Our Team

Meet Our Leadership Team

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Thomas P. Rock

Thomas Rock, Ed.D. (he/him)

Vice Provost for Student Affairs

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Denise Boneta (she/her)

Executive Director, Graduate Student Life & Development

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Whitney Hedgepeth (she/her)

Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives & Communication

Karen Kelly

Karen Kelly (she/her)

Manager of Administrative Services

Lema Moliga (she/her)

Director, Student Support & Advocacy

Sabeen Sheikh, Ed.D. (she/her)

Director, TC NEXT

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Graduate Student Life & Development

Engage with peers and persons with diverse cultural experiences, to examine new philosophies, to develop new interests and skills, and to prepare for active participation in a rapidly changing global society.  

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Student Support & Advocacy (SSA)

Dedicated to helping TC students successfully graduate and fulfill any other goals they may have during their time at TC. Through individual meetings, programming and initiatives, we connect students to available support and resources from TC, Columbia University, and elsewhere in NYC. 

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Navigating & Exploring for Tomorrow

Partnerships with academic programs support students and alumni to foster skills for achieving success in careers, communities and organizations. 

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