Office of Community Engagement & New Student Programs
Location: The Loft (Old Gym, Suite 302)
Meet the Staff
Amanda Dubois, Director
Amanda Dubois is the Director of the Office of Community Engagement & New Student Programs. She has a B.A. from Bridgewater State College in her home state of Massachusetts and an M.A. in higher education administration from New York University, where she previously worked as a community development educator in residential education. She is a researcher and educator in the area of the sophomore experience and has over ten years of experience in higher education programs.
Dubois has served as an intern with the National Orientation Directors Association and worked on orientation and welcome programs at four different colleges and universities over the past decade. She recognizes the need for a strong orientation program to shape students' experience and to aid in the retention of the second-year population. Dubois's motto is "Inspire, Higher"— if you get excited or passionate about something and exhibit that to others, often you will inspire someone else to do the same.
Jessica Robles, Assistant Director
Jessica Robles is the Assistant Director of the Office of Community Engagement & New Student Programs.
Amy Olsen, CUNY Service Corps Manager
Amy Olsen is the CUNY Service Corps Manager for Lehman College. She has a M.A. in Higher Education
Administration from New York University, where she previously worked
as an Assistant Community Development Educator in the department of Residential Education. Amy also served as a Hall Director at Cornell University and the School of Visual Arts.
Nathaniel C. Gasque, Program Coordinator
Nathaniel Gasque is the Program Coordinator of Community Engagement & New Student Programs. He earned his B.A. from Lehman College in Business Administration.
Jenny Landsman, Office Administrator
Jenny Landsman is the Office Administrator of Community Engagement & New Student Programs.
Shannon O'Connor, CUNY CAP
Shannon O'Connor is the CUNY Counseling Assistant of Community Engagement & New Student Programs. She is currently the staff advisor for the President's Service Corps. She earned her B.A in English Literature from Lehman College and is currently working on her M.A in English Education.
Jessica is majoring in Sociology with a minor in Psychology. Her long term goal is to become an Academic Advisor at the Collegiate level.
Marcus is studying Business Administration with concentrations in Finance and Marketing. He hopes to apply what he has learned by working with the community in the financial world.
Giona is a Macaulay Honors Lehman student who is majoring in Accounting.
Neralda is currently working towards a degree in Business Administration.