Student Orientation and Family Programs Staff
He received his Masters of Science in Music Education from Central Connecticut State University with a thesis Enhancing Student Learning in Undergraduate Music Education through Learning Communities. He received a Bachelor of Music in Music Education from the University of Florida. Prior to work at Stony Brook, Jason's prior work includes experience in residence life, academic advising, student group advising, event programming, and teaching.
Assistant Director for Operations
I have worked for New York State since 1989 and came to the University in February 1996. That is when I started here in the Academic Advising Center. I was the Staff Assistant for the Center. In June of 2001 I began working full time in the Orientation and Family Programs Office as the Office Manager. I also teach the First-Year Seminar, serve as a mentor in the Mentor Program, and am an advisor for the Golden Key International Honor Society.
Assistant Director for Student Development
I joined the office of Student Orientation and Family Programs in 2009. Prior to coming to Stony Brook, I worked at Rutgers University in the areas of orientation and new student programs. I completed my B.S. in Human Services, Education, and Public Policy at the University of Delaware and my M.Ed. in College Student Affairs at Penn State. I love working with new students and Orientation Leaders and look forward to seeing you at orientation!
Assistant Director for Special Populations
A proud Stony Brook alum, I attended SBU as an international undergraduate student and earned my BA in Psychology with a minor in International Studies and continued at SBU to obtain my MA in Public Policy. I am originally from Mizoram, India, and believe I bring a unique perspective as I have lived and studied in Shanghai, China; Nairobi, Kenya; New Delhi, India; and Virginia, USA. I have had the pleasure of working with the Student Orientation & Family Programs Office in various capacities since 2007, and I am truly excited to join the office in this new role. I look forward to welcoming you along with your family and guests at orientation!