Director of Admissions for Graduate Programs & Adult Degree Completion

Lisa Gallina

Lisa and her team are responsible to recruit and retain adult students. she is committed  to creating a vibrant educational experience. She and her staff ensure that the student experience is focused on the needs of 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 Desmond Campus for Adult Enrichment.

Lisa holds a Master of Science in Environmental Administration from Antioch University and a bachelor's degree in Public Relations from Marist College. Lisa has more than eighteen 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. She has presented at five national and three regional confernences for adult and graduate learners (UPCEA and Aslanian/Education Dynamics)

Email:  lisa.gallina@msmc.edu
Phone:  845-569-3166

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