• Key Services

    The Key Services listing provides contact information for the many services we provide our constituents at the College and in the communities we serve. Find a service by division or service name. To find a specific person's contact information click on " Find a Person " to access our phone and email directory.


  • 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:

    Maria Cook, Esq., Executive Counsel to the President & Labor Designee

    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:

    Christopher Todd Carozza, Chief Diversity Officer/ Affirmative Action Officer/Title IX Coordinator

    Phone:

    718-482-5088

    Location / Room #:

    E512
  • Provost & Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs

    Dr. Paul Arcario
    Office: M-400
    Phone : (718) 482-5401

    Associate Provost & Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs

    Dr. Bret Eynon
    Office: M-400B
    Phone : (718) 482-5405

    Associate Provost & Dean for Academic Affairs

    Dr. Ann E. Feibel
    Office: M-412
    Phone : (718) 482-5642

    Associate Dean for Leadership Development and Global Studies

    Vacant
    Office: M-413A
    Phone : (718) 482-5478

    Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning

    Eric Hofmann
    Office: M-414A
    Phone : (718) 482-5189

    Provost's Office

    Keywords:

    Academic Affairs; Academic Programs; Outcomes Assessment; Periodic Program Reviews; Scholarship; Academic requirements & policies;Dean's list

    Contact:

    Lia Molero, Executive Assistant

    Administrative Support:

    Elizabeth Mahowald

    Phone:

    718-482-5400

    Location / Room #:

    M-400

    Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5

    Natural Sciences Department

    Keywords:

    STEM; Environmental Science; Biology, Chemistry

    Contact:

    Dr. Dionne Miller, Department Chairperson

    Phone:

    718-482-5940

    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 (DTR); Emergency Medical Technician/ Paramedic; Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA); Occupational Therapy Assistant (OTA); Nursing (RN); Practical Nursing (PLN); Radiologic Technology (LRT); Veterinary Technology (LVT)

    Contact:

    Prof. Philip Gimber, Department Chairperson

    Administrative Support:

    Diane McKee-burke; Yon Lee; Jazmin Freire

    Phone:

    718-482-5740

    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:

    Dr. Abderrazak Belkharraz, Department Chairperson

    Administrative Support:

    Anthony Pappas; Maria Depena

    Phone:

    718-482-5710

    Location / Room #:

    E-218

    Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5

    Social Science Department

    Keywords:

    Criminal Justice,; Psychology; Antrophology; Political Science; History; Sociology; Economics

    Contact:

    Dr. Vanessa Bing, Department Chairperson

    Phone:

    718-482-5785

    Location / Room #:

    C-459

    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:

    Michael Rodriguez, Department Chairperson

    Administrative Support:

    Marie Jule; Seurette Bazelais

    Phone:

    718-482-5690

    Location / Room #:

    C-745

    Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5

    Business & Technology Department

    Keywords:

    Accounting; Business Administration; Aviation Management Option; Health Care Management Option; Business Management; Entrepreneurship and Small Business Option; International Business Option; Paralegal Studies; Travel; Tourism and Hospitality Management; Word Processing Specialist

    Contact:

    Michael Napolitano, Department Chairperson

    Phone:

    718-482-5600

    Location / Room #:

    B-327

    Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5

    English Department

    Keywords:

    Writing (Composition) Program; Writing & Literature; Creative Writing; Journalism Option

    Contact:

    Gordon Tapper, Department Chairperson

    Administrative Support:

    Lenore McShane; Linda Dong; Sylwia Niczewska

    Phone:

    718-482-5656

    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:

    Dr. Scott White, Chief Librarian

    Administrative Support:

    Nasrin Rahman

    Phone:

    718-482-5420

    Location / Room #:

    E-101

    Office Hours

    See Hours

    College Now

    Keywords:

    College Now; High School partners

    Contact:

    Carolyn Henner Stanchina, College Now Director

    Administrative Support:

    Jacqueline Liriano

    Phone:

    718-482-5418

    Location / Room #:

    E-115

    Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5

    Early College

    Keywords:

    Early College; High School partners; Energy Tech High School

    Contact:

    Tyleah Castillo: Early College liaison; Mario Peña: Early College Data Manager; Maya Hinds: International High School; Aikaterini Papatheodorou: Energy Tech High School

    Administrative Support:

    Jacqueline Liriano

    Phone:

    718-482-5490

    Location / Room #:

    E-115

    Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5

    Liberal Arts

    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 Provost and Dean, | Marsha Oropeza , Liberal Arts Program Manager

    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:

    Caryn Campo

    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:

    Eric Hofmann, Assistant Dean for Teaching and Learning

    Administrative Support:

    Aarkieva Smith; Jesse Wolfe

    Phone:

    718-482-5462

    Location / Room #:

    M-413A

    Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5

    LaGuardia & Wagner Archives

    Keywords:

    Archives; Archives' Multi-Media; Collections; Photograph Reproduction

    Contact:

    Dr. Richard K. Lieberman, LaGuardia & Wagner Archives Director

    Administrative Support:

    Stephen Weinstein

    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:

    Ellen Quish, Director of the First-Year Institute; Daryl Davis, Academic Executive Associate HEa

    Administrative Support:

    Elizabeth Mahowald

    Phone:

    718-482-5395

    Location / Room #:

    M-402

    Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5

    Institutional Research & Assessment

    Keywords:

    Aggregate student based data analysis, dashboards, surveys, focus groups, qualitative / quantitative, consultation

    Contact:

    Michael Lipkin, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-6119

    Location / Room #:

    M-418

    Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5
  • Vice President

    Dr. Nireata Seals
    Office: C-317F
    Phone : (718) 482-5180

    Interim Associate Dean for Access & Achievement

    Dr. Karen Williams
    Office: C-317H
    Phone : (718) 482-4018
    Administrative Support: Aaron Maldonado

    Associate Dean for Progress & Completion

    Dr. Bartholomew Grachan
    Office: C-317L
    Phone : (718) 482-5970
    Administrative Support: Shameeza Singh

    Assistant Dean for Student Engagement

    Dr. James Salnave
    Office: C-317
    Phone : (718) 482-5446
    Administrative Support: Alejandro Lopez

    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, Judicial Officer, Student Ombuds Officer

    Contact:

    Irving Uribe, Executive Assistant to the Vice President

    Phone:

    718-482-5180

    Location / Room #:

    C-317

    Office Hours

    M-Th 9-6 | F 9-5
  • Admissions

    Keywords:

    Undergraduate Freshman Application, Undergraduate Transfer Application, Transfer Credit Evaluation, Visiting/Non-Degree Application,Direct Admit, Recruitment, International or foreign student application; early admission; reactivate; reapply; deferred admission; enroll; readmit
    LaVora Desvigne, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-7206

    Location / Room #:

    C-102

    Office Hours

    M & Th 9-7 | T & W 9-5 | F,S,Su Closed

    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, Judicial Officer, Student Ombuds Officer

    Contact:

    Irving Uribe, Executive Assistant to the Vice President

    Phone:

    718-482-5180

    Location / Room #:

    C-317

    Office Hours

    M-Th 9-6 | F 9-5

    International Student Services

    Keywords:

    Maintain F-1 visa status, Ensure legal compliance of F-1 visa status, Career opportunities, Academic Advising, Foreign students

    Contact:

    Daniel Diaz, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5145

    Location / Room #:

    B-117

    Office Hours

    M-Th, 9-5 | F,S,Su CLOSED

    Summer Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5 | S,Su CLOSED

    Student Information Center-Welcome Center

    Keywords:

    College information. Direct assistance with processes and referrals to college offices for admissions, testing, registration, advisement, and financial aid. Assistance with logging into and using important web services like student My LaGuardia, LaGuardia VIP, ePortfolio, CUNYfirst, CUNY Portal and Degree Works. In-person services at Welcome Center in M-Lobby/Shenker Hall.

    Contact:

    Loretta Capuano, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5935

    Location / Room #:

    M-Lobby

    Office Hours

    M-Th 9-7
  • Student Financial Services

    Keywords:

    FAFSA Application, PELL/TAP Applications, Scholarship Applications, Book Advances, Veteran Benefit Certifications, Financial Aid, Financial Services, Verification, Student loans, Work-Study, CUNY Scholar debit card

    Contact:

    Dr. Gail Baksh- Jarrett, Senior Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5242

    Location / Room #:

    C-107

    Office Hours

    M,Th 9-7 | T,W 9-5 | F 9-1
  • Advisement

    Keywords:

    Majors, Admissions, choose courses or classes, Campus services, Graduation plan, Career plan, Academic advising, Advisor, Advising, Electives, Pathways, Requirements, Change major, Drop or withdraw, Guidance counselor

    Phone:

    718-482-6070

    Location / Room #:

    B-102

    Office Hours

    M & Th 9-7 | T & W 9-5 | F 9-3 |S Closed

    Office of Students with Disabilities

    Keywords:

    Academic, Career and Personal Counseling, Priority Registration, Academic Advisement, Assistive Technology, Tutoring, Proctoring of Exams, Accommodations, IEP

    Contact:

    Jhony Nelson, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5279

    Location / Room #:

    M-102

    Office Hours

    M-Th 9-8 | F 9-5 (Except Summer)

    Registrar

    Keywords:

    Verify residency, Post grade, Develop course schedule, Process change of grades, Process transcript requests, Provide enrollment verifications, Order copies of degrees, Change of Major, Add/Drop/Withdraw, Intent to Graduate, Register for class

    Contact:

    Burhan Siddiqui, Registrar Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5085

    Location / Room #:

    C-107

    Office Hours

    M,Th 9-7 | T,W 9-5 | F 9-1

    Testing Office

    Keywords:

    Placement testing, CATW, Ability to Benefit Testing, Compass Math and Reading, Relabeling of ESL placement following initial test, CUNY Assessment Test

    Contact:

    Alex Abramov, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5146

    Location / Room #:

    C-460

    Office Hours

    M,Th 9-7 | T,W 9-5

    Veterans Affairs

    Keywords:

    High school equivalency, College prep courses; Computer classes; Tutoring; GI Bill, VA benefits, Military friendly

    Contact:

    Daryl Griffin

    Phone:

    718-482-5386

    Location / Room #:

    C-371

    Office Hours

    M-F 9-5:30
  • Center for Career and Professional Development

    Keywords:

    Career planning and exploration, Job search and preparation, Job referrals, Resume reviews, Mock interviews, Networking opportunities, Job fairs, On-campus Recruitment (OCR), CUNY LEADS program, eCareer, online tools, Employment center, Career center, Career counselors, Job placement

    Contact:

    Jessica Perez, Senior Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5235

    Location / Room #:

    B-114

    Office Hours

    M & Th 9 AM - 7 PM | T, W, F 9 AM - 5 PM

    Transfer Services

    Keywords:

    Transferring to 4-year colleges, Articulation agreements, Choosing a college

    Phone:

    718-482-5185

    Location / Room #:

    B-215

    Office Hours

    M,Th 9-7 | T,F 9-5 | W 10-5
  • Recreation

    Keywords:

    Fitness, Recreation, Aquatics, Athlete Eligibility, Open Recreational Play, Intramural Sports, Basketball Skills Academy, Open Swimming, Swim courses, Lap swim, Pool, Fitness Center, Dance Classes, Exercise, Gym, Varsity, Red Hawks, Yoga

    Phone:

    718-482-5963

    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 Orientation, Co-Curricular Programming, Graduation ceremony, Student Government Association Student Elections, Clubs, Commencement, Events, Student life

    Contact:

    Shayla Puitt, Manager

    Phone:

    718-482-5190

    Location / Room #:

    M-115

    Office Hours

    M,t 9-5 | W,Th 9-8 | F 9-5

    Fitness Center / Gym

    Contact:

    James Campbell, Assistant Coordinator

    Phone:

    718-482-5963

    Location / Room #:

    M Basement

    Office Hours

    M-F 8-8:30 | Sa 9-4:30

    Pool

    Contact:

    Dragos Coca, Swim Instructor

    Phone:

    718-482-5038

    Location / Room #:

    E-148

    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
  • 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, On - campus Child Care, Babysitting, Day care

    Contact:

    Sonya Evariste, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5295

    Location / Room #:

    MB-09

    Office Hours

    M,Th 7:45 - 8PM | T, W, F 7:45 - 6 | Sa (L103) 9-3

    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, Nurse's office, Birth control, Drug use

    Email:

    Renee Fuseyamore, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5280

    Location / Room #:

    MB-40

    Office Hours

    M-F 9-8

    Wellness Center (Mental health counseling)

    Keywords:

    Confidential short-term individual, weekly, personal wellness and counseling sessions, intakes and referral services, crisis intervention support, workshops for stress management, depression, emotional issues, faculty and staff outreach and education, personal issues

    Contact:

    Frank LaTerra- Bellino, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5471

    Location / Room #:

    C-249

    Office Hours

    M-Th 9-8 | F 9-5

    Single Stop

    Keywords:

    Screening for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Women, Infants and Children (WIC), food pantry, housing, legal, immigration assistance, homelessness, hunger, and tax preparation, Financial benefits

    Contact:

    Rhonda Mouton, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5129

    Location / Room #:

    C-107

    Office Hours:

    M-Th 9 AM - 5 PM, Friday - call for times
  • Vice President

    Shahir Erfan
    Office: E-409
    Phone : (718) 482-5501

    Executive Director of Human Resources

    Oswald E. Fraser
    Office: E-408
    Phone : (718) 482-5080

    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 #:

    MB-26

    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 #:

    MB-79

    Public Safety

    Keywords:

    Public safety, keys, ID office and fire safety

    Contact:

    James Grantham, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5559

    Location / Room #:

    M-145

    Cleaning

    Keywords:

    Custodial Service, Cleaning, Housekeeping

    Phone:

    718-482-5550

    Location / Room #:

    MB-27

    Environmental Health & Safety

    Keywords:

    OSHA Training, environmental compliance, hazardous waste management, fire and lab safety, and asbestos inspections

    Contact:

    Peter Jayasekara, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5507

    Location / Room #:

    E-409B

    Facilities Planning, Design, and Construction

    Keywords:

    Facilities planning and engineering. Space, office and classroom design

    Contact:

    Richard Ka-Shain Ng, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5572

    Location / Room #:

    C-350B

    Auxiliary Services and Sustainability

    Keywords:

    Contract Services, Dining Services, Vending, Book Store, Parking Services and ATM, MBJ

    Contact:

    VACANT

    Phone:

    718-482-5503

    Location / Room #:

    E-409D

    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:

    M-F 9-5

    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-413F

    Office Hours:

    M-F 9-5

    Payroll

    Keywords:

    Payroll Operations and Payroll Management System

    Contact:

    Kervina Jolly, Payroll Manager

    Phone:

    718-482-5518

    Location / Room #:

    E-402

    Office Hours:

    M-F 9-5

    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:

    M-F 9-5

    Contact:

    Tawanikka Smith, Deputy Director/Procurement and Contracts

    Phone:

    718-482-5590

    Location / Room #:

    E-405F

    Office Hours:

    M-F 9-5

    Budget

    Keywords:

    Tax Levy budget, operating expenditures, allocations, budget modifications, financial plan, financial statements and all-funds reporting

    Contact:

    Anthony Garafola, Director of Budget & Financial Planning

    Phone:

    718-482-5538

    Location / Room #:

    E-413G

    Office Hours:

    M-F 9-5

    Human Resources

    Service Area:

    Benefits and Professional Development

    Contact:

    Heather Grant, HR Manager / HE Associate

    Phone:

    718-482-5082

    Location / Room #:

    E-408

    Service Area:

    Full time faculty and adjuncts

    Contact:

    VACANT, Associate Director of Faculty and Staff

    Phone:

    718-482-5087

    Location / Room #:

    E-408

    Service Area:

    Classified staff and recruitment

    Contact:

    Claudette Gray, , HR Manager / HE Associate

    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

    Location / Room #:

    M-B05

    Office Hours:

    M-F 9-5

    Dining Services

    Keywords:

    Food, cafeteria, catering, healthy choices, snacks, and beverages

    Contact:

    Ely Santiago, Manager

    Phone:

    718-482-5578

    Location / Room #:

    M-164
  • Vice President

    Mark C. Healy                                 
    Office: C-227D
    Phone : (718) 482-5301

    Associate Dean - Administration

    Shannon Bryant
    Office: C-227E
    Phone : (718) 482-5092

    Assistant Dean - Workforce Development

    Francesca Fiore
    Office: C-227B
    Phone : (718) 482-5332

    Assistant Dean - Pre-College Academic Programs

    Andrea Green
    Office: C-227A
    Phone : (718) 482-5302

    10,000 Small Businesses

    Keywords:

    10,000 Small Businesses is a five-year initiative, developed by Goldman Sachs, to help 10,000 small businesses across the U.S. grow and create jobs through greater access to business education, support services and capital

    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 Basic Skills department offers free and low-cost classroom instruction (reading, writing and math skills) to adults over 19 years of age in both English and Spanish for adult basic education (ABE) and high school equivalency (HSE) preparation.

    Contact:

    Maritza Pritsos, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5926

    Location / Room #:

    C-400

    Office Hours:

    M,T,W,Th 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:

    Maritza Pritsos

    Phone:

    718-730-7402

    Location / Room #:

    C-400

    Office Hours:

    M,T,W,Th 10:30-6:30

    Business Services

    Keywords:

    Program Portfolio SBDC, PTAC, SBTRC

    Contact:

    Linda Mellon, Executive Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5367

    Location / Room #:

    B-309D

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    Information Technology - ACE

    Keywords:

    Application development/maintenance and computer lab support for all Adult and Continuing Education Programs.

    Contact:

    John Lagamjis, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5142

    Location / Room #:

    C-916

    Career and Professional Programs (CAPP)

    Keywords:

    Career and Professional Programs prepare students for a wide variety of careers, with over 20 certificate and license training courses in areas such as healthcare, bookkeeping and accounting, computer training, construction management and more.

    Contact:

    Chandana Mahadeswaraswamy, Associate Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5481

    Location / Room #:

    M-143H

    Office Hours:

    M-Th 10:00-6:15| F 8:30-3:30| SAT 8:30-4:30

    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:

    Kimberly Kendall, Executive Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5330

    Location / Room #:

    M-143

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    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. CCPI offers professional development workshops and technical assistance to on-campus and off-campus professionals.

    Contact:

    VACANT, Administrative Assistant

    Phone:

    718-482-5387

    Location / Room #:

    C-404

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    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, 9-5 | occasional evenings

    Center for Immigrant Education and Training (CIET)

    Keywords:

    The Center for Immigrant Education and Training offers free and low-cost English classes in the context of specific careers and job training programs, along with career counseling and case management services to low-income immigrant adults. Its goal is to support students in becoming lifelong learners and independent, contributing citizens of New York.

    Service Area:

    ESOL Training

    Contact:

    Paula Da'Silva-Michelin, CIET Director, sub HEA

    Phone:

    718-482-5460

    Location / Room #:

    C-239 East

    Office Hours:

    M,T,W,Th, 10:30-6:30

    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

    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, Manager HEa

    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 skills before taking college courses.

    Contact:

    Marian Blaber, Executive Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5966

    Location / Room #:

    C-223

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    CUNY Start & Math Start Programs

    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.

    Math Start is CUNY Start’s 8-week math intensive that prepares students for success in college by fostering their full math potential. In a social, collaborative learning environment, students access the support they need to increase their understanding of math so that they can meet CUNY’s proficiency standards and thrive as a CUNY college student. In addition, students attend a weekly college success seminar to help them develop their academic identity and learn about careers and campus life.

    Contact:

    Julianne Willis, Program Manager

    Phone:

    718-349-4012

    Location / Room #:

    C-415

    Office Hours:

    M-Th 9-6 pm, F 9-5 pm

    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:

    Laura Bartovics , Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5073

    Location / Room #:

    C-232

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    NYDesigns

    Keywords:

    NYDesigns, a business incubator, helps emerging and established designers and technology companies grow their firms by offering low cost studio space, business and sustainability training, business counseling, and a cutting-edge prototype lab—all under one roof.

    Contact:

    Tristan Bel, Director

    Phone:

    718-663-8402

    Location / Room #:

    C-760

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 8:30-6:00

    Pre-College Academic Programming (PCAP)

    Keywords:

    PCAP runs two innovative program models that prepare students for the high school equivalency exam, college/postsecondary studies or vocational training programs. The Bridge to College and Careers Program focuses high school equivalency preparation on careers and college readiness through contextualized instruction in business, health or science. PCAP’s NYBEST Programs focus on math and literacy skills in the context of vocational training.

    Contact:

    VACANT, Executive Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5085

    Location / Room #:

    C-400

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    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

    Location / Room #:

    C-203

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    Small Business Development Center

    Keywords:

    The LaGuardia Small Business Development Center provides free, one-on-one professional counseling for existing and start-up businesses in English, Spanish and Chinese. Areas of advising include how to start a business; legal requirements; business and financial planning; marketing; business expansion; assistance with franchises; international trade and more.

    Contact:

    Rosa A. Figueroa, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5962

    Location / Room #:

    BA-02

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    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 US government requirements for issuance of I-20s for student visas.

    Contact:

    Elizabeth Iannotti, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5360

    Location / Room #:

    C-354

    Office Hours:

    M-Th 9-7 | F 9-5 | Sat 9-2

    New York City Welcome Back Center (NYCWBC)

    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.

    Contact:

    Paula Da'Silva Michelin, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5460

    Location / Room #:

    C-239 East

    Office Hours:

    M, T, W, Th, 10:30-6:30

    Workforce Education Center

    Keywords:

    The Workforce Education Center provides free vocational skills training; high school equivalency preparation for teens; youth internship and community programs; and academic enhancement services to low income youth and adults. Programs include Summer Youth Employment Program, Young Adult Internship Program, Justice Community Program and Home to Work Center for Displaced Homemakers. Emphasis is placed on empowering students to develop computer literacy and transferable job skills in order to compete in an increasingly technological society.

    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:

    718-482-5340

    Location / Room #:

    C-314

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    Service Area:

    High School Equivalency

    Keywords:

    The Pathways to Graduation Program provides high school equivalency preparation services to students between the ages of 17 and 20.

    Contact:

    Winifred Miller, Coordinator

    Phone:

    718-482-5340

    Location / Room #:

    C-314

    Office Hours:

    M-F 9-5

    Service Area:

    Justice Community Program

    Keywords:

    LaGuardia's Justice Community Program is part of the NYC Young Men's Initiative and is 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, providing them with access to tools necessary for effectively serving their community, particularly by way of community benefit projects. Many of our participants reside in or associate themselves with high-risk neighborhoods and have been directly involved in criminal activities, arrested, or placed on probation within the last 12 months.

    Contact:

    Nakita Vanstory, Coordinator

    Phone:

    718-725-3324 or 718-725-3304

    Location / Room #:

    SUNY Queens EOC
    158-29 Archer Ave.
    Jamaica, NY 11433

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    Service Area:

    Young Adult Internship Program (YAIP)

    Keywords:

    YAIP is a paid internship program for New York City youth, ages 16-24, who are not working and not in school. Participants gain work experience, earn up to $3,000 in 14 weeks, and have the opportunity to explore college life.

    Contact:

    M'Shell Patterson , Director

    Phone:

    718-609-2131

    Location / Room #:

    C-344

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)/Paramedic and Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Programs

    Keywords:

    The EMT and Paramedic Programs train individuals in Basic Pre-Hospital Emergency Care. New York State certification depends upon satisfactory attendance, successful completion of course exams, and passing of a final exam administered by the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. The Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) Program trains students to become an important member of the medical team who assists the physician with procedures such as taking vital signs, preparing patients for medical procedures, and performing phlebotomy (blood drawing) and electrocardiography (EKG).

    Contact:

    Christine Alvarez, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5768

    Location / Room #:

    C-339

    Office Hours:

    M-F, 9-5

    Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC)

    Keywords:

    The US Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Northeast Small Business Transportation Resource Center, located at LaGuardia Community College, helps new and emerging businesses obtain transportation-related contracts. Assistance is available through training and advising on marketing to the DOT, Disadvantaged Business Enterprise certification, short-term lending and bonding assistance.

    Contact:

    Elizabeth Perdomo, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5941

    Location / Room #:

    B-309

    Office Hours:

    M-F 9-5
  • Vice President & CIO

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

    Associate Dean

    Bradford Orcutt
    Office: E-517
    Phone : 718-482-6122

    Information Solution Services (ISS)

    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

    Location / Room #:

    E-517

    Office Hours

    M-F, 9-5

    Contact:

    Teresa Saljanin, Web Services Manager

    Phone:

    718-482-6106

    Location / Room #:

    E-506

    Contact:

    Betania Acosta, Campus Application Services Manager

    Phone:

    718-482-6164

    Location / Room #:

    M-304A

    Technology Support Services (TSS)

    Keywords:

    Computer acquisitions, installation, support, Faculty/Staff IT Help Desk, server, storage, networks, Support of SmartClassroom, Computer Classrooms, and Computer Study Halls. Blackboard Support, Technical Support for Faculty and Students, Computer Training Center.

    Contact:

    Jason Bryan, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-6129

    Location / Room #:

    M-416

    Contact:

    Jacquelin Reyes, IT Help Desk Manager

    Phone:

    718-482-6134

    Location / Room #:

    B-333B

    Contact:

    Blackboard Support Team

    Phone:

    718-482-6121

    Location / Room #:

    B-127

    Information Technology - ACE

    Keywords:

    Application development/maintenance and computer lab support for Grant Funded and Fee-Based programs

    Contact:

    John Lagamjis, Director

    Phone:

    718-482-5142

    Location / Room #:

    C-916
  • 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 #:

    E-509

    Development

    Keywords:

    Alumni Relations, Donor Relations, Fundraising, Corporate Sponsorships, Scholarships, LaGuardia CC Foundation, Contributions, Bequest, Planned Giving, Board of Directors.

    Contact:

    Aimee Calandria, Director of Strategic Partnerships; Elyse Newman, Director of Development

    Phone:

    718-482-5010 

    Location / Room #:

    E-508 

    External Affairs

    Keywords:

    Community Relations, Government Relations, Public Relations, News and Media, Corporate and Small Business Relations, Space Rentals, Location Filming

    Contact:

    Helen Ho, Director

    Administrative Support:

    Alexandra Owens

    Phone:

    718-482-5644

    Location / Room #:

    E-509B