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December 2015: Linda Green appointed to Board of Trustees at Nassau Community College


For Immediate Release:  January 5, 2016

Linda Green Appointed to Nassau Community College Board of Trustees linda_green

Garden City, NY – Linda Green has been appointed to the Nassau Community College Board of Trustees by Nassau County.

"I am pleased to welcome Trustee Green to the Board, and I look forward to working with her. Her experiences in educational settings will certainly inform her actions in a positive way," said Dr. Thomas Dolan, Interim President of the College

A lifelong educator, Green comes to Nassau Community College with over 45 years of experience on every level of education, from elementary school teacher to college professor. She is currently an adjunct professor in the graduate education division at New York City's Touro College. Previously, Green served as the principal of The Lynn Gross Discovery School in Queens.

"I know that given Ms. Green's longstanding experience in education, she will further deepen the Board's expertise as it moves forward in adding to the opportunities for NCC to continue to fulfill its mission of providing our students with an affordable, high quality higher education," said Dr. Jorge Gardyn, Chair of the NCC Board of Trustees.

Green holds a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and a Certificate in Supervision and Administration, all from Queens College. She is proud to say that she is the product of public schools in K-12, as well as higher education.

"I am honored to be given the opportunity to serve Nassau Community College as a Trustee," said Green. "As a life-long educational professional, I will use my experience to enhance the College and its commitment to higher education for today's students and for future generations. Thank you to all who have put their faith and trust in me."

In addition to her educational experience, Green has been very active in community service. She was elected and served as the Town Clerk of the Town of North Hempstead. Green also currently sits on the Board of the Science Museum of Long Island and is a member and past president of Cancer Care of Manhasset and Port Washington.

Green and her husband Edward currently reside in Port Washington.

Media Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 alicia.steger@ncc.edu

About Nassau Community College Nassau Community College, part of the State University of New York, is an institution where almost 22,000 full- and part-time students and approximately 10,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 70 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.

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