Office of Community Engagement & New Student Programs
Location: Old Gym, Room 302
Meet the Staff
Amanda Dubois, Director
Amanda Dubois is the Director of the Office of Community Engagement & New Student Programs. She has a B.A. from Bridgewater State College in her home state of Massachusetts and an M.A. in higher education administration from New York University, where she previously worked as a community development educator in residential education. She is a researcher and educator in the area of the sophomore experience and has over ten years of experience in higher education programs.
Dubois has served as an intern with the National Orientation Directors Association and worked on orientation and welcome programs at four different colleges and universities over the past decade. She recognizes the need for a strong orientation program to shape students' experience and to aid in the retention of the second-year population. Dubois's motto is "Inspire, Higher"— if you get excited or passionate about something and exhibit that to others, often you will inspire someone else to do the same.
Amy Olsen, Associate Director, CUNY Service Corps Manager
Amy Olsen is the CUNY Service Corps Manager for Lehman College. She has a M.A. in Higher Education Administration from New York University, where she previously worked as an Assistant Community Development Educator in the department of Residential Education. Amy also served as a Hall Director at Cornell University and the School of Visual Arts.
Jenny Landsman, Assistant Director of Operations