DeVry College of New York Appoints Patricia Capaldo as Dean of its Manhattan Center

NEW YORK CITY– August 16, 2011 – DeVry College of New York has announced the appointment of Patricia Capaldo as dean of its Manhattan Center. Capaldo has been part of the leadership team for DeVry College of New York since 2006, most recently as senior director of admissions. Prior to her current position, she served as assistant director of admissions for DeVry University’s North Brunswick, N.J. campus.

Capaldo earned her master's degree in human resource management from the Keller Graduate School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from William Paterson University.

“I am honored to help further DeVry’s commitment to providing New York residents with top-quality, career-oriented higher education, as well as its mission to prepare students for 21st century career success,” said Capaldo.

In her new position, Capaldo will be responsible for managing the center and maintaining all operations, including admissions, compliance, community outreach and involvement, while attracting and retaining quality faculty and staff. DeVry College of New York's NYC metro comprises three locations: the Manhattan Center, Midtown Manhattan Campus and Rego Park (Queens) Center.

About DeVry University 

Founded in 1931, DeVry University is one of the largest, private sector universities in North America, with more than 90,000 students enrolled in the United States and Canada. In New York, DeVry University operates as DeVry College of New York. The university’s mission is to foster student learning through high-quality, career-oriented education integrating technology, business, science and the arts. With more than 90 locations, DeVry University delivers practitioner-oriented undergraduate and graduate degree programs onsite and online that meet the needs of a diverse and geographically dispersed student population. Home to five colleges of study, including Business & Management, Engineering & Information Sciences, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts & Sciences, and Media Arts & Technology, DeVry University’s outstanding faculty members, work in the fields that they teach, providing students with real-world experiences that prepare them for high-growth careers.
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