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If you need to reach a specific Parent and Family Services staff member feel free to email them directly.  However, general questions or requests for information can be directed to our Parent and Family Services email parents@syr.edu.



Missy Mathis-Hanlon

Missy Mathis-Hanlon

Director

306 Steele Hall
Phone: 315-443-1200
Email: mmmathis@syr.edu
Missy joined the staff in 2001, following five years as Assistant to the Senior Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs. As Director of Parent and Family Services, Missy's responsibilities include managing the administrative and operational activities of the department. 

A native of Binghamton, New York, Missy earned a master’s degree in higher education from Syracuse University and a bachelor's degree in speech pathology from Nazareth College. Missy is a 2006 graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse.
Michelle Larrabee

Michelle Larrabee

Coordinator, Parent and Family Services

306 Steele Hall
Phone: 315-443-1200
Email: melarrab@syr.edu

Michelle joined the staff in June 2019 after 12 years as the Event Manager at Hendricks Chapel. Michelle coordinates operational activities of Parent and Family Services including Family Weekend and Syracuse Welcome.

Michelle grew up in Syracuse, New York.  She earned a bachelor's degree from the College of Human Development (now Falk College) at Syracuse University.


Billy Donley

Billy Donley

Graduate Assistant

306 Steele Hall
Phone: 315-443-1200
Email: wdonley@syr.edu

Originally from St. Louis, Missouri, Billy joined the office in August 2018 when he started his first year in the Higher Postsecondary Education master's degree program. 

Billy earned his bachelor's degree in Organizational Communication at the University of Missouri before moving to Syracuse University. Now in his second year serving as the Graduate Assistant for the office, focusing on various programs and initiatives for the parents and families..