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2015-2016 Blog Team







Samantha Khan

Samantha is a graduate assistant and first year student in the Villanova HRD MS program. She graduated from NYU in May 2013 with a Bachelor’s degree in Consumer Psychology and Business. In her free time she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, traveling to new places and experiencing different cultures, running, and watching her favorite White House-themed dramas, Scandal and House of Cards. 








Alex Miller 

Alex is a graduate assistant for the M.S. in HRD Program at Villanova University and a second year student in the program. He graduated from West Chester University in 2012 with a B.A. in Psychology. His specific area's of interest within HR include compensation, employee relations, and organizational development.  









Rita Snell 

Rita, another graduate assistant from the HRD program at Villanova, is a first-year student in the HRD program. She recently graduated from Denison University in Columbus, OH where she majored in Psychology. Rita loves to travel and explore new places and has even lived abroad in Asia. 







Dr. Larry Cozzens

Dr. Cozzens is a graduate of the HRD program and one of the original online design faculty.  He taught both on campus and on-line as an adjunct faculty.  Dr. Cozzens joined the HRD program full time as Assistant Director in 2012.  His new role focuses on Student Support with a goal of forming stronger connections between students and identification with Villanova University. Dr. Cozzens received his Ph.D. from the Fielding Graduate University, via distance learning, and his dissertation was about virtual learning communities.  His plans for “after Villanova” include visiting National parks in the West with his digital camera practicing contemplative photography.