Celia Lloyd, a higher education strategist and change leader, has worked at the City College of New York (CCNY) for approximately 18 years. During her tenure she has held several leadership roles. Celia has served as a member of the College’s Strategic Planning Committees and the Middle States Committee. Nationally, Celia served on several committees of the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO). A key leader, she has participated in CUNY’s Executive Leadership Development Program and the Harvard University Management Development Program.
In her multiple capacities at CUNY over her tenure there, she’s served as the Senior Registrar, Director of Student Information Systems, Assistant Vice President for Enrollment Management, and Assistant Vice President for PeopleSoft/CUNYfirst Integration.
Prior to joining CCNY, Celia worked as Academic Services Manager at the University of the Virgin Islands, St. Croix Campus, where she oversaw aspects of enrollment management activities, including admissions, registration services, and graduation. She also became involved in other aspects of life on the island serving as an Emergency Services Coordinator for the Virgin Islands Territorial Emergency Management Agency (V.I.T.E.M.A.). Before joining the University of the Virgin Islands team Celia worked as an educational professional at Queens College/CUNY.
Celia’s passion is mentoring and empowering others. She strongly believes in helping individuals achieve their highest potential, and leverages her experiences to maximize talent -- an essential attribute that allows her to build strong dynamic teams. Celia developed and led a Leadership Development Program at City College for staff members. More recently, Celia has expanded her mentorship to female students in community college by becoming an active mentor in the Women of GRIT Program at Guttman Community College/CUNY. She believes that providing mentorship to underserved students is critical to access and retention. In addition to these roles across the University, Celia has served as a Member of the Church Council (Board of Deacons and Trustees) of the Riverside Church, as well as Chair of the Membership and Parish Life Commission.
Listen to Celia discuss the impact of mentoring, empowering, and inspiring students in higher education at the links above and below. She can also be contacted through her email email@example.com and visit her LinkedIn page here.