“I am honored to join the Metropolitan College of New York community as the Dean of Academic Affairs. I look forward to working collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to advance the college’s mission of providing accessible and affordable education to students from diverse backgrounds. Together, we will continue to innovate and create new opportunities for our students to succeed in their academic and professional pursuits.” – Dr. Hui-Yin Hsu

Metropolitan College of New York is proud to announce the appointment of
Dr. Hui-Yin Hsu as Dean for Academic Affairs.

“Dr. Hui-Yin Hsu is an accomplished academic leader, researcher and educator and known for her service to global and local communities. Her exceptional record of success and dedication to education make her a valuable addition to the MCNY community,” shared Humphrey Crookendale, Vice President of Academic Affairs at Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY).

Dr. Hsu previously served as the Dean of Continuing Education and Workforce Development at CUNY Queensborough Community College and as an Associate Dean and Full Professor at the School of Education and Interdisciplinary Studies at New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). She has significantly contributed to the education sector, including launching highly successful online programs and leading NYIT’s education programs to full recognition for CAEP national accreditation. She recently received a $5M Department of Labor Strengthening Community College Consortium Grant entitled, “Co-Designing an Integrated Accelerated Pathways Model with Employers and the Workforce Development System: Driving System Changes through the CUNY Community Colleges Consortium.”

Dr. Hsu was the Primary Investigator (PI) for the National Science Foundation Robert Noyce Grant (NSF, $1.2 Million) and Co-PI for the National Science Foundation Cyberlearning Grant (NSF, $1 Million). She secured nearly $1 million in New York State Consolidated Funding to Build Career Pathways and Talent Pipelines for Certified Recovery Peer Advocates. She also secured a Workforce Development Planning 21st Century Jobs Grant and Voya Foundation Grant, entitled Diversifying STEM Leadership: A hands-on community-based approach.

Dr. Hsu is a recognized leader in her field, having served as President, Vice President of Academic Affairs, and Secretary General and Board of Directors of the Chinese American Academic and Professional Society. She is a distinguished scholar with research focusing on using technologies to enhance language and literacy learning, new literacies, and mobile devices to consume and produce information for learning. She has published extensively in prestigious academic journals, including the International Journal of Innovation in Education, Simulation & Gaming, Journal of Science Education and Technology, Literacy, Research and Instruction, and Literacy Today.

About Metropolitan College of New York
For almost 60 years, MCNY has been serving highly motivated adult learners and has produced over 12,000 graduates; a vibrant network of professionals engaged in improving our world and striving for excellence. MCNY is a not-for-profit, accredited, private college committed to providing a superior, experientially-based education that fosters personal and professional development, promotes social justice, and encourages positive change in workplaces and communities. MCNY campuses are located in the Financial District at 60 West Street, New York, NY 10006 and in the Bronx at 463 East 149th Street, Bronx, NY 10455. For more information visit mcny.edu or call 212-343-1234.