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Queensborough Academy Adviser

Personal academic advisement is a key ingredient of the Queensborough Academies. You are assigned an Queensborough Academy Adviser who becomes your personal guide throughout your college career at Queensborough through program planning, selection of courses, understanding of degree requirements, and more. Your Queensborough Academy Adviser is your "go-to" person at the college.

Business Academy - (Businessacademy@qcc.cuny.edu)

Academy Lead Adviser Ms. Natalie Roopchand

College Office Assistant Ms. Carla McIntosh

Academy Advisers: Ms. Kendra Mason, Mr. Francis Magaldi, Ms. Crystal Moscat

Health Related Sciences Academy, - (Healthacademy@qcc.cuny.edu)

Academy Lead Adviser Ms. Gail Camille Patterson

College Office Assistant Ms. Margarita Rice

Academy Advisers: Mr. Arthur Abramov, Ms. Amanda Ammirati, Ms. Deborah Karlin, Ms. Sabera Saadullah

Liberal Arts Academy - (Liberalartsacademy@qcc.cuny.edu)

Academy Lead Adviser Ms. Sandra Sacrestano

College Office Assistant Ms. Emily Campbell

Academy Advisers: Ms. Adrienne Crosson, Ms. Patricia Beale, Ms. Mary Casatelli, Mr. Andre Coombs, Mr. Matthew Flood, Mr. Mark Tullio, Dr. Joan Greenhut, Mr. David Buckner

Part-time Academy Advisers: Ms. Kadiffa Brown , Ms. Ellen Faughnan, Ms. Haang Fung

Science, Technologies, Engineering & Mathematics - STEM Academy, - (STEMacademy@qcc.cuny.edu)

Academy Lead Adviser Mr. Scott Beltzer

College Office Assistant Ms. Jacqueline Pierre

Academy Advisers: Mr. Ryan Brannan, Ms. Edna Spencer, Ms. King Fung-Shelley

Visual And Performing Arts - V.A.P.A. Academy, - (VAPAacademy@qcc.cuny.edu)

Academy Lead Adviser Mr. William Duque

College Office Assistant Ms. Monica Segura

Academy Adviser: Ms. Lisa Murphy

Academy Advisement

Director of Academy Advisement
Mr. Frantz Alcindor

College Office Assistant to the Director
Ms. Lenny Sanchez

For preferred scheduling, visit your Academy Office now and make an appointment with an academic adviser. Walk-in advisement appointments are also available. Do not delay!

Students in College Discovery, ASAP, Services for Students with Disabilities, Veterans Affairs , International Students, and CSTEP are advised within those programs (see list above).

Business Academy Advisement Center A 405A x6376
Health Related Sciences Academy Advisement Center M 326 x5139
Liberal Arts Academy Advisement Center L 434 x6329
Science, Technologies, Engineering and Mathematics Academy
(STEM) Advisement Center
S 124 x5340
Visual and Performing Arts Academy (VAPA) Advisement Center H 337 x5190

Academic & Student Support Resources

College Opportunity to Prepare for Employment (C.O.P.E.)
L-432A - (718) 281-5174


Counseling
L-422 - (718) 631-6370


Military and Veterans Services
(Main Office), Library 421 - (718) 281-5767


Transfer Resource Center
Administration 214 - (718) 631 6670

Career Services
L-429 - (718) 631-6297


Services for Students with Disabilities
S-132 - (718) 631-6257


Single Stop Financial Services
L-432A - (718) 631- 6347

Resources for Tutoring and Help

Academic Computing Center
L-117 - (718)631-6624


Campus Writing Center (CWC)
L-118 - (718) 631-6663


Foreign Languages and Literature Lab
H-240/241 - (718) 281-5338


Nursing Resource Center
M-333 - 631-6086


Services for Students with Disabilities Lab
L-115 - (718) 281-5771

Academic Literacy Learning Center
H-237 - (718)281-5709

Academic Literacy Learning Center Computer Lab
H-239 - (718) 281-5070


College Discovery Tutorial Services
L-118 - (718) 631-5645


Mathematics Learning Center (MLC)
S-216 - (718) 281-5625


Student Learning Center
L-125 - (718) 631-6660

For Faculty

Each Academy will have at least one Faculty Coordinator (based upon student enrollment) who is the principal academic liaison, fulfilling a number of important roles. The Faculty Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to collaborate and communicate with Department Chairs, faculty, Student Affairs, Academy Advisers and students regarding High Impact Practices, faculty teaching/learning initiatives, academic advisement and course registration.

Academies Contact List

  • Dr. Kathleen E. Landy
    Director, CETL (Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning) | L 315 x5082

  • Dr. Andrea Salis
    Faculty Fellow for Academic Affairs, Assistant Professor, Health, Physical Education & Dance | L 316 x5146

  • Academic Program Manager for High Impact Practices
    Ms. Susan Madera  | L 316A x5289

  • Principal Investigator for the Academy Assessment Protocol
    Dr. Victor Fichera  | A 302 x6643

  • Learning Outcomes Assessment Manager
    Dr. Ian Beckford  | L 315 x2161




Faculty Coordinators

Business Academy
Ms. Linda Meltzer, Assistant Professor, Business | A 405 x5487
Ms. Kelly Ford, Assistant Professor, Business | A 405 x6245

Health Related Sciences Academy
Ms. Alexandra Tarasko, Professor, Nursing | M 322 x6085

Liberal Arts Academy
Dr. Rose-Marie Äikäs, Assistant Professor, Social Sciences | M 120 x5176
Dr. Maan (Jenny) Lin, Associate Professor, Foreign Languages & Literature | H 220 x5457
Dr. Amy Traver, Associate Professor, Social Sciences | M 121 x5319
Mr. David Rothman, Lecturer, Academic Literacy | H 324 x 5216

Science, Technologies, Engineering & Mathematics Academy (STEM)
Dr. Moni Chauhan, Associate Professor, Chemistry | S 443 x5573
Mr. Robert Kueper, Associate Professor, Engineering Technology | T 8 x5246

Visual and Performing Arts Academy (VAPA)
Mr. Arthur Adair, Assistant Professor, Speech Communication and Theatre Arts | H 125 x5637




High Impact Practices Coordinators

Academic Service Learning
Dr. Sharon Ellerton, Associate Professor, Biological Sciences and Geology | M 422 x6627

Collaborative Assignments and Projects
Dr. Kathleen Wentrack, Associate Professor, Art and Design | C 106 x5788
Ms. Alisa Cercone, Lecturer, English | H 428 x5209

Common Intellectual Experiences
Ms. Susan Madera, Academic Program Manager for High Impact Practices | L 316A x5289
Dr. Jean Murley, Associate Professor, English  | H 415 x6634

Diversity/Global Learning
Dr. Meg Tarafdar, Assistant Professor, English | H 428 x5311

Learning Communities
Dr. Aliza Atik, Assistant Professor, English  | H 423  x5367
Dr. Anthony Monahan, Assistant Professor, Health, Physical Education & Dance | RFK 216H x5762

Undergraduate Research
Dr. Maria Mercedes Franco, Associate Professor, Mathematics & Computer Science | S 250 x5456

Writing Intensive
Dr. Robert Becker, Professor, English | H 419 x5421
Dr. Johannes Burgers, Assistant Professor, English | H 455 x6010

WI Online
Dr. Jeffery Jankowski, Associate Professor, Social Sciences | M 124 x5719

Cultural Centers

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Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center and Archives

Using the lessons of the Holocaust to educate current and future generations about the ramifications of unbridled prejudice, racism and stereotyping.

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QPAC: Performing Arts Center

QPAC is an invaluable entertainment company in this region with a growing national reputation. The arts at QPAC continues to play a vital role in transforming lives and building stronger communities.

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QCC Art Gallery

The QCC Art Gallery of the City University of New York is a vital educational and cultural resource for Queensborough Community College, the Borough of Queens and the surrounding communities.