Photo of the Red Hawk statue located in front of College Hall

Meet the Team

Photo of Peter McAliney for staff bio

Peter McAliney | Executive Director, Continuing and Professional Education

At Montclair State University, Peter McAliney, PhD, works with the private sector, professional organizations and his colleagues in the academy to equip an increasingly diverse workforce to acquire the skills and develop an appreciation for lifelong learning they will need to support their career success.

Image of Kaba for staff bio

Sekou Kaba | Technical Operations Coordinator

Sekou Kaba is a recent graduate of Montclair State University’s Master of Science in Information Technology with a concentration in Applied Information Technology (PSM). He holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Monroe College. In his position, Sekou oversees implementation efforts related to data infrastructure, web content and course organization and deployment.

Image of Sheryl Huston for staff bio

Sheryl Huston | Market Research Analyst

Sheryl has over 20 years of experience in marketing research, competitive insights and market strategy. At Montclair State, she has responsibility for market research and competitive insights for new academic programs. In addition, she supports market strategy for the University’s Continuing and Professional Education unit. She has worked as a marketing and market research consultant in various industries including telecommunications, consumer electronics, pharmaceuticals and insurance.

Candace Dorwart | Online Marketing and Management

Candace Dorwart currently works in Continuing and Professional Education where she coordinates marketing and outreach for online degree and non-credit continuing education programs, including recruitment, scheduling, multimedia marketing and design. Prior to Montclair State, she worked within Student Affairs and the Department of Exercise and Sport Science at UNC-Chapel Hill as a public communication specialist.


Image of Curran for staff bio

Christopher Curran | Marketing Coordinator

Christopher Curran is a recent graduate of Montclair State University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History from Centenary University. In his position, Christopher is involved in the creation, deployment and monitoring of advertising campaigns, market research and packaging courses for delivery.

Image of Ang for staff bio


Ban Ang | Programmer/Analyst

Ban Ang works in the Office of the Provost and Continuing and Professional Education. He provides expertise in data mining and analysis to the Office of the Provost in support of program effectiveness, student success and retention. In the field of continuing education, he helps direct the group’s website and store front and provides support to build the database used for reporting and reconciliation.