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Division of Student Success

True to the vision of Nyack College founder, A.B. Simpson this Division seeks to help students balance the gift of being spirit filled or spirit seeking with academic stamina. Assistance is provided to help students build academic stamina through our COMPASS services, which are designed to point students in the right direction. SUMMARY OF PROGRAMS Academic [...]
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Student Development Staff

Wanda Velez Nyack College Dean of Students B.A. Nyack College; English M.P.S. Alliance Theological Seminary Biographical Introduction Wanda Velez has been employed by Nyack College since 2001, beginning her time as the Director of Alumni Relations and then transitioning in 2003 to work for Student Development.  With the positions Wanda has held, her role at […]

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Academic Success Center

Our Academic Success Centers are dedicated to the motto: Tell me and I forget Show me and I remember, Involve me, and I understand Through working closely with professors teaching college courses we are able to offer students an environment for achieving success throughout their college journey. Location The Academic Success Center is located in […]

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Student Success Staff

Director: Dr. Gwen Parker Ames Associate Dean, Division of Student Success for Rockland and Manhattan Campuses HEOP Director Phone Ext. 4446 Email: gwen.ames@nyack.edu   Rockland Campus Gina Jacobs-Strain, Chair of Developmental Education Phone ext. 4451 Gina.Jacobs-Strain@nyack.eduCari Davis, Program Assistant, HEOP Phone ext. 4444 Cari.Davis@nyack.edu Nathaniel Perez, HEOP Counselor / Academic Advisor Phone ext. 4447 Nathaniel.Perez@nyack.edu Jodel Wright, […]

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HEOP

​ This program is designed for NYS students who come from households with modest incomes. These students have potential for success at Nyack College, but their high school performance and/or test scores understate their potential. Initiated in the Spring of 1975, the Higher Education Opportunity Program at Nyack College is administered by the Division of […]

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Institutional Leadership

Dr. Michael G. Scales President, Nyack College and Theological Seminary Michael G. Scales is president of Nyack College, founded in 1882 and Alliance Theological Seminary, founded in 1960. Both institutions of Christian higher education have New York campuses in Rockland County and Manhattan and an extension site in Puerto Rico. Dr. Scales was inaugurated on [...]
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Information Literacy

MissionProfilesStandardsExamplesRubricsMission Information Literacy Mission Statement To provide Nyack College community with the skills and knowledge needed to effectively locate, evaluate, and use information to promote life-long learning for service to Christ and society.* Nyack College Information Literacy Definition Information literacy is an intellectual framework for identifying, finding, understanding, evaluating and using information. It includes determining [...]
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AGSC FAQ and Info

FAQCounseling OrientationAGSC HistoryFAQ What makes the Master’s degrees in counseling with AGSC so distinct? The programs at Alliance Graduate School of Counseling use the Psychospiritual counseling model, a biblically integrated clinical approach developed by Dr. Craig Ellison, founder of AGSC. What is the difference between a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and a [...]
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