Paul Covino has been Director of Campus Ministry since 2014. In addition to directing a wonderful staff, he oversees liturgy and Christian Initiation and is the moderator for AC Allies. Paul grew up in Shrewsbury, went to college at Georgetown University, and received his M.A. in Theology from the University of Notre Dame. He previously worked at Georgetown University, Boston College, the College of the Holy Cross, and parishes in Washington DC and Arlington MA. Paul writes a column for “Today’s Liturgy” magazine, is principal author of “Celebrating Marriage: A Workbook for Engaged Couples,” and is a candidate for the diaconate in the Diocese of Worcester. Paul and his wife Anne live in Worcester and have four grown sons.
Stephanie McCaffrey is Associate Director of Campus Ministry and has been at Assumption since 2000. She received her M.Div. from Weston Jesuit School of Theology and her B.A. from Washington and Lee University. After college, she did a year of post-graduate volunteer work with Providence House in New Rochelle, NY and taught at St. Francis of Assisi Elementary School in Brooklyn. Stephanie’s primary responsibilities are directing Assumption’s retreat program and advising the Campus Ministry Core Team. Stephanie has also served as an advisor on SEND service immersion trips each year since 2001 and is responsible for Campus Ministry’s social media presence. In her free time, Stephanie enjoys exploring the outdoors, traveling, gardening, baking, and spending time with her husband, Tony.
Vincent Sullivan-Jacques is Assistant Director of Campus Ministry and Director of Volunteer Outreach and Community Engagement and has been at Assumption since 2009. He received his M.Ed. in Religious Education and B.A. in Theology with minors in Health Sciences and Film Studies from Boston College. Vinnie served in AmeriCorps at Peace Games where he taught K-8th grade students peace-making and conflict resolution skills, and taught at St. Peter-Marian High School in Worcester. He directs the SEND Service Immersion trip program and the Reach Out Center, co-chairs the Social Justice Committee, and serves on the Recycling/Sustainability Committee. He enjoys spending time with family, being active in social justice activities around Worcester, encouraging adult catechesis, and coaching lacrosse. Vincent lives in Worcester with his wife and three children.
Fr. Ronald Sibugan, AA
Fr. Ronald Sibugan, AA has been a Campus Minister at Assumption since 2013. He received his B.S. in Computer Engineering at Polytechnic University of the Philippines, his B.A. in Philosophy at St. John Seminary, and his M.Div. and ThM from the School of Theology and Ministry at Boston College. Fr. Ron oversees Agape Latte, Candlelight Prayer, Ignitus, and the Men’s Discernment Group. He is the chaplain for several athletics teams and advises the Peer Ministry program in conjunction with Residential Life. Fr. Ron lives in Plough Hall and serves as the Minister in Residence for the Village. He also serves as vocation director for the Assumptionist Community, and enjoys hiking, traveling, cooking Filipino food, and spending time with his Assumptionist brothers.
Margaret Tartaglia has been Director of Music Ministry at Assumption since 2011. Known around campus as “Ms. T,” she has degrees in Music Education and Vocal Performance. She is also a Certified McClosky Vocal Technician and a Master Teacher in the McClosky Institute of Voice. Ms. T has been a professional opera singer and music educator, and previously served in music ministry at area parishes including the Cathedral of St. Paul in Worcester. Her primary responsibilities are directing and managing the Chapel Choir, the Cantors, the Organ Scholar, and the Chapel Instrumentalists. Ms. T also serves on the Liturgy Committee and is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Art, Music and Theatre. In her free time, she enjoys cooking and walking her dog.
Scott Brill has served part-time as a Campus Minister at Assumption since 2012. His work includes leading the Monday night Bible Study discussions, developing contemporary worship events, and helping to connect non-Catholic Christian students to Campus Ministry. For the past 30 years, Scott has served in various capacities with InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, an interdenominational ministry on colleges and universities throughout the U.S. A member of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, he is deeply committed to the unity of the Christian Church and works nationally to develop opportunities for reconciliation between Evangelicals and Roman Catholics through missional partnerships. Scott and his wife Claire live in Worcester and have three grown daughters.
Deacon Richard Martino
Deacon Richard Martino has served part-time as a Campus Minister at Assumption since 2012. He oversees the SEARCH Retreat team and the Foundations in Faith program, and is the co-advisor for Advocates for Life. Deacon Dick was ordained in 2000 at the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Boston and served for six years in the Archdiocese of Boston primarily in youth ministry. In the Worcester Diocese, where he has served since 2006, he has ministered at St. Rose of Lima Parish in Northborough and St. Matthew Parish in Southborough. Deacon Dick also ministers at St. Mary of the Hills Parish in Boylston and serves as Chaplain to the Northborough and Southborough Fire Departments. He and his wife Pearl also volunteer in the Catholic Chaplaincy at the State Women’s Prison (MCI Framingham). They have two adult daughters.
Mickey Miela has served part-time as a Campus Minister at Assumption since 2013. At Stonehill College, where he graduated with a degree in American Studies and Religious Studies, Mickey committed his time to competing in both football and track & field, as well as holding leadership positions on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, Life-skills, and InterVarsity Christian Fellowship. His time as an athlete and with InterVarsity helped to cultivate a heart for athletes growing in their faith and eventually prompted his choice to join Athletes InterVarsity. Mickey leads Bible Study and GIGs (Groups Investigating God) for student athletes and serves as chaplain for several athletic teams. He lives in Alumni Hall and serves as Minister in Residence for Alumni and Desautels Halls.
Sandra Bousquet has been the Administrative Assistant to Campus Ministry since 2011. She is a graduate of Becker Junior College and worked in the banking and engineering industries before coming to Assumption in 2007. Sandy began her work on campus as an Administrative Assistant in the President’s Office, followed by a year in the Dean of Undergraduate Studies Office. She also serves as Administrative Assistant to the Board of Trustees. Sandy oversees the student workers in Campus Ministry and welcomes guests and visitors to the Tinsley Campus Ministry Center.