Office of Student Development (NYC)
The Office of Student Development serves Nyack's mission by serving its students. Blessed with a long history of diversity, Nyack College has an opportunity to tell the story of the gospel through loving community in a powerful way. Accordingly, the Office of Student Development works hard to contribute to the spiritual and academic growth of the student community. We seek to create extra-curricular and co-curricular activities, facilitate worship experiences and organize missional projects wherein students can develop a fuller sense of their unique identity within God's Kingdom.
Associate Dean of Student Life
Rev. Hammond is the Associate Dean of Student Life for the NYC Campus. Charles has served on the Pastoral staff at the Brooklyn Tabernacle Church for over twenty-five years. Charles received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from New York University, a Master of Professional Studies Degree in Urban Studies from Alliance Theological Seminary and is currently completing his Ph.D. Dissertaion at Trinity Theological Seminary. Charles' passion is to serve as a mentor in the lives of Nyack's diverse student community and watch God transform men and women into world changers.
Asst. to the Associate Dean of Student Life
Deborah Harris has served the community at he NYC Campus for over 10 years. Deborah received a B.S. in Interdisciplinary Studies (Christian Education/Bible) and a Master of Divinity from Alliance Theological Seminary. As her education suggests, Deborah serves the Office of Student Development and the student body out of a mature and carefully nurtured Christian worldview. Deborah seeks to empower Nyack students by helping them pursue their goals with wisdom, confidence and diligence.
Esther Jhun, LMHC
Student Counselor, Counseling Supervisor
Esther Jhun is a New York State licensed mental health counselor (LMHC) whose influences stem from Christian academia. With a B.A. in Biblical/Theological Studies from Wheaton College and a M.A. from Nyack's own Alliance Graduate School of Counseling, Esther believes that what we discover in general revelation ultimately comes from God ("all truth is God's truth"). She has worked with children, youth, and adults both in and out of the context of ministry. Her most recent work involved the mentally ill living in Far Rockaway.
Coordinator of Student Activities
Cézanne Perez is the Coordinator of Student Activities for the NYC Campus. Cézanne received her BA from Salve Regina University in Cultural and Historic Preservation, and has a diverse background in marketing and communications. Cézanne serves the student body by engaging them in practical activities that will enhance their college experience and promote their vision to change the world.
Courteney Thompson is Administrative Assistant to the Office of Student Development for the NYC Campus. Courteney received her BA in Psychology from Nyack College. As a student, Courteney was Editor-in-Chief of the NYC Campus Yearbook in 2012, where she showcased her talent for photography. Through her warm smile and servant's heart, Courteney assists the Office of Student Development.