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Purchase College @ RCC

Academic Advising

Cynthia Marino-SicatCheryl DePra
Interim Academic Advisor

BA, Purchase College 

Cheryl joined the School of Liberal Studies & Continuing Education (LSCE) in July 2014, 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. Cheryl also advises students in the Purchase at Rockland extension site program. In addition to her experience advising traditional and nontraditional college students, Cheryl is a trained classical pianist with a passion for the arts. She was a private instructor and Montessori educator prior to returning to Purchase College.

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. Cheryl travels to the extension office two to three times per month to provide in-person advising. Advising appointments may also be made with Cheryl DePra 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 Aug. 13, 2014