Farmingdale State College Hires New Academic Advisers

Matthew James D'Angelo, William Horton-Anderson, and Lauren Bazhdari have joined Farmingdale State College as academic advisers in the Academic Advisement and Information Center (AAIC).

D'Angelo has Farmingdale roots, having taught in the sport management department from 2012-2014.  He was an adviser at Ball State University, and more recently, Eagle Hill Preparatory School in Massachusetts.  Much of his career has been involved in athletics, from men's golf coach at SUNY Old Westbury to interning with the U.S. Olympic Committee in 2011. He holds two degrees in Sport Management from West Virginia University.

Horton-Anderson joins Farmingdale from St. Mary's College of Maryland, where he was a career adviser in the college's Career Development Center. Previous to that he was a graduate academic adviser at Eastern Michigan University. He holds an MA in Counseling from Eastern Michigan, and a BS in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin – River Falls campus.  He is a member of the National Academic Advising Association.

Bazhdari most recently worked at Hofstra University, where she was Advising Dean. It is a position she also held at Columbia University.  At LIM College she was an academic adviser from 2006-2012.  She graduated from Queens College with an MS in Education/School Counseling, and Binghamton University with a BS in Human Development.

Adviser with student
Last Modified 4/9/20