The location for the October 19, 2017 meeting of the College’s Board of Trustees has been changed to the new Learning Resource Center on the Michael J. Grant Campus and is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m.

Office of Academic Affairs

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Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Paul M. Beaudin
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., M.S.Ed., Iona College; P.D., Ph.D., Fordham University

Dr. Lauren Tacke-Cushing
College Dean of Instruction (Assessment)
B.S., Castleton State College; M.A., Emerson College; M.B.A., Dowling College; Ed.D., Dowling College

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College Dean of Instruction (Educational Partnerships)

Jennifer Browne
College Associate Dean for Curriculum Development
B.S., Babson College; M.S., Long Island University: Palmer School of Library and
Information Science; J.D., Suffolk University Law School

Matthew J. Okerblom
College Assistant Dean for Curriculum Development
A.A., State University of New York: Suffolk County Community College; B.A., M.A.,
State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.S., Long Island University: Brentwood Campus

Deborah S. Wolfson
College Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
B.S., State University of New York at Buffalo; M.S., Adelphi University

Office of Continuing Education

Arlene Jackson
College Assistant Dean for Continuing Education
B.S., M.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook

English as a Second Language/Transitional Programs

Dr. June Ohrnberger
Director of ESL Programs, Professor of English as a Second Language
B.Ph., M.A., World University, San Juan, Puerto Rico; M.Ed., University of Hartford;
Ed.D., Columbia University: Teachers College

Faculty and Professional Advancement

Christopher Gherardi
Associate Dean of Faculty and Professional Advancement
B.A., Hofstra University; M.B.A., Long Island University

Center for Innovative Pedagogy

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College Director for the Center for Innovative Pedagogy

School of Nursing

Dr. Cheryl Shaffer
Associate Dean of Nursing and Health Career Programs
B.S., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania; M.S., Syracuse University; A.P.R.N., Pediatric
Nurse Practitioner and Adult Nurse Practitioner; Ph.D., Rutgers University

Special Programs and External Partnerships

Dr. Iaroslava Babenchuk
College Associate Dean for Special Programs and External Partnerships
M.A., Precarpathian University-Ukraine; M.A.M., Columbia College Chicago; Ed.D.,
National Louis University

Sustainability Programs

Nicholas Palumbo
Executive Director of Sustainability Programs
B.E., Villanova University; M.S., New York Institute of Technology

Melanie Morris
Assistant Director of Sustainability Programs
B.S., University of Arizona

Student Success

David Johnson
College Director of Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
B.A., State University of New York at Binghamton; M.S.W., Adelphi University

Scheri J. Stewart
College Assistant Director of Educational Opportunity Program (EOP)
B.S., State University of New York at Oneonta; M.S.W., State University of New York at Stony Brook; C.S.W.

Lorianne Lueders-Yanotti
Director of Student Support Services
B.S., State University of New York at Stony Brook; M.S.W., Adelphi University

Workforce Development, Community Partnerships, & STEM/CTE

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Senior Associate Vice President for Workforce Development, Community Partnerships, & STEM/CTE

John Lombardo
Associate Vice President for Economic Development
B.A., M.S.E, Dowling College

Dr. Fara Afshar
College Associate Dean for STEM/CTE
B.S., Weber State University; B.A., University of Utah; M.S., Long Island University; Ph.D., Nova Southeastern University