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The Office of Student Life develops the co-curricular college experience of Baruch students through a rich array of educationally diverse programs, opportunities for leadership and civic engagement, club and organization development, and community building. Through its varied program opportunities, the Office contributes toward the physical, emotional, and spiritual development of students.


Damali Smith headshotDamali Smith
Director of Student Life
Phone: (646) 312-4553


No photoSavanna Ramsey
Associate Director of Student Life Operations
Phone: (646) 312-4552


Dinetta Curtis headshotDinetta Curtis
Assistant Director of Leadership Development
Phone: (646) 312-4569


Crystal Tejada headshotCrystal Tejada
Assistant Director of Student Activities
Phone: (646) 312-4561

Crystal is delighted to be a part of the Student Life team at Baruch College! A native New Yorker, Crystal earned a B.A. in Psychology from St. Joseph's College and a Masters in Social Work from Hunter College. After three years of serving inner city youth as a social worker, she is now using her youth and leadership development knowledge to enhance the co-curricular experience for students as the Assistant Director for Student Activities. In her free time Crystal loves to bake, dance and spend time with friends.


Clay McCullough headshotClay McCullough
Assistant Director of Student Activities
Phone: (646) 312-4566

Clay serves as the Assistant Director of Student Activities in the Office of Student Life. Originally from Nashville, Tennessee, Clay now calls NYC his home. He attended Belmont University in Nashville where he earned a B.B.A. in business management. Immediately following Belmont, Clay enrolled at Vanderbilt University for graduate school where he obtained his Masters Degree in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs. While at Vanderbilt, Clay worked as a graduate assistant, working with over 500 student organizations, developing orientation programs for first-year and transfer students, and implementing various initiatives aimed at increasing student engagement and preparing college students to be successful after graduation. Prior to joining Baruch, Clay worked in marketing for a large higher education technology company in New York City. Clay currently lives in Brooklyn and spends much of his free time exploring everything the city has to offer or traveling outside of the city to visit friends and explore new places.


Emma Klainberg headshotEmma Klainberg
Graduate Activities Advisor
Phone: (646) 312-4557

Emma is so excited to be joining the Baruch Office of Student Life. Originally from Long Island, she hasn't strayed too far from home; she earned her B.A. and B.S. degrees from Binghamton University, and is currently a student in the Higher and Postsecondary Education program at Teachers College. Emma has been involved in various realms of student affairs throughout her time at Binghamton University, and most recently at Teachers College and Columbia Engineering. At Binghamton, Emma worked with New Student Programs, Academic Advising, and in the Student Association. At Columbia University, Emma was a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Affairs at Teachers College, as well as Coordinator of the Columbia Engineering SHAPE summer program. Emma has a particular interest in student activities, and is a lover of food and a cappella.


Michael Harris headshotMichael Harris
Graduate Activities Advisor
Phone: (646) 312-4564


Chloe Spencer HeadshotChloe Spencer
Daytime Office Manager
Phone: (646) 312-4560


Leanette Anzules HeadshotNatalie Otero
Evening Office Manager
Phone: (646) 312-4555


Traci Espinet HeadshotTraci Espinet-Marquez
Technology Specialist/Webmaster
Phone: (646) 312-4556