Two New Hires at Albertus Magnus College

Tapping Local Talent to Strengthen Institutional Research, Library and Information Technology Services Teams

New Haven, Conn., January 26, 2021 –  Albertus Magnus College is pleased to welcome a new addition to the Office of Institutional Research and a new member of the Library and Information Technology Services staff.  Both Jeffrey Luoma and Daniel Alves reside in New Haven County and bring strong critical thinking as well as highly developed skills in their field to the award-winning team.

Please welcome:

Jeffrey Luoma, Director of Institutional Research and Assessment:  Luoma’s responsibilities include supporting institutional decision-making, strategic planning, and outcomes assessment by collecting, analyzing, and reporting on a variety of data from across the campus community and to external organizations.  Prior to joining Albertus, Luoma was the Associate Director of Institutional Research at the University of New Haven, where he worked for eight years.  There, he served as the University’s point person for external and compliance reporting, oversaw faculty workload and compensation operations, and provided regular decision making support to cabinet officers.  He earned his Bachelor’s summa cum laude with honors in Political Science from the College of the Holy Cross and his Masters in Government from Georgetown University.  Luoma is a resident of North Haven.

Daniel Alves, Web Communications and Strategy Manager:  At Albertus, Alves is tasked with leading the strategic direction of the College’s website and internet communications vehicles in support of its strategic plan.  He is responsible for management of the sites that tell Albertus’ unique story, both to its internal community through the myAlbertus portal and externally through the College’s website.  Most recently, Alves worked as the Senior Project Manager for Bluesky ETO, a brand management and automated web technology and consulting firm for the past seven years.  There, he led the development of new digital marketing platforms for brands including Make-A-Wish Foundation, Ronald McDonald House NY, Project Hope, and many more.  Prior to that, he served as Web Manager at the University of Bridgeport and as Web Producer at Stonehill College.  Alves earned a Bachelor’s in Digital Media from Merrimack College.  A resident of West Haven, he is involved in the Center for Humane Technology.

“By adding this local talent to our already highly-skilled team, Albertus Magnus College builds on its strengths in data analytics to better assess its strategic growth and in promoting more prominently the success of its traditional undergraduate students and adult learners in preparing for the real world,”  said Albertus’ Vice President for Library and Information Technology Services Steven Gstalder.

About Albertus Magnus College

About Albertus Magnus College: Albertus Magnus College, founded in 1925, is a Catholic College in the Dominican tradition. It is recognized by external rankings such as US News & World Report Best Colleges, Money Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education. The College has an enrollment of 1,500 students in its traditional undergraduate program, accelerated adult degree programs, and 12 graduate programs, including a new Master of Public Administration and the only Master of Arts in Art Therapy and Counseling program in Connecticut. In the last year, the College received two significant Federal grants in support of student success and well-being: a $300,000 grant from the Department of Justice and a $1.9 million Title III grant from the Department of Education.