Tasheka Sutton-Young, EdD
Dr. Tasheka Sutton-Young has worked in Higher Education for over 15 years. She received both her bachelor's and master's degrees in Communications from Iona College. In addition, she earned her doctorate in Executive Leadership from St. John Fisher College. Dr. Sutton-Young's dissertation research focused on students with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their transition to community college.
Tasheka has recently been appointed as the Kingsborough Community College President's Executive Chief of Staff. She previously served as the Director for Student Life and Athletics for over six years. Prior to her tenure at KCC, she served as the Coordinator of Student Activities at Cleveland State University, the Associate Director of Student Activities at Stony Brook University, the Assistant Director for Fraternity and Sorority Life at Stony Brook University, and as a Residence Hall Director at Iona College.
The Tasheka Sutton–Young Spirit Award established at Stony Brook University in 2006 is awarded annually to a student who is passionate about positively representing fraternity and sorority life. She is the recipient of numerous awards, and honors as well as the author and presenter of numerous educational presentations at colleges throughout the country.