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
Dr. 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 his Ph.D. Degree from Trinity Theological Seminary in Newburgh, Indiana. 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 15 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.
Director of Career Counseling and Services
Tiffany Austin has been employed at Nyack College since 2009 serving as the Director of Career Counseling and Services. As the institution-wide Director of Career Counseling and Services, Tiffany provides individual career counseling; workshops and classroom presentations; graduate school and internship resources; job postings; and resume/cover letter assistance at the Rockland undergraduate, Rockland Alliance Theological Seminary/Alliance Graduate School of Counseling, and the New York City campus. Prior to her current position in Career Services, she owned an interior decorating business.
During her time at Nyack Tiffany has taken the initiative to revamp the Career Services office on the Rockland undergraduate campus, in addition to facilitating a new space at the New York City campus. In Career Services, she is passionate about assisting students and alumni in making informed decisions and providing them with the support they need at every stage of their career development. Tiffany, together with her staff, work to host an annual job fair in the fall semester and a summer camp fair in the spring semester at the Rockland undergraduate campus.
Tiffany has a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Studies from SUNY Old Westbury, and a Master of Arts degree in Higher and Adult Education with a specialization in Student Personnel Administration from Teachers College/Columbia University. Tiffany is a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers and completed her certification for the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment in May 2014.