Contact Us - Summer Orientation
Stan Cherian - Director of Orientation / Associate Director for Student Leadership and Engagement
Stan is a native of Philadelphia and now a proud Brooklynite. He received a bachelor's degree in political science and philosophy, and a master's in higher education administration from Temple University. Before coming to Hofstra, Stan worked at St. Joseph's University as the assistant director of student activities, and at Temple University's Student Activities Office as the assistant director. In 2001, Stan joined the staff of the Student Activities Office as the assistant director, where he was the adviser to the Student Government Association and Hofstra yearbook, Nexus. He was the director of Orientation and New Student Programs from 2006-09 and now has rejoined the Student Leadership and Engagement office. Currently he oversees New Student Orientation, class programming and graduate student organizations.
Denise DeGennaro - Assistant Director, Student Leadership and Engagement
Denise received her BA in English from Stony Brook University, where she worked in various capacities and offices including orientation, student affairs, advising, and career services. Inspired by her experiences as a student leader, Denise went on to complete her EdM in Higher Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. After graduate school, Denise lived in Boston and served as a Student Success Advisor at UMass Boston. Born and raised on Long Island, Denise is delighted to return to New York and join the OSLE team at Hofstra, where she will be overseeing orientation and class programming.
For More Information
Office of Student Leadership and Engagement
260 Student Center
200 Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
(516) 463-6320 or 516-463-4874