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Purchase College @ RCC

Academic Advising

Kathleen CengKathleen Ceng
Academic Advisor

BA, Purchase College; MS, Long Island University
Kathleen joined the School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education (LSCE) as an academic advisor in September 2011, and is also an alumna of the degree completion program. She works closely with students from the first program inquiry meeting to their graduation application. Kathleen also advises the students in the Purchase at Rockland extension site program. In addition to her experience advising traditional and nontraditional college students, she provides additional support and counseling to students on academic probation. Kathleen was an adjunct instructor at Dutchess Community College, teaching Foundations of Communication and Psychological Principles from 2009 to 2011, before returning to Purchase College and plans to continue her education on the doctoral level.

Grazyna Gliwiak
Site Coordinator

Grazyna has been the site coordinator for the Purchase at RCC extension site since its inception in 2003. Having also worked at Rockland Community College since 2000, Grazyna is an excellent liaison for the students, faculty, and staff associated with the extension site program.

The Purchase at RCC extension site office is located in Brucker Hall, room 6102. The office is open three evenings per week from 4:45 to 7 p.m. on a varying schedule between Monday and Thursday evenings. Kathleen travels to the extension office two to three times per month to provide in-person advising. Advising appointments may also be made with Kathleen Ceng on the Westchester campus or via Skype. Grazyna Gliwiak is regularly available during office hours for assistance with registration and general questions. Calling for an appointment is strongly recommended.

To schedule an appointment, call (845) 574-4744 or email

Updated June 4, 2014