Staff & Contact Us

USF Solutions Resource Center
University of St. Francis
500 Wilcox St.
Joliet, IL 60435
Phone: 815-740-3600
Fax: 815-740-4243




Maribel Ruiz
Community Partnership Manager
Phone: 815-740-6213




Ruiz joined the USF Solutions team in 2011. She is an experienced educational administrator having served in previous roles as a financial aid advisor and direct loan program coordinator. She also currently serves the University as a the Community Partnership Manager. Ruiz holds a B.S. in Organizational Leadership from the University of St. Francis and a Masters of Science in Management from the University of St. Francis.


USF Solutions Contributors

The Solutions Resource Center partners with project experts, professors, researchers, facilitators, consultants and others to assist each client with their needs.

  • Bonnie Covelli, Director School of Professional Studies – Facilitator, Speaker, Trainer
  • Dr. Richard Vaughn – Associate Professor – Facilitator, Speaker
  • Dr. Carol Wilson, Dean, Leach College of Nursing – Nursing Continuing Education
  • Dr. Sydney Sklar, Chair, Recreation Administration – Challenge Center
  • Heather Dropski, MSW – Project Protect Instructor
  • Mark Snodgrass, Director of Network Support Services – Technology Consultant
  • Glen Gummess, Instructional Design – Education Technology and Video Consultant
  • Suzanne Bogovich, Instructional Design – Education Technology Consultant
  • Chris Marks, Network Services – Technology Trainer
  • Rebecca Garland, Institutional Research – Research Analysis Consultant