Meet the ATS Team

Paul Rickards

Academic Technology Services – Director
Paul is the Director of ATS and IT Deputy CIO. Paul helped created the Faculty Commons space in Pearson 116 as well as UD Capture, the lecture capture system. Paul has experience in computer programming, live and on demand streaming video as well as mobile technologies.

Paul Hyde

Paul Hyde

Academic Support – Manager
Paul works with faculty on a variety of Commons projects –including grants, events, and collaborations across campus.  Paul was an adjunct instructor for 11 years in the School of Education and Department of Art.


Nancy O’Laughlin

LMS Support – LMS Support Manager
Nancy works with faculty to promote effective uses of technology in education. Some areas of interest include: instructional design, hybrid or blended learning, online learning, e-portfolios, learning management systems (Sakai, Canvas) and learning analytics. Nancy, along with her three sons are all graduates of UD!



Frank Eastman

Digital Media Support – Computer Support Specialist
Coming Soon!



Mu He

Educational Technology Consultant I
Mu specializes in learning management systems, instructional design, programming, mobile learning, educational technology and video editing.



Sandy McVey

Academic Support – IT Educational Technology Consultant II
With certifications in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word Sandy can ensure that you’re in good hands if you want to revamp your teaching materials. Vested with a Google I.Q. you’ve found an ideal partner to help develop activities using the Google Apps at UD product line. Cheekily known as “Clicker Girl,” Sandy leads discussion around in-class student engagement utilizing polling tools. Clients comment that her strong technical knowledge wrapped in her personable approach help them re-imagine classroom activities. When not talking tech you’ll find Sandy in the garden or creating unique floral designs.



Erin Sicuranza

LMS Support – Educational Technology Consultant

Erin serves as a dedicated instructional designer for the Lerner College of Business & Economics – Graduate and MBA Programs, with an emphasis on supporting online and hybrid Canvas course design. Consults with faculty to enhance teaching and learning, analyzes learning needs and develops effective technology-based solutions. In her free time, she can be found playing with her three kids, listening to live music, reading a novel, or playing basketball.



Stacy Weile

ITV & Video Operations – Supervisor
Stacy has been with UD since 2000 and with Academic Technology Services since 2010.  Currently, she manages the video recording classroom studios, and videoconferencing facilities on the Newark Campus.  She also provides desktop conferencing support, and video related consultations.



Rich Copley

Digital Media Support – ITV Tech II
Rich is the technical director for the majority of courses recorded in the video/classroom studios on the 3rd floor of Pearson Hall.  He also supports video conferences, and offers general technical assistance to instructors.  Rich is an avid gardener, and enjoys riding his motorcycle on the weekends.



Jevonia Harris

Digital Media Support – Digital Media Specialist
Coming Soon!



Debra Jeffers

Digital Media Support – IT Resource Consultant

Debbie supports various desktop and mobile graphics apps, iPad support and photography as well as Virtual Worlds.