Experts

The Tri-State Consortium offers experts on the topics of higher education, general college and university issues and educational opportunities for students. Our newsletter, videos and photos may be used with permission only. Please contact Robert James for immediate assistance. Please send suggestions for additional content to the webmaster.

Hasani Carter, PhD, MPH

Dr. Carter is currently the New Jersey EOF Statewide Director. He has served as President of the Educational Opportunity Fund ...
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Phyllis A. H. Breland, M.Ed.

Phyllis A.Holmes-Breland is the current president of the Tri-State Consortium and an 1980 Arthur O. Eve Higher Education Opportunity Program ...
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Mike DeJesus III

Mr. DeJesus is a program officer for Higher Education Opportunity Programs (HEOP) at the New York State Education Department (NYSED) ...
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Robert D. James

Mr. Robert D. James presently serves as an owner of a management consultant firm and speaker service. Most recently he ...
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Glenn B. Lang, EdD

Dr. Glenn Lang is the Assistant Secretary of Higher Education for Academic Affairs and Student Programs (Retired), Office of the Secretary ...
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Joed Lopez

Joed Lopez is the founder of PanVisio.org, a tech training start-up aimed at helping non-profit and educational organizations modernize their ...
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Karen Riley

Ms. Riley has worked in equal opportunity programs for nearly 20 years.  For the past 14 years, she has worked ...
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Christine A. Zuzack

Ms. Zuzack spent 39 years in active roles in student financial aid administration. She retired in 2017 from her post ...
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Remembering Henry Durand, PhD

The Tri-State Consortium of Opportunity Programs organization was saddened to learn of the passing of Henry James Durand, Jr. Ph.D., ...
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Election results

The Tri-State Consoritium welcomes the 2019-2021 Tri-State Executive Board officers. Their respective term will begin on January 1, 2020. President ...
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Thomas J. Thomas

Mr. Thomas is currently Dean, University College at Wilkes University in Pennsylvania.  He has been responsible for the Act 101 ...
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