Dowling College Elects Myrka A. Gonzalez to the Board of Trustees
April 9, 2008
(Oakdale, N.Y.) Myrka A. Gonzalez, a resident of Patchogue and Chief Financial Officer of Nualliance, LLC, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of Dowling College.
Comprised of business and community leaders across the region, the Dowling College Board of Trustees is responsible for ensuring that the institution fulfills its mission of providing all students with the best education possible.
“Our primary focus at Dowling College is to support all students in their quest to learn. Our commitment to students is to provide them with the opportunity to succeed,” said Dowling College President Robert J. Gaffney. “Having enthusiastic and accomplished leaders on our Board of Trustees, such as Myrka Gonzalez, ensures that we will fulfill our goal to support all students so that they will always strive to learn.”
In addition to her work at Nualliance LLC, Myrka also is an adjunct professor at SUNY Suffolk Community College and has been a practicing attorney for over twenty years. Myrka has also received her doctoral degree from Dowling College. Myrka has been awarded many honors, such as the Association of Fundraising Professionals Philanthropist of the Year and the Town of Islip Hispanic Heritage Award. Dowling College commends Myrka for her dedicated public service. She is currently on the Chairman’s Council of the Heckscher Museum of Art and on the Education Committee of the Suffolk County Bar Association. Myrka has also been published numerous times, including legal and educational articles that were published in the Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education, Latin Long Island and La Tribuna.
About Dowling College
Dowling College is an independent, coeducational college that serves more than 6,500 students at its historic Rudolph Campus on the banks of the Connetquot River in Oakdale, NY, and the 105-acre Brookhaven Campus in eastern Long Island and a business center located near the Nassau-Suffolk border in Melville. Dowling offers Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees in several disciplines through its four schools: Arts and Sciences, Aviation, Business, and Education. http://www.dowling.edu
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