SP&E offers resources to enrich your Bentley experience. They encourage students to participate in self-discovery by investigating the variety of programs and services offered by the department. Find out about the different ways to become involved and learn about the opportunities SP&E has.

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Meet the Student Programs & Engagement Staff
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Nicole Chabot-Wieferich

Associate Dean of Student Engagement & Director of SP&E

What’s your role in the SP&E office?

As the director of the Office I provide vision, leadership and management for the staff in work related to the Student Center, programs and traditions, student organizations, and fraternity & sorority life. I am also lucky to advise the Student Government Association which keeps me connected with fantastic student leaders and the current needs and concerns of the student body. I work closely with our partners in the Division of Student Affairs to be a liaison between the work of SP&E and other departments.


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Matt Galewski

Senior Associate Director 

What’s your role in the SP&E office?

I support the 11 chapters within our Fraternity & Sorority Life community, manage Bentley's Club Sports program, and work with a team of staff responsible for student organization support and campus events.

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Michelle Dabenigno

Associate Director

What’s your role in the SP&E office?

I am responsible for managing the Student Center, including all of the spaces, services, and operation within the building. I also supervise a group of 35 student staff who work within different roles to help the Student Center operate smoothly.

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Riley Fickett

Assistant Director

What's your role in the SP&E office?  

I'm one of the Assistant Directors in Student Programs and Engagement, and my main focuses are working with and supporting our Recognized Student Organizations, serving as the advisor to AIA, acting as a resource for Student Organization Faculty & Staff Advisors, and managing Student Leader Elections and the Org Challenge!

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Alexa Erb
Assistant Director

What’s your role in the SP&E office?

 In my role as one of the Assistant Directors of the office, I advise the Campus Activities Board in planning campus-wide programs that provide engagement opportunities for the entire student body. I work to support the Fraternity & Sorority Life community where I serve as the primary advisor for the four sororities on campus, the Panhellenic Council, and the Greek Activities Council. Additionally, Matt and I co-advise the President's Council and new FSL Inclusion & Belonging Council. Alongside Nicole, I also co-advise the Bentley's prestigious Falcon Society.  

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Abby Pieger


Program Coordinator

What’s your role in the SP&E office?

As one of the Program Coordinators of SP&E, I supervise HYPE & TNT and manage Harry’s Pub. I also serve as the adviser to WBTY, The Vale, and The Vanguard. 


Miriam Acajabon

Administrative Assistant

What's your role in the SP&E office?

I am the Administrative Assistant for SP&E, assisting in ensuring the smooth operation of the office, while maintaining a friendly and welcoming demeanor. I coordinate the intake of petty cash, check requests, liability waivers, contracts, travel authorization forms, campus wide emails and Bentley community engagement website requests.  




Andrew Boucher

Graduate Assistant

What’s your role in the SP&E office?

My role in the SP&E office involves supporting the office and its goals and events, specifically in relation to Fraternity and Sorority Life. This includes advising for IFC and the Greek Activities Council, as well as several of the individual chapters on campus.


What's your role in the SP&E office?

As a graduate assistant, I love to get involved in all things SP&E! My day-to-day role in the office involves supervising the Business Center Attendants and other Student Center staff. Additionally, I work with Michelle and Abby managing the operations of the Student Center and playing a key role in our student employment model.



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Anjela Maravilla

Graduate Assistant

What's your role in the SP&E office?

My role in the SP&E office involves supporting student organizations and CAB. This includes offering assistance for relating to event planning and policies/ procedures, Org Challenge and Recognitions, CampusGroups, and CAB.