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Dean For Center for University Advising

Dean for Center for University Advising

Oppenheim

Marc Oppenheim
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The Dean of the Center for University Advising provides strategic leadership, program development, and administration of a comprehensive general advising center serving undergraduate and pre-professional students. The Dean is a member of the Division of Student Affairs leadership team and is committed to supporting student success, enhancing academic preparation, and cultivating among students the self-reflection and competencies that lead to personally and academically satisfying experiences. The Dean leads the department of 20 professional staff in three main areas: Student Outreach and Retention Initiatives, Undergraduate Academic Advising, and Student Athlete Advising. Partnering with faculty and academic departments to facilitate Hofstra's dual advising model, the Dean serves as a champion, advocate, role model, and mentor for Hofstra students.

The Dean also provides academic advising for students who are pursuing BS degrees in the Herbert School of Communications.

 

Academic Advisors

HOW TO MAKE AN ADVISING APPOINTMENT IN STUDENT SUCCESS CONNECT – CENTER FOR UNIVERSITY ADVISING

Click on the Student Success Connect app on the home page of the Hofstra Portal.

Select the current term at the top and click on the blue “Make an Appointment” button.

For type of appointment, select “Center for University Advising” from the drop-down menu.

Then select “Advising” and then click “Next”. Select “Center for University Advising” and then click “Next”.

Schedule your appointment by selecting an available date and time that works for you, and click “Next”.

When your appointment is scheduled, you will see a confirmation page with the details, and a confirmation email will be sent to your Pride account. SEE YOU AT THE CUA

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) and Health Team

Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) and Health Team

This team provides academic advising for students majoring in programs within the School of Health Professions and Human Services, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and School of Natural Sciences within the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.  They also advise students interested in pursuing medical school or graduate work in the allied health professions.

Miller

Ellen Miller,
Associate Dean
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Hickling

Matthew Hickling,
Senior Assistant Dean
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Grannum

Varinia Grannum,
Assistant Dean
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Monica Shauss

Monica Shauss,
Assistant Dean
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Gray

Ashley Gray,
Assistant Dean
(Pre-Health)
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Business and Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS) Team

Business and Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS) Team

This team provides academic advising for students majoring in programs within the Zarb School of Business, and some majors the Kalikow School for Government, Public Policy and International Studies (Economics, Global Studies, and Geography).

Binder

Bert Binder,
Associate Dean
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Nargentino

Marianne Nargentino,
Assistant Dean
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sandoval

Gina Sandoval,
Assistant Dean
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Fell

Lisa H. Fell
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Communications and Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS) Team

Communications and Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS) Team

This team provides academic advising for students pursuing

  • BA degrees within Herbert School of Communication
  • Majors within the School of Education
  • Majors in the Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs (Anthropology, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Religion, and Sociology)
  • Majors the School of Humanities, Fine and Performing Arts (Comparative Literature and Languages, English, Fine Arts, Design, Art History, Rhetoric, Romance Languages and Literatures, Writing Studies)
Bertsch

Christina Cacioppo Bertsch,
Associate Dean
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Lopez

Edili Lopez,
Assistant Dean
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Sloan-Montalvo

Kimberly Sloan-Montalvo,
Assistant Dean
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The Student-Athlete Advising Team

The Student-Athlete Advising Team

This team advises student-athletes in all majors.

McAndrew

Rachel Peel-McAndrew,
Associate Dean
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Performing Arts, and undecided students in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS)

This team provides academic advising for students majoring in the Performing Arts, and undecided students in the Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (HCLAS).

Boscarino

Jennifer Boscarino-Green,
Senior Associate Dean/Director
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etienne

Mary Etienne,
Associate Director
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Babinecz

Liz Babinecz,
Assistant Director
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