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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, and website manager. She began her career here as a web content manager and marketing communications editor in University Publications. After a brief six-year hiatus to be a stay-at-home mom, she returned to RIT in Information Technology Services where she was part of the project management team responsible for the development of RIT's Oracle-based Student Information/Registration System. <br><br> In her current role as program administrator 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 is a mom to two daughters, a dog, and three birds. <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.