New Yorker, College Administrator, Student Affairs Professional, Social Networking Addict, Yankee Fan, Geek
I currently serve as Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students at SUNY Downstate Medical Center after having served as Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and in several positions, including Interim Dean of Students and Assistant Dean for Student Affairs at Purchase College, SUNY. A member of the Purchase College Class of 1996, I serve as President of the Purchase College Alumni Association. I received my Doctor of Education degree in Higher and Postsecondary Education from Teachers College, Columbia University in 2011. I received a Master of Education (1998) and Master of Arts (1997) in Higher Education Administration from Teachers College, Columbia University and my Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (1996) from Purchase. As an undergraduate, I had two significant internships. In 1994 I interned with CBS News - CBS This Morning (now the CBS Early Show) and was one of the first two interns to substitute for the evening Desk Assistant for CBS This Morning. I also interned (in 1993) for the promotions and news departments at WPLJ-FM. I am the first intern ever to be a part of "Scott and Todd in the Morning" where I was on the air twice. Prior to coming to Purchase, I also served as a Legislative Aide for the New York City Council. I also serve as a member of the NASPA Region II Advisory Board where I serve as Regional Historian. In addition, I serve as a member of the Teachers College Alumni Council.