Melanie Ryan

Melanie A Ryan
Position Title
Coordinator for the Office of Accessibility Services
Student Success Center
Office Location
Hunter Student Development Center
Office Phone

Graduate Institution:
​Capella University
Ed.D Educational Leadership and Management 2019

SUNY Cortland   Cortland, NY
M.S. Education 2002

Undergraduate Institution:
SUNY Cortland   Cortland, NY
B.S. Elementary Education 2000

Teaching Overview

ASDC 1091 -College Success (EOP/ASOP)
ASDC 2193 -Effective College Reading (Sp 2003)

Professional Experience

Student Disability Services Coordinator 2008-Present

Student Disability Services Counselor 2003-2008        
         Testing Accommodations
         Assistive Technology

EOP Counselor- 2002-2008

Publications and Events

E-text Creation panel presentation SUNY DSC Fall 2005
"Bridging the Gap" presentation CIT Spring 2007
Alfred State Accessibility Conference Spring 2016
Jump Start Program Summer 2019


EIT Co-Chair
Chancellor's Award for Professional Service Committee
RISE Liaison
Behavior Intervention Team member
Hearing Officer, Sexual Assault Hearing Officer
SALUTE Honor Society Advisor
College Review Panel
Accommodative Housing Committee Chair
Commencement Committee
NYSDSC- SUNY Sector Executive Committee
Advisor XAE Honor Society
Faculty Senate- Senator
Curriculum Development and Review Committee
Campus Safety Advisory Committee
Advisor Alpha Sigma Sorority
SART Advocate (Sexual Assault Response Team)
SART Advocate Committee Chair
CRLA Certification
ATP Membership
NYSDSC Membership
AHEAD Membership
Lion's Club International Membership
Scio Central School Board Member/VP

Honors and Awards

Chancellor's Award Winner for Excellence in Professional Service-2023
Student Engagement Lifetime Achievement Award-2022
Dean's Recognition Award
Leadership Through Civic Engagement Award-2017
Allegany ARC Community Partner of the Year 2013, 2016
Scio, NY Lion of the Year, Lions Club International