology Services department where she was part of the IT project management team responsible for the development of RIT's Oracle-based Student Information/Registration System. <br><br> In her current role as program director at Osher, Mary draws from her previous work experience to oversee all aspects of the program including marketing, curriculum planning/scheduling, course catalog production, course registration, event planning, and general day-to-day operations. Her passion is process improvement — optimizing processes by identifying, analyzing, and improving upon existing practices. She has a BA from SUNY Geneseo. <br><br> Outside of work Mary enjoys the daily NYT crossword puzzle app, Netflix, and outdoor walks during non-inclement weather. She shares a home with her two daughters, a Chihuahua mix rescue, and four feathered friends. <br><br> She has been in awe of the energy, knowledge, and passion of Osher members since she started working there in 2013.
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Sara is the program coordinator of Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at RIT. She is an alumna of RIT and has enjoyed a 25-year career here. She joined Osher in 2000 as the senior staff assistant, and she has enjoyed working with the members of The Athenaeum/Osher ever since. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, music, gardening, and spending time with friends.
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Julie joined the Osher team in August 2009; she is the program assistant. She has a BA in anthropology and a certificate in museum studies from St. John Fisher, and is currently working on an MA in library & information sciences at Drexel University’s iSchool. Outside of work she enjoys choral performance, gaming, and messing around with computers.