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AODE Staff

Lincoln Center

Ms. Melissa Gazal
Assistant Director for Programming and Coordinator of Alcohol and Other Drug Education

Melissa joined the Fordham staff in August 2019. As the head of the Alcohol and Other Drug Education program, she does preventative and alternative programming, trains student leaders on campus surrounding substance misuse and abuse issues and meets with students who have been referred for violation of the University's drug and alcohol policy. She also advises the student-run club BeWellLC and the Wellness Educators, the Campus Activities Board, and guides various student clubs as they create programming initiatives and activities surrounding general health and wellness issues and topics pertinent to college students. She completed her Master of Education in College Student Affairs at Rutgers University in May 2016, and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from Fordham University at Lincoln Center in May 2014.