Student Life

Contact the Division of Student Affairs

We’re here to help our students succeed.






Office Location

Division of Student Affairs
Nexus Building, Room 303
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530

 Meet Our Staff

Ronald Sentwali Bakari, PhD
Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students
p – 516.877.3148
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Joseph P. DeGearoJoseph P. De Gearo
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
p – 516.877.3654
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Carol A. LucasCarol A. Lucas, PhD, LCSW
Interim Associate Dean 
p – 516.877.3154
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w – Student Counseling Center and Interfaith Center

Rosemary Garabedian
Director of Student Access Office
p – 516.877.3145
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w – Student Access Office

Nicole Gaudino, MS, AGNP-C
Interim Director of Health Services
p – 516.237.8652
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Guy SenequeGuy Seneque
Director of Residential Life and Housing
p – 516.877.3650
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w – Residential Life and Housing

Amanda WrightAmanda Wright
Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards
p – 516.877.3940 
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anna zinko headshotAnna Zinko
Director of the Center for Student Involvement
p – 516.877.3609
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Kathleen WatchornKathleen Watchorn
Coordinator of Programs and Projects
p – 516.877.3662
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Jean DeRosa
Executive Assistant
p – 516.877.3146
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For further information, please contact:

Division of Student Affairs
Nexus Building, Room 303
p – 516.877.3660
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