Chyva is a Fordham University graduate student in the Master's program of Religious Education: Young Adult and Youth Ministry with a background in counseling and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology and Theology from Fordham. She has six brothers and one sister whom she loves and works closely with to stay current on youth issues. She is passionate about religious education, and is thrilled to be joining the Hofstra Family!
Father Joseph Scolaro, Chaplain
Fr. Joseph Scolaro is a priest of the Diocese of Rockville Centre assigned to St. Joseph's Church in Garden City as Associate Pastor. He is also currently serving as the Catholic Chaplain at Hofstra University, coordinating the sacramental life and programs for the faculty, staff, and students involved in Catholic Campus Ministry.
Born and raised on Long Island, Fr. Scolaro attended Chaminade High School, and went on to study Biology and Philosophy at the University of Notre Dame. He then studied theology at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph's Seminary, after which he was ordained to the priesthood in June 2014.