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Nursing Students at York

Public Notice Of Upcoming Accreditation Review Visit By The Accreditation Commission of Education for Nursing (ACEN)

York College, Department of Nursing wishes to announce that it will host a site visit for continuing accreditation of its baccalaureate nursing program by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) from September 29, 2021, to October 1, 2021.
You are invited to meet with the site visit team and share your comments about the program in person at a meeting scheduled at 1:45 pm on Thursday, September 30, 2021, in the Science Building Room 133 located at 94-50 159th Street Jamaica, NY 11451
or via Zoom Meeting ID: 817 5456 1096 Passcode: 306620

Written comments are also welcome and should be submitted directly to:
Dr. Marsal Stoll, Chief Executive Officer
Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing
3390 Peachtree Road Northeast, Suite 1400
Atlanta, GA 30326
Or email:
All written comments should be received by the ACEN by September 20, 2021

Advisory Board Members

The Nursing Advisory Board Members are comprised of Administrators from Medical Facilities, Community Organizations, Community Colleges, Alumni, York College Nursing Students, and Nursing Club Members.

Clinical Affiliate Administrators 

  • Peter Allar, Assistant Director, Department of Nursing Education, Forest Hills Hospital / Northwell Health 
  • Agatha Anosike, Senior Associate Director, Nursing Education, Research & Quality Improvement, Kings County Hospital Center / NYC Health + Hospitals
  • Katherine Cohen, Director Senior Employment-JSPOA
  • Jamie Devera, Director, Queens Hospital Center / NYC Health + Hospitals
  • Kathleen Farrell, Assistant Director of Nursing, Kings County Hospital Center / NYC Health + Hospitals
  • Audrey Graham-O'Gilvie, Veteran Administration, Patient Services Education Chief
  • Peaches Grinion, Silvercrest Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation 
  • Margaret Levine, Senior Associate, Director of Nursing Education, Research & Quality Woodhull Medical Center / NYC Health + Hospitals
  • Melissa Marrero, College Relations Specialist, Visiting Nurse Service of New York
  • Claudia Davis-Price, Education Specialist, Nursing Staff Development Jamaica Hospital
  • Mercedes Shannon, Assistant Director of Training Education & Research, Woodhull Medical Center / NYC Health + Hospitals
  • Patricia Stith, Network Director Professional Development & Organizational Learning (Flushing & Jamaica Hospitals)

Community Organizations

  • Lt. Ermance Pierre-Louis, Salvation Army 
  • Pastor Kellar Mark, First Reformed Church of Jamaica
  • Sharon Mills-Robinson, GAC Outreach Ministry Volunteer & Member Greater Allen AME Cathedral of NY

College Affiliations

  • Kathleen Karsten, Program Director, LaGuardia Community College
  • Anne Marie Menendez, Nursing Chairperson, Queensborough Community College
  • Margaret Reilly, Academic Director for Nursing, School of Professional Studies
  • Hillory Thorpe, Dean Swedish Institute College of Health Sciences
  • Bridget Weeks, Chairperson, Kingsborough Community College


  • Modupe Adedeji-Fajobi, Alumni York College
  • Celia Mills, Alumni York College

Nursing Club

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer