HERKIMER, NY— Matthew Babula, of Marcy, has been appointed to the position of Director of K through 12 Connections at Herkimer College. Babula most recently served as an academic advisement specialist for the College where he disseminated vital information pertaining to student standing and progression through academic programs while ensuring student retention and success. The K through 12 Connections program oversees components of the College’s High School Concurrent Enrollment (College Now) and New York State Pathways in Technology (P-TECH) programs.

Babula holds an associate degree in general studies from Mohawk Valley Community College, a bachelor’s degree in psychology from SUNY Institute of Technology, and a master’s degree in school counseling from The College of Saint Rose.