Stacy Cummins

TRiO Project Director


Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School, 2000

CUNY Lehman College, B.A. Speech Language Pathology, 2005

CUNY Brooklyn College, M.A. School Counseling, 2012



Georgetown, Guyana (South America)


Fun Facts

I am the proud mother of two wonderful girls (Arielle and Sophia)

I do not like to travel.

In my spare time, I love to cook and watch movies. 


Favorite Quotes

"Do to others as you would have them do to you," Apostle Luke

"The roots of education are bitter, but the fruits are sweet," Aristotle 


Favorite Movies

The Sound of Music, Toy Story 3, Beauty and the Beast and Avatar


Favorite Books

"The New Covenant Unveiled" by David Wilkerson, "Leadership 101" by John Maxwell and "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People" by Stephen R. Covey

Rashonda Moore

College Advisor


The School of Legal Studies, 2012

CUNY New York City College of Technology- BS Human Services, 2017

Northeastern University, Masters in Education Higher Education Administration, Expected 2021



Brooklyn, New York


Fun Facts:

I love Elmo!

My nickname is Smiley 

I love to travel and eat

Favorite Quotes:

"Live, Love, Laugh & Learn" - Rashonda Moore (I added the and learn)

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” –Maya Angelou

Favorite Movies:

Queen and Slim, Pride and Prejudice, Twilight Series, Avengers Series

Favorite Books:

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Their eyes were watching god by Zora Neale Hurtson, First, We make the Beast Beautiful by Sarah Wilson

Olivia Nieves

College Advisor


Bronx Studio School for Writer's and Artist, 2015

SUNY Purchase College, B.A in Sociology, 2019

CUNY Hunter College, Masters in School Counseling, Expected 2021



South Bronx, New York

Fun Facts:

Studied Abroad in Tanzania, Africa

I am a fraternal twin.

I have a Husky Siberian 


Favorite Quotes:

"I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel." -Maya Angelou

"Not everything that is faced can be changed, but nothing can be changed until it is faced." -James Baldwin 

Favorite Movies:

The Great Gatsby , Maleficent

Favorite Books:

The Four Agreements By Don Miguel Ruiz 

Ruth Viera

Administrative Assistant


Borough of Manhattan Community College - A.S Animation and Graphics, 2019



 Caracas, Venezuela


Fun Facts:

I named my son after one of my Hollywood’s crush (Matthew McConaughey)


Favorite Quotes:

"The flower that blooms in adversity is the most rare and beautiful of all." -Mulan Movie.

“Wisdom begins with the recognition of one’s own ignorance” -Socrates.


Favorite Movies: Practical Magic, Stardust, Casablanca


Favorite Books: The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho, The Violinist of Venice by Alissa Palombo, Cronicas de Una Muerte Anunciada (Chronicle of a Death Foretold) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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