TLC Administration

Sandra Taylor, Director of TLC - Athletic Academic Advisor

Sandra Taylor joined NJIT in January 2010 as Academic Advisor for Student-Athletes working in NJIT’s Learning Center (TLC). She will focus on five key areas: academic support, career development, personal development, leadership, and community service, including the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and CHAMPS Life Skills for NJIT’s nearly 300 student-athletes. Prior to joining NJIT, Sandra spent her professional career at Manhattan College, which is also her alma mater.

Barry Broxton

Barry Broxton, Associate Director of TLC

Barry Broxton is the Associate Director of The Learning Center at New Jersey Institute of Technology. He enjoys empowering and promoting independence among students. In addition, he feels that it is important to keep track of student trends as well as acknowledging different learning styles. Prior to coming to NJIT, Barry spent his professional career at Montclair State University and New Jersey City University.

Meghan Hearns, Assistant Director

Meghan Hearns joined NJIT in January 2007 in the Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (C-CAPS). While developing her professional career, Meghan received her MS in Psychology entirely online from the University of Phoenix. In her current role as Assistant Director in TLC, Meghan works with the Office of Student Disability Services and faculty to provides testing accommodations in a calm and peaceful environment for identified students. With a commitment to foster and encourage student wellness, Meghan remains involved in the NJIT Health and Wellness committee and NJIT SAVE initiatives.

Mike Spisto - Eligibility Certification Office/Academic Advisor for Athletics

Mike Spisto joined NJIT’s Learning Center (TLC) as the Academic Advisor for Athletics in May of 2013 after a five-year stint as top assistant of the NJIT men's basketball team. Mike is a 1997 graduate of  Oneonta State. In addition to his bachelor’s degree from Oneonta, he earned an associate’s degree from SUNY Delhi, as well as an MSS from United States Sports Academy.  He brings a wealth of experience to TLC, ranging from college administration to coaching and recruiting, as well as academic advising.