Interfaith Center


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Main Office Location

Interfaith Center
Earle Hall, Lower Level – Rooms 020, 021 and 022
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.


Haleema Sadia
Graduate Asisstant
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Haleema Sadia is a Graduate Assistant for the Interfaith Center. She is pursuing her Master’s in Psychology. As a GA, her prime responsibilities include overseeing all the religious bodies and student clubs on-campus and making sure they get to celebrate their events with full zeal and zest. She enjoys her spare time writing and playing Squash. Her favorite thing about Adelphi is CRS. Her goal at Adelphi is to be as involved as she can while also achieving success in her own field.

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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