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We’re happy to help you take the next step.

It’s exciting and rewarding to support our students and alumni along a path of professional development. Please feel free to contact us at any time.


Students and Alumni:






Office Location

Center for Career and Professional Development
Nexus Building, Room 225
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530

 Meet Our Staff

 Thomas J. Ward, Jr.Thomas J. Ward, Jr.
Executive Director
p – 516.877.3131
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Jonathan IvanoffJonathan Ivanoff
Associate Director for Internships
p – 516.877.3135
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Karen Parish-AutryKaren Autry
Associate Director of Employer Relations
p – 516.877.3134
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Bernadine WallerBernadine Waller, LMHC, Ph.D. Candidate
Associate Director of Experiential Learning
p – 516.237.8665
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Maria CaseyMaria Casey
Associate Director of Alumni and Graduate Student Career Services
p – 516.877.3149
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Victoria PasserellaVictoria Passarella
Assistant Director for Career Services
p – 516.877.3132
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Florence Catanese (Flo)Florence Catanese (Flo)  
Administrative Assistant
p – 516.877.3130
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 Hours of Operation


Regular Hours

Monday-Friday: 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. and by appointment.


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