Interfaith Center


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Main Office Location

Interfaith Center
Ruth S. Harley University Center, Room 302
1 South Avenue
P.O. Box 701
Garden City, NY 11530

Meet Our Staff

Office Staff

Wendy BadalaWendy Badala
Director of International Student Services and Interfaith Center
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Wendy is the Director of International Student Services and the Interfaith Center. She has been at Adelphi since 2007 and has worked in the field of immigration and international student advisement since 2001. Previously, Wendy has worked at the Julliard School in New York City and Mohawk Valley Community College, the State University of New York in Utica, New York. Wendy studied her undergraduate degree at Plattsburgh State University in New York and the University of Chester in England. She is currently working on her Master of Arts Degree in General Psychology at Adelphi University.

Wendy’s responsibilities are to ensure institutional compliance with governmental immigration regulations, provide and support cultural programs and exchanges, pre-professional opportunities, employment guidance and authorization, social opportunities and co-curricular engagement in order to enhance students’ overall learning and development. She also serves as the adviser to the International Student Society and the South Asian Student Association.

Mujtabaali Shah Interfaith Center Graduate AssistantMujtaba Ali Shah
Graduate Assistant

Mujtaba Ali Shah is currently an MBA student at Adelphi University. He completed his bachelors degree in finance from Comsats Institute of Information and Technology Islamabad, Pakistan. Mujtaba’s career aspiration is to work as an analyst with top notch international investment banks such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Barclay’s Capital. His hobbies include practicing stock trading, meeting new people, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

Faith-Based Staff

The Interfaith Center houses the offices of several chaplains and the Adelphi Christian Fellowship. Serving all students on the Adelphi campus, the chaplains provide programs both on and off campus, are available for counseling during their office hours and conduct services on a weekly basis.


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