Student Life

Contact the Division of Student Affairs

We’re here to help our students succeed.






Office Location

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

 Meet Our Staff

Jeffrey A. KesslerJeffrey A. Kessler
Assistant Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs
p – 516.877.3660
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Della HudsonDella Hudson
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
p – 516.877.3661
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Joseph P. DeGearoJoseph P. De Gearo
Associate Dean of Student Affairs
p – 516.877.3654
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Wendy-BadalaWendy Badala
Director of International Student Services and Interfaith Center, PDSO/RO
p – 516.877.4990
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w – International Student Services

Jacqueline CartabukeJacqueline Johnston, ANP, Ph.D.(c)
Director of Health Services
p – 516.877.6000
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w – Health Services

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

Carol A. LucasCarol A. Lucas, Ph.D., LCSW
Director of Counseling and Support Services
p – 516.877.3154
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w – Student Counseling Center

Guy SenequeGuy Seneque
Director of Residential Life and Housing
p – 516.877.3650
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w – Residential Life and Housing

Tom WardTom Ward ’93
Executive Director for the Center For Career Development
p – 516.877.3131
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w –  Center for Career Development

Kathleen WatchornKathleen Watchorn
Coordinator of Programs and Projects
p – 516.877.3662
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Jean DeRosaJean 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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