Dean of Students

The Office of the Dean of Students advocates for students, both individually and collectively, by ensuring that programs and services reflecting best practices are in place to support their success.

The Office of the Dean of Students coordinates and works collaboratively with the Counseling Center, Health Services, the Multicultural Center, Residence Life, and Commuter Services to ensure that students are able to success in and out of the classroom.

The student advocacy efforts of the Office of the Dean of Students include the following:

  • CARE Team

    The Campus Assessment, Resource, and Education (CARE) Team can help students with issues that included but are not limited to depression, anxiety, panic attacks, erratic behavior, missing extended class time, substance use/abuse, medical problems, self-destructive behavior, family issues, adjustment issues, etc.

    To contact the CARE Team with concerns, you email, or contact CARE Team members directly:

    Name Position Phone Email
    Dr. Esmilda Abreu-Hornbostel Associate Vice President / Dean of Students 718-862-7438
    Pete DeCaro Director, Public Safety 718-862-7480
    Rev. Thomas Franks, OFM Cap. Director, Campus Ministry and Social Action / College Chaplain 718-862-7972
    AJ Goodman Associate Dean of Students 718-862-6995
    Hayden Greene Director, Multicultural Affairs 718-862-8112
    Matt Lewis Director, Residence Life 718-862-7944
    Anne Mavor Director, Health Services 718-862-7217
    Jennifer McArdle Director, Counseling Center 718-862-7975

    You can also send the CARE Team a report by using our referral form.

    Student Referral Form

    Should you face an emergency situation on campus, the first report should be to Public Safety at 718-862-7500. Less emergent situations can be reported to the CARE Team and a level of intervention needed will be determined. The CARE Team may, at times, initiate an emergency response.

  • #JasperFoodShare – Food Insecurity Support

    The United States Government Accountability Office reviewed 31 studies and found that most studies indicate over 30% of college students are experiencing Food Insecurity. Many of these students have to choose between buying food or paying for their education. (source)

    If food insecurity is impacting you or a student you know, please fill out this form to seek assistance.  This form is received by Food Insecurity Task Force and CARE Team members.

    Food insecurity request form

    Funds are available from donations by resident students who have given their dining dollars for use by those in need:

    Jasper Dollar Donation Form

    Students, faculty, staff, and administrators may also email or contact Food Insecurity Committee members directly for assistance:

    Name Position Phone Email
    Jessica Aviles Director, Events Management 718-862-8120
    Marilyn Carter Director, Commuter Services and Outreach 718-862-7958
    AJ Goodman Associate Dean of Students 718-862-6995
    Hayden Greene Director of Multicultural Affairs 718-862-8112
    Matt Lewis Director, Residence Life 718-862-7944
    Charles Lippolis Coordinator, ID Office 718-862-8326