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Welcome to the LaGuardia Community College Directory. This site provides contact information for the many services we provide our constituents at the college and in the communities we serve. Use "Search Key Services" to find a service by keyword or department name. To find a specific person's contact information click on "Find a Person" to access our phone directory."



Division of President's Office

President

Gail O. Mellow

Office: E-513
Phone : (718) 482-5050

  • President's Office
    Keywords: Oversees and performs a range of diverse administrative activities for the President and the Office of the President; serves as a central point of liaison with other departments and external constituencies in the resolution of a variety of day-to-day matters concerning the office.
    Contact: Jessica Mendoza, Executive Assistant
    Phone: 718-482-5050
    Location / Room #: E513
  • Labor and Legal
    Keywords: Reporting to the President the Labor & Legal Affairs Designee serves as Chief Legal Representative for the College in all legal matters; advises the President on policies and provides recommendations to the President, Provost, Deans, Chairpersons & Directors on all contractual labor matters.
    Contact: Jemma Robain-LaCaille, Labor Relations Director and Counsel for the President
    Phone: 718-482-5077
    Location / Room #: E512
  • Affirmative Action
    Keywords: The Office of Compliance & Diversity handles complaints and concerns of discrimination and sexual harassment. This office also ensures compliance with state, federal, and local equal employment and affirmative action laws and practices.
    Contact: Arlene Peterson, Affirmative Action Specialist, Compliance & Diversity Director
    Phone: 718-482-5088
    Location / Room #: E512

Division of Academic Affairs

Provost and Sr. Vice President

Dr. Paul Arcario

Office: M400
Phone : (718) 482-5401

Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning

Dr. Bret Eynon

Office: M400B
Phone : (718) 482-5405

Associate Dean for Program Development & Evaluation

Dr. Ann E. Feibel

Office: M412
Phone : (718) 482-5642

Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs

Dr. Howard Wach

Office: M413
Phone : (718) 482-5478

  • Provost's Office
    Keywords: Academic Affairs; Academic Programs; Outcomes Assessment; Periodic Program Reviews; Scholarship; Academic requirements & policies;
    Administrative Support: Christina Walsh; Elizabeth Mahowald; Bruce Hoffacker
    Phone: 718-482-5400
    Location / Room #: M400
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Contact: Dr. Bernard Polnariev, Administrative Executive Officer for Academic Affairs
    Phone: (718) 482-6196
    Location / Room #: M409
  • Natural Sciences Department
    Keywords: STEM; Environmental Science; Biology, Chemistry
    Contact: Dr. Burl Yearwood, Department Chairperson
    Administrative Support: Carli Sinclair, Indira Gargee Persaud, Maureen Miller
    Phone: 718-482-5755
    Location / Room #: M-202
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Health Sciences Department
    Keywords: Human Services: Gerontology; Human Services: Mental Health; School Food Service Mgmt; Food Service Management; Dietetic Technician; Emergency Medical Technician/ Paramedic; Physical Therapist Assistant; Occupational Therapy Assistant; Nursing; Practical Nursing; Radiologic Technology; Veterinary Technology
    Contact: Philip Gimber, Department Chairperson
    Administrative Support: Diane McKee-burke; Jazmine Freire; Yon Lee
    Phone: 718-482-5745
    Location / Room #: E-300
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Mathematics, Engineering, & Computer Science Department
    Keywords: Basic Skills-Math; STEM; Civil Engineering; Electrical Engineering Science; Mechanical Engineering; Programming and Systems; Computer Operations; Computer Operation: Network Admin & Security Option; Computer Science; Computer Technology; Programming & Systems
    Contact: Abderrazak Belkharraz, Department Chairperson
    Administrative Support: Anthony Pappas; Maria Depena
    Phone: 718-482-5412
    Location / Room #: E-235
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Social Science Department
    Keywords: Criminal Justice; Psychology, Anthropology; Political Science; History; Sociology; Economics
    Contact: Lorraine I. Cohen, Department Chairperson
    Administrative Support: Aileen Solima
    Phone: 718-482-5789
    Location / Room #: C-459
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Education & Language Acquisition Department
    Keywords: Education Associate: Bilingual Child
    Education: Childhood; Education: Secondary; Modern Languages; ESL [English as a Second Language]; Spanish-English Translation
    Contact: Arthur C. Lau
    Administrative Support: Carmenza Arredondo; Marcia Perrotte
    Phone: 718- 482-5626
    Location / Room #: B-234
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Humanities Department
    Keywords: Commercial Photography; Commercial Photography: Fine Arts Option; Commercial Photography; Communication Studies; Fine Arts; Fine Arts: Design Studies Option; Music Recording Technology; New Media Technology; Digital Media Arts; Philosophy; Theater/ Performing Arts; Industrial Design
    Contact: Professor Michael Rodriguez, Department Chairperson
    Administrative Support: Janet M. Slattery; Marie Jule; Seurette Bazelais
    Phone: 718- 482-5903
    Location / Room #: C-745
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Business & Technology Department
    Keywords: Accounting; Business Administration; Business Administration: Aviation Management Option; Business Management; Business Management: Entrepreneurship and Small Business Option; Business Management: International Business Option; Paralegal Studies; Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management; Word Processing Specialist
    Contact: Professor Michael Napolitano, Department Chairperson
    Administrative Support: Magalie Lopez; Yuslendy Zorrilla
    Phone: 718- 482-5617
    Location / Room #: B-327
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • English Department
    Keywords: Writing (Composition) Program; Writing & Literature; Creative Writing; Journalism Option
    Contact: Dr. Gordon Tapper, Department Chairperson
    Administrative Support: Lenore McShane; Linda Dong; Sylwia Niczewska
    Phone: 718- 482-5669
    Location / Room #: E-103
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Library Department
    Keywords: Library Media Resources; eBooks; electronic reserves; iPad/ laptop loan; request a book /article; 3-D printing; research information
    Contact: Professor Jane Devine, Chief Librarian
    Administrative Support: Silvia Lu
    Phone: 718- 482-5412
    Location / Room #: B-327
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • College Now Department
    Keywords: College Now; High School partners
    Contact: Mrs. Carolyn Stanchina, College Now Director
    Administrative Support: Jacqueline Liriano
    Phone: 718- 482-5418
    Location / Room #: E-115
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Early College Department
    Keywords: Early College; High School partners; Energy Tech High School
    Contact: Mrs. Shivani Subryan, Ms. Tyleah Castillo: Early College liaisons
    Administrative Support: Jacqueline Liriano
    Phone: 718- 482-5490
    Location / Room #: E-115
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Liberal Arts Department
    Keywords: Program Development and Evaluation; Curriculum; Liberal Arts; Pathways; Study Abroad / International Education; Experiential Learning; Learning Communities; Early College; Middle College; International High School; College Now; Libert Partnership; Articulation agreements
    Contact: Dr. Ann E. Feibel, Associate Dean, | Mrs. Marsha Oropeza
    Administrative Support: Michelle Smalls
    Phone: 718- 482-5642
    Location / Room #: M-412
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • LaGuardia Performing Arts Center
    Keywords: LPAC - LaGuardia Performing Arts Center; Theater
    Contact: Steven Hitt, Theater Director
    Administrative Support: TBD
    Phone: 718- 482-5154
    Location / Room #: E-241
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Center for Teaching & Learning
    Keywords: The Art of Advising: Learning & Implementing Holistic Advisement Skills; New to College! Building First Year Success; Strengthening Core Learning: Competencies, Integration, and Student Success; Faculty Scholars Publication Workshop; Cultivating and Expanding Hybrid/Online Teaching and Learning ; Connected Learning: ePortfolio and Integrative Pedagogy.
    The ePortfolio/Assessment Mini-Grant Program Carnegie Seminar on Teaching & Learning; Making Digital Learning Count: Expanding Online/Hybrid Education in Mathematics; Community 2.0: Teaching and Learning Networks; New Faculty Colloquium; Connect to Learning: ePortfolio, Engagement and Student Success; Making Transfer Connections: ePortfolio and Student Success Across CUNY; In Transit: The LaGuardia Journal on Teaching and Learning
    Contact: Howard Wach, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
    Administrative Support: Aarkieva Smith
    Phone: 718- 482-5478
    Location / Room #: M-413
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • LaGuardia & Wagner Archives
    Keywords: Archives; Archives' Multi-Media; Collections; Photograph Reproduction
    Contact: Richard K. Lieberman, LaGuardia & Wagner Archives Director
    Administrative Support: Eduvina Estrella
    Phone: 718-482-5065
    Location / Room #: E-238
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Academic Supplemental Support-1st Year Programs
    Keywords: USIP - University Summer Immersion Program; Immersion and summer bridge programs; First Year Institute; Academic Supplemental Support; Developmental course offerings; Second Chance Program; Orientation program; Prep Workshops
    Contact: Mr. Vincent Bruno, Director of the First-Year Institute
    Administrative Support: Elizabeth Mahowald
    Phone: 718- 482-5395
    Location / Room #: M-400
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5

Division of Student Affairs

Vice President

Michael A. Baston

Office: C317F
Phone : (718) 482-5290

Assistant Dean for Enrollment Management Services

Reine Sarmiento

Office: C317B
Phone : (718) 482-5292

Assistant Dean for Advising, Records and Registration

Porter Brannon

Office: C317
Phone : (718) 482-5148

Assistant Dean for Student Development/Campus Life

Vacant

  • Accelerated Study in Associate Programs - ASAP
    Keywords: Academic Advisement, Career Counseling, Co-Curricular and Social Enrichment Activities
    Contact: Caroline Mendez, Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 718-482-5921
    Location / Room #: B-235
    Office Hours: M-Th 9-5
  • Admissions
    Keywords: Undergraduate Freshman Application, Undergraduate Transfer Applications, Transfer Credit Evaluation, Non- Degree Application, Direct Admit, Recruitment
    Phone: 718- 482-7206
    Email: admissions@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: C-102
    Office Hours: M & Th 9-7 | T & W 9-5 | F,S,Su Closed
  • Advisement
    Keywords: Explore major options, Complete the admissions process, Select introductory and advanced courses, Connect you with campus support services, Prepare an educational and career plan
    Phone: 718-482-6070
    Email: adviseme@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: B-102
    Office Hours: M & Th 9-7 | T & W 9-5 | F 9-3 |S Closed
  • Aquatic Center
    Keywords: Lap Swim, Open Swim, Swim lessons
    Contact: Dragos Coca, Swim Instructor
    Phone: 718-482-5038
    Location / Room #: E-148
    Office Hours: Lap Swim
    M-F 7:30-10:15 | S 2:15-3:15 | Su 2:15-3:30
    Open Swim
    M-F 1-3 | S 3:15-6
  • Athletic & Recreation
    Keywords: Intercollegiate Athletics Men's and Women's Basketball, Fitness, Recreation, Aquatics, Athlete Eligibility, Open Recreational Play, Intramural Sports, Basketball Skills Academy, Open Swimming, Swim courses
    Contact: Brian Goldstein, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5047
    Location / Room #: MB-42
    Office Hours: M,Th 8-5 | W,Th 9-8 | Sa Closed
  • Campus Life
    Keywords: Student activities and clubs, New Student Orientations, Co-Curricular Programming, Graduation ceremony, SGA Student Elections, Web Radio, Clubs
    Phone: 718-482-5190
    Email: campuslife@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: M-115
    Office Hours: M,T 9-5 | W,Th 9-8 | F 9-5
  • Career Services
    Keywords: Student activities and clubs, New Student Orientations, Co-Curricular Programming, Graduation ceremony, SGA Student Elections, Web Radio, Clubs
    Phone: 718-482-5235
    Location / Room #: B-114
    Office Hours: M,Th 9:30-4:30 | F 9:30-4:30 Self Service
  • College Discovery
    Keywords: Academic Advisement, Counseling, New Student Seminars, Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction, Financial aid
    Contact: Kyoko Toyama
    Phone: 718-482-5270
    Location / Room #: B-236
    Office Hours: M,Th 9-5 | F 9-3
  • COPE
    Keywords: Academic and personal counseling, Assistance with registration, course planning and scheduling, Assistance with accessing appropriate childcare and transportation needs, Meeting workfare requirements and preparing for HRA appointments, Math and English Tutoring, Job preparation and job placement, Information mailings and seminars
    Contact: Najivie MunizCase Manager
    Phone: 718-482-5479
    Location / Room #: MB-13
    Office Hours: M-Th 9-5 | F 9-3
  • Crisis and Personal Guidance Services
    Keywords: Confidential short-term individual, weekly, personal wellness and counseling sessions, Intakes and referral services, Crisis Intervention support, Workshops for Stress management, depression, other emotional issues, faculty and staff outreach and education
    Phone: 718-482-5471
    Email: cpgs@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: C249
    Office Hours: M-Th 9-8 | F 9-5
  • Early Childhood Learning Center
    Keywords: Infant Toddler Program, Preschool Program, Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) program, Thera Care, Extended Day Program, Saturday Program, Summer Camp, Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) site
    Phone: 718-482-5295
    Location / Room #: MB09
    Office Hours: M,Th 7:45 - 8pm | T, W, F 7:45 - 6 | Sa (L103) 9-3
  • Enrollment Services Center
    Keywords: Registrar & Records, Student Financial Services, Single Stop, FAFSA Application, PELL/TAP Applications, Scholarship Applications, Book Advances, Veteran Benefit Certifications
    Phone: 718-482-5242
    Location / Room #: C107
    Office Hours: M,Th 9-7 | T,W 9-5 | F 10-3
    The ESC will close at 5:00 p.m. on days in which there are no classes
  • Fitness Center
    Keywords: Group Fitness, Strength Training, Cardio Fitness, Personal Training, Dance Workshops
    Contact: Chris Singh
    Phone: 718-482-5042
    Location / Room #: M Basement - GYM
    Office Hours: M-F 8-8:30 | Sa 9-4:30
  • Health Services Center
    Keywords: Immunization Clinics, Health Risk Behaviors, Violence and Crimes, Sexual Life/HELPS, Health Care Counseling, Nutrition and Fitness, Family Health, Mental Health, Smoke Cessation, Emergency Medical Care, Insurance Enrollment, HIV/STD Testing, Medical leave of Absence
    Contact: Charisse Ginn
    Phone: 718-482-5280
    Location / Room #: MB40
    Office Hours: M-F 9:8
  • International Student Services
    Keywords: Maintain F-1 visa status, Ensure legal compliance of F-1 visa status, Career opportunities, Academic Advising
    Contact: Paula Ramirez, Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 718-482-5145
    Email: fsninformation@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: B117
    Office Hours: M, T, Th 9-5 | W 9-7:45
  • Office of Students with Disabilities
    Keywords: Academic, Career and Personal Counseling, Priority Registration, Academic Advisement, Assistive Technology, Tutoring, Proctoring of Exams
    Contact: Clara Roca, Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 718-482-5279
    Location / Room #: M102
    Office Hours: M-Th 9-8 | F 9-5 (Except Summer)
  • Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs
    Keywords: Vice President for Student Affairs, Dean of Enrollment Services, Dean of Advisement Records and Registration, Deputy to the Vice President, Adjudicator, Student Ombuds Officer.
    Contact: Aaron Maldonado, Deputy to the Vice President
    Phone: 718-482-5180
    Location / Room #: C317
    Office Hours: M-Th 9-6 | F 9-5
  • SGA Study Hall
    Keywords: One-on-one tutoring, Group tutoring sessions, Study skills workshops
    Phone: 718-482-6064
    Email: hall@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: M159
    Office Hours: M-Th 9-7:45
  • Student Financial Services
    Keywords: FAFSA Application, PELL/TAP Applications, Scholarship Applications, Book Advances, Veteran Benefit Certifications, Financial Aid, Financial Services
    Phone: 718-482-5242
    Email: StudentFinancialServices@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: C107
    Office Hours: M,Th 9-7 | T,W 9-5 | F 10-3
  • Student Government
    Keywords: To serve as the primary voice and representative of the student body
    To increase student interest and participation in educational, social, and cultural affairs at the college
    To promote academic freedom, student rights, and general student welfare
    To inform itself on college programs and operations that impact student success
    Contact: Allen Scribner
    Phone: 718-482-5297
    Location / Room #: M160
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5
  • Student Information Center-Welcome Center
    Keywords: Quick in-person service, Direct assistance with referrals to the appropriate offices for registration, advisement, financial aid and the admission process information, Logging into and using important web services like student V.I.P page CUNYfirst, CUNY Portal and Student Degree Audit
    Contact: Loretta Capuano
    Phone: 718-482-5935
    Email: callcenter@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: M-Lobby
    Office Hours: M-Th 9-7
  • Testing Office
    Keywords: Placement testing, CATW, Ability to Benefit Testing, Compass Math and Reading, Relabeling of ESL placement following initial test
    Contact: Elsy Lopez
    Phone: 718-482-5146
    Email: testing@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: C460
    Office Hours: M,Th 9-7 | T,W 9-5
  • Registrar
    Keywords: Verify residency, Post grade, Develop course schedule, Process change of grades, Process transcript requests, Provide enrollment verifications
    Phone: 718-482-5085
    Location / Room #: C-107
    Office Hours: M,Th 9-7 | T,W 9-5 | F 9-3

Division of Administration



Vice President

Shahir Erfan

Office: E-409
Phone : 718-482-5501

Executive Director of Human Resources

Diane Darcy

Office: E-408
Phone : 718-482-5502

Executive Director of Facilities Management and Planning

Kenneth Campanelli

Office: E-409
Phone : 718-482-5502

Executive Director of Finance and Business Affairs

Thomas Hladek

Office: E-413
Phone : 718-482-5510

  • Administrative and Support Services
    Keywords: Records Management, telephone services, mail and messenger services, receiving and car services, E-stockroom, property management, custodial services, and print shop.
    Contact: Diane Colon , Director
    Phone: 718-482-5506
    Location / Room #: MB26
  • Building Operations
    Keywords: Service, maintenance & repair of existing building systems, heating, cooling, ventilation & life safety systems.
    Contact: Yury Fastovsky, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5582
    Location / Room #: MB79
  • Facilities, Design, and Construction
    Keywords: Space, office and classroom design.
    Contact: Thomas Gaimaro, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5576
    Location / Room #: C350F
  • Public Safety
    Keywords: Public safety, keys, Id office and fire safety.
    Contact: James Grantham, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5559
    Location / Room #: M145
  • Environmental Health & Safety
    Keywords: OSHA Training, environmental compliance, hazard waste management, fire and lab safety, and asbestos inspections.
    Contact: Peter Jayasekara, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5507
    Location / Room #: E409B
  • Facilities Planning
    Keywords: Facilities planning and engineering.
    Contact: Richard Ka-Shain Ng, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5572
    Location / Room #: C350B
  • Auxiliary Services and Sustainability
    Keywords: Contract Services, Dining Services, Vending, Book Store, Parking Services and ATM, MBJ.
    Contact: Anthony Lugo, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5503
    Location / Room #: E409D
  • Bursar
    Keywords: Tuition and Fees, Payment Options, Payment Plan, Refunds, Payment and Collections.
    Contact: Tony Abreu, Student Financials Director
    Phone: 718-482-5524
    Location / Room #: C-110
  • Business Office
    Keywords: Budget, Payroll, Accounting, Accounts Payable, Purchasing and Bursar operations.
    Contact: Giaman (Carmen) Luong, Business Office
    Phone: 718-482-5511
    Location / Room #: E-413
    Office Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Accounting & Accounts Payable
    Keywords: Accounts Payable, Auxiliary Enterprises, Education Fund, LaGuardia CC Foundation, Eary Childhood Learning Center, College Association, Tuition & Fee Revenue Accounting.
    Contact: Nancy Martinez-Palma, Finance Controller
    Phone: 718-482-5541
    Location / Room #: E-413 F
    Office Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Payroll
    Keywords: Payroll Operations and Payroll Management System.
    Contact: David Houlihan, Payroll Manager
    Phone: 718-482-5518
    Location / Room #: E-402
    Office Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Purchasing
    Keywords: Procurement, Contracts, RFPs, Vendors, Purchasing, ICAs, ITBs.
    Contact: Mitchell R Henderson, Director/Procurement and Contracts
    Phone: 718-482-5534
    Location / Room #: E-405G
    Office Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Keywords: Procurement, Contracts, RFPs, Vendors, ICAs.
    Contact: Tawanikka Smith, Purchasing Agent III
    Phone: 718-482-5590
    Location / Room #: E-405F
    Office Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Budget
    Keywords: Tax Levy budget, operating expenditures, allocations, budget modifications, financial plan, financial statements and all-funds reporting.
    Contact: Minely Ulloa-Rodriguez, Budget Manager
    Phone: 718-482-5538
    Location / Room #: E413G
    Office Hours: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Human Resources
    Keywords: Benefits and Professional Development.
    Contact: Nila Bhaumik, Deputy Director
    Phone: 718-482-5082
    Location / Room #: E-408
  • Keywords: Full time faculty and adjuncts.
    Contact: Linda Harris, Associate Director of Faculty and Staff
    Phone: 718-482-5087
    Location / Room #: E-408
  • Keywords: Classified staff and recruitment.
    Contact: Claudette Gray, Associate Director for Recruitment and Staff Relations
    Phone: 718-482-5062
    Location / Room #: E-407
  • Bookstore
    Keywords: Textbooks, course materials, supplies, and school spirit merchandise.
    Contact: Marc Adelson, Manager
    Phone: 718-482-5579
    Email: bkslagcc@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: MB05
  • Dining Services
    Keywords: Food, cafeteria, catering, healthy choices, snacks, and beverages.
    Contact: Ely Santiago, Manager
    Phone: 718-482-5578
    Email: mbjfoodservice@aol.com
    Location / Room #: M164

Division of Adult Continuing Education - ACE

Vice President

Jane E. Schulman

Office: C227D
Phone : (718) 482-5301

Associate Dean - PreCollege Programs

Jane MacKillop

Office: C227B
Phone : (718) 482-5302

Associate Dean - Administration

Shannon Bryant

Office: C227E
Phone : (718) 482-5092

Associate Dean - Workforce Development

Francesca Fiore

Office: C227F
Phone : (718) 482-5332

  • 10,000 Small Businesses
    Keywords: The Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program at LaGuardia Community College is designed for business owners with limited resources who have a business poised for growth.
    Contact: Mary Jane Escobar-Collins, Director of Operations
    Phone: 718-730-7401
    Location / Room #: C-911
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
    Contact: Paisley Demby, Business Services Director
    Phone: 718-730-7402
    Location / Room #: C-911
    Office Hours: M-F, 9-5
  • Adult Basic Skills
    Keywords: The Adult Basis Skills department provides intermediate level Adult Basic Education (ABE) and high intermediate High School Equivalency (HSE) preparation courses for adults over the age of 19 and without a secondary school diploma. Courses are available in both English and in Spanish.
    Contact: John Hunt, Executive Director
    Phone: 718-482-5926
    Location / Room #: C-400
    Office Hours: MTWTh 10:30-6:30
    Service Area: HSE Testing Center
    Keywords: The Adult Basic Skills department is an official New York State high school equivalency (HSE) testing center for adult candidates over the age of 19 wanting to sit for the McGraw Hill Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC).
    Contact: Rossana Zúñiga, Coordinator
    Phone: 718-730-7402
    Location / Room #: C-400
    Office Hours: M T W Th, 10:30-6:30
  • Information Technology - ACE
    Keywords: Application development/maintenance and computer lab support for Grant Funded and Fee-Based programs
    Contact: John Lagamijis, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5142
    Location / Room #: C-916
  • Career and Professional Programs (CAPP)
    Keywords: Application development/maintenance and computer lab support for Grant Funded and Fee-Based programs
    Contact: Chandana Mahadeswaraswamy, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5481
    Email: aceprofessional@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: M-143H
    Office Hours: M-Th 10:00am- 6:15pm | F 8:30-3:30pm | SAT 8:30-4:30pm
  • Center for Contract Training (CCT)
    Keywords: Center for Contract Training develops customized educational programs in a variety of fields for businesses, non-profits, community groups and other organizations. Programs range from ESL classes for post-doctoral fellows at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital to credit-bearing security courses for Transportation Security Officers at Kennedy and LaGuardia Airports.
    Contact: Sameera Younus-Khan, Coordinator
    Phone: 718-482-5330
    Email: cce@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: M-143
    Office Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm
  • College and Career Pathways Professional Development Institute (CCPI)
    Keywords: CCPI provides adult and developmental educators with the tools and techniques to increase student success and strengthen college and career readiness programs. The Institute offers professional development workshops and technical assistance to on-campus and off-campus professionals.
    Contact: Shirley Baez, Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 718-482-5387
    Location / Room #: C-404
    Office Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Career Development Center (CDC)
    Keywords: The Career Development Center provides career counseling, job readiness and employment services to students in ACE academic and training programs.
    Contact: Beth Lord ,Director
    Phone: 718-730-7335
    Location / Room #: C-225
    Office Hours: M-F 9:00am-5:00pm | occasional evenings
  • Center for Immigrant Education and Training (CIET)
    Keywords: ESOL Training, CIET provides grant-funded English and civics, immigrant family literacy, parent leadership, and integrated ESOL workforce programs for adult English language learners. CIET’s mission is to address the literacy and workforce development needs of low-income immigrant adults and their families through comprehensive programs and services designed to advance students' civic engagement, educational achievements, and economic self-sufficiency.
    Service Area: ESOL Training
    Contact: Hillary Gardner, Acting Director, CIET
    Phone: 718-482-5460
    Location / Room #: C-239 East
    Office Hours: M T W Th, 10:30-6:30
  • Career Ladders in Allied Health (CLAH)
    Keywords: Provide healthcare related training courses and programs that lead to industry recognized credentials that are necessary for the career advancement of prospective and/or incumbent healthcare workers.
    Contact: Michele Stewart, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5238
    Location / Room #: C-231
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5 | Summer M-Th 8:30 - 6:30
  • College Prep Program
    Keywords: The College Prep Program provides information and advice to prospective students about how college studies can help them meet their personal and professional goals.
    Contact: Marian Blaber, Executive Director
    Phone: 718-482-5966
    Location / Room #: C-223
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5
  • Community Health Worker Training
    Keywords: Program provides comprehensive training, which covers the 8 national recognized core competencies to become Community Health Workers (CHWs). The training consists of 3 college level courses: Foundations for the CHW, Health & Wellness, and Public Health.
    Contact: John Garcia, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5394
    Location / Room #: C-223C
  • CUNY Career PATH
    Keywords: ACE - Workforce/Healthcare Training, The CUNY Career PATH program at LaGuardia, funded through the USDOL, offers training, case management and career development services to unemployed individuals looking to work in the healthcare field.
    Contact: Sarina Gamez, Case Manager/Career Counselor
    Phone: 718-482-5449
    Location / Room #: C-225L
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5
  • CUNY Fatherhood Academy
    Keywords: The CUNY Fatherhood Academy serves fathers between the ages of 18-24. Our goals are to assist young fathers in becoming better parents, furthering their education, and obtaining gainful employment in order to support themselves and their families.
    Contact: Raheem Brooks, Coordinator
    Phone: 718-730-7337
    Location / Room #: C-225
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5
  • CUNY Language Immersion Program (CLIP)
    Keywords: The CUNY English Language Immersion Program is for students who have been admitted to a City Univesity of New York (CUNY) college, but who need more English before taking college courses. College Prep.
    Contact: Marian Blaber, Executive Director
    Phone: 718-482-5966
    Location / Room #: C-223
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5
  • CUNY Start Program
    Keywords: CUNY Start is an intensive 18-week program that offers both part time and full time classes in academic reading, writing and math for new, incoming students who have not passed 2 or more of the CUNY placement/assessment exams. The CUNY Start program, which costs only $75 including books, allows students to save financial aid for credit courses and offers academic advisement.
    Contact: Deema Bayrakdar, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5137
    Email: cunystart@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: MB-08
    Office Hours: M-F 9-6
  • Encore College
    Keywords: Support program for older workers to remain or return to the workforce.
    Contact: John Garcia, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5394
    Location / Room #: C-223C
  • Grants Office
    Keywords: The Grants Office provides pre-award services (e.g., researching and publicizing funding opportunities, collaborating on proposals and budgets) and post-award services (e.g., managing budgets, purchasing, and HR functions for RF employees).
    Contact: Vacant
    Phone: 718-482-5070
    Location / Room #: C-223
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5pm
  • NYDesigns
    Keywords: Green Jobs for unemployed individuals, Design and Tech Businesses, Support program for older workers to remain or return to the workforce.
    Service Area: Design and Tech Businesses
    Contact: Natalia Argüello, Director
    Phone: 718-663-8402
    Location / Room #: C-760
    Office Hours: M-F 8:30-6:00
    Keywords: The Green Jobs Training Program prepares unemployed individuals for careers in Waste Management, Green Cleaning, and green Building Operations and Maintenance. The program also offers job readiness training and job placement services.
    Service Area: Green Jobs for unemployed individuals
    Contact: John Harris, Senior Sustainability Coordinator
    Phone: 718-663-8411
    Location / Room #: C-760
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5
  • Pre-College Academic Programming (PCAP)
    Keywords: Bridge to College, Adult Education, NYBEST Job Training, PCAP provides career-focused educational programs for adult students to develop the basic and professional skills needed to advance on their career pathway. Offerings include High School Equivalency, Bridge to College and Careers and Vocational trainings designed for adults.
    Contact: Amy Dalsimer, Executive Director
    Phone: 718-482-5085
    Email: pcap@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: C-400
    Office Hours: MF 9am-5pm
  • Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
    Keywords: Our mission is to assist businesses located in Queens to market their goods and services to the Federal, State, and local governments. We strive to simplify the steps necessary to successfully sell to the government. The center offers procurement technical assistance and training workshops to meet the needs of any size business, including Minority Owned Small Business, Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business/Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB/VOSB) and Women Owned Small Businesses throughout the Queens region.
    Contact: Edgard Hernandez, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5289
    Location / Room #: B-309
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5
  • Program for Deaf Adults (PDA)
    Keywords: Program for Deaf Adults is the largest, most comprehensive, post-secondary program for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing students in the New York City area offering ADA accommodations and support services for credit students; Continuing Education classes in Adult Basic Ed and High School Equivelency, and American Sign Language, and the ASL-English Interpretation Program.
    Contact: Robert Hills, Acting Director
    Phone: 718-482-5324
    Email: pda@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: C-203
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5
  • Small Business Development Center
    Keywords: Start-up and small business technical assistance, The vision of the SBDC is to create economic sustainability for all New Yorkers – one business at a time. The mission is to provide professional business advisement, entrepreneurial education, network resources and to advocate for small business and entrepreneurs. The services are at no charge to new and existing businesses. The centers ensure that small businesses are prepared for start-up, growth and/or expansion. SBDC services include: Business Plan Development, One-on-One Counseling, Business Acquisition and Sales, Loan Packaging/Financing Assistance, Veterans Services and Assistance Program, MWBE Procurement Assistance Services and International Trade and Exporting. Multilingual Support, including Spanish and Chinese.
    Contact: Rosa A. Figueroa, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5262
    Email: sbdc@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: BA 02
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5
  • TAXI and FHV Institute
    Keywords: We offer programs for Taxi and FHV Drivers licensed by the NYC Taxi and Limousine Commission. We provide training and information concerning all aspects of professional driving from acquiring to maintaining a license.
    Contact: Andrew Vollo, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5333
    Location / Room #: M-143
    Office Hours: M-F 8:30-6:30
  • The English Language Center (TELC)
    Keywords: TELC is the largest English language program in New York City offering ESL classes in the morning, afternoon, evening and Saturdays to beginning to advanced levels of students. The intensive ESL programs meet USA government requirements for issuance of I-20s for student visas.
    Contact: Victoria Badalamenti, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5363
    Email: english@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: C-354
    Office Hours: M-Th 9-7 | F 9-5 | Sat 9-2
  • The New York City Welcome Back Center
    Keywords: The NYCWBC provides career pathways advisement and referrals to internationally-trained nurses, physicians, and mental health professionals. Working with the national Welcome Back Initiative, its mission is to: guide clients through the NY State re-credentialing process, provide career counseling towards alternative pathways in healthcare, review job-readiness skills, and make referrals to appropriate English language, test preparation, professional advisement and job placement services, both on campus and through external partners.
    Service Area: Acting Director, NYCWBC
    Contact: Hillary Gardner, Acting Director, CIET
    Phone: 718-482-5460
    Location / Room #: C-239 East
    Office Hours: M T W Th, 10:30-6:30
  • Veterans Services Office (ACE)
    Service Area: Veterans Upward Bound
    Keywords: Free /HSE classes for veterans,Veterans Upward Bound.
    Contact: Vicki Bello, Program Coordinator
    Phone: 718-482-5231
    Location / Room #: C-371
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5:30
    Service Area: Career Ladders for Veterans-Telecommunications Training
    Keywords: Become a certified technician in the network cabling industry. Program consists of 3 courses which lead to entry level certifications in Telecommunications Technologies, Networking Cabling Specialist Fiber and copper based systems. Free for qualifying veterans.
    Contact: Vicki Bello, Program Coordinator
    Phone: 718-482-5386
    Location / Room #: C-371
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5:30
  • Willets Point Worker Assistance Program
    Keywords: Career Ladders for Veterans-Telecommunications Training, The program provides ESL instruction and job placement assistance to the workers in Willets Point who will be dislocated due to redevelopment in the area.
    Contact: Linda Barlow, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5337
    Location / Room #: M-141
  • Workforce Education Center
    Service Area: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP)
    Keywords: SYEP, The Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 24 with paid summer employment for up to six weeks in July and August.
    Contact: Adjoa Gzifa, Director
    Phone: 718-609-2132
    Email: syep@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: C-314
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5

    Service Area: GED/HSE
    Keywords: The Pathways to Graduation Program provides high school equivalency preparation services to students between the ages of 17 and 20 1/2.
    Contact: Winifred Miller, Coordinator
    Phone: 718-482-5340
    Location / Room #: C-314
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5
    Service Area: Justice Community Program
    Keywords: The LaGuardia Justice Community Programs are a part of the New York City Young Men's Initiative and are funded by the Center for Economic Opportunity and the NYC Department of Probation. We work with young men and women with or without criminal court involvement and provide them with access to the tools necessary for effectively serving their community, particularly by way of community benefit projects. Many of our participants reside or associate themselves in high-risk neighborhoods and have been directly involved in criminal activities, arrested, or put on Probation within the last 12-months.
    Contact: Nakita Vanstory, Coordinator
    Phone: 718-725-3324 or 718-725-3304
    Location: SUNY Queens EOC
    158-29 Archer Ave.
    Jamaica, NY 11433
    Office Hours: M-F 9-5

Division of Information Technology

Vice President

Henry Saltiel

Office: E-517
Phone : 718-482-6120

Associate Dean

Bradford Orcutt

Office: E-506
Phone : 719-482-6122

  • Institutional Research & Assessment
    Keywords: Aggregate student based data analysis, dashboards, surveys, focus groups, qualitative / quantitative, consultation.
    Contact: Nathan Dickmeyer, Director
    Phone: 718-482-6130
    Email: IRA@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: E Building - E-517
  • Information Systems
    Keywords: Transaction systems management, application development, web services, enterprise systems reporting, website, application, mobile development & maintainance, design, reporting, consultation.
    Contact: William Lindner, Director
    Phone: 718-482-6138
    Email: IS@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: M Building - M311
  • Contact: Teresa Saljanin, Web Services Manager
    Phone: 718-482-6106
    Email: Itwebteam@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: M Building - M311
  • Instructional Services & Media Distribution
    Keywords: Support of SmartClassroom, Computer Classrooms, and Computer Study Halls. Blackboard Support, Technical Support for Faculty and Students, Computer Training Center, FREE Computer Training For Students, Faculty & Staff
    Contact: Theresia Litvay-Sardou, Director
    Phone: 718-482-6123
    Email: ISMD@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: E Building - E506
  • Contact: Melina Vargas, Blackboard Administrator
    Phone: 718-482-6121
    Email: BlackBoardSupport@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: B Building - B127
  • Contact: Jetmir Troshani, Training Coordinator
    Phone: 718-482-6198
    Email: ISMD@lagcc.cuny.edu
    Location / Room #: B Building - B333B
  • Network Administration
    Keywords: Computer acquisitions, installation, support, Faculty/Staff IT Help Desk, server, storage, networks.
    Contact: Billy Lau, Director
    Phone: 718-482-6129
    Location / Room #: M Building - M416
  • Information Technology - ACE
    Keywords: Application development/maintenance and computer lab support for Grant Funded and Fee-Based programs
    Contact: John Lagamijis, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5142
    Location / Room #: C-916

Division of Institutional Advancement

Vice President

Susan Lyddon

Office: E508B
Phone : (718) 482-5061

  • Marketing & Communications
    Keywords: Strategic marketing and communications; Identity; Print and online communications, Community Relations, Media, Branding, Design, Video, Photography, Public Relations and Web Development
    Contact: Charles A. Elias, Director
    Phone: 718-482-5052
    Location / Room #: E509
  • Development
    Keywords: Alumni Relations, Donor Relations, Fundraising, Corporate Sponsorships, Scholarships, LaGuardia CC Foundation, Contributions, Bequest, Planned Giving, Board of Directors.
    Contact: Carl Ferrero, Executive Director
    Phone: 718-482-5028
    Location / Room #: E508
    Contact: Elyse Newman, Acting Director
    Phone: 718-482-5054
    Location / Room #: E511
  • College and Community Relations
    Keywords: College events, Events Planning, Location, Community Relations, Space Rentals
    Contact: Eneida Rivas, Associate Director
    Phone: 718-482-5058
    Location / Room #: E509E

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