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Jayshree Chestnut

Residence Coordinator, Farside

Jayshree Chestnut is one of the newest additions to the Office of Community Engagement team here at SUNY purchase College. Her background and introduction into Higher Education began at SUNY Buffalo State College, where she received a Bachelor’s degree of Arts in Public Communication, with minors in both Creative Studies, and Leadership; and a Master of Science degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration. While attending SUNY Buffalo State she severed in many student leadership roles such as Conference Assistant, Resident Assistant and First Year Advisors. Prior to joining the Office of Community Engagement at Purchase College, Jayshree was the Coordinator of Residence Life for Programming and Community Development, at Georgian Court University (2013-2015), as well as a Residence Hall Director at Stony Brook University (2015-2019).

Jayshree is a native New Yorker, from Manhattan, New York. Her interests include vacationing, and home decorating, her career interests are working within the Office of Community Standards as she believes one of the greatest opportunities to make an impact on the growth and development of a student, is through student conduct!