Lisa and her team are responsible for recruitment of graduate
and adult students. She is instrumental in soliciting and
synthesizing data on new market trends as they relate to adult
educational academic programming. As director, she creates strong
relationships with the economic development agencies throughout the
Hudson River Valley to determine programmatic needs for local
employers. On the noncredit side, she manages the coordinator of
the Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment.
Lisa holds a master’s degree in environmental administration
from Antioch University and a bachelor's degree in public relations
from Marist College. Lisa has more than fifteen years' experience
in developing and teaching courses designed for the adult learner.
She is a past recipient of the Orange County Rising Stars Award and
volunteers with the Orange County Advisory Board for Juvenile
Justice. These organizations focus on community development
with a social justice focus.