Five Towns College Title IX Compliance and Requirements

Five Towns College

Title IX Compliance and Requirements

Notice of Nondiscrimination Policy


In compliance with Title VI and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and other federal, state and local laws, and in accordance with institutional values, Five Towns College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, age or disability in the administration of any of its educational programs and activities or in its employment practices. Also, Five Towns College does not discriminate on the basis of alienage or citizenship status, gender (including gender identity), marital partnership status, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics or domestic violence victim status in its employment practices. Further, in accordance with Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Five Towns College does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs, activities or employment practices.

Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the Five Towns College Title IX Coordinator or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights (OCR),New York—Region II, 32 Old Slip, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10005

Title IX states, in part, that: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance…”

Here is the information required under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 for the

Five Towns College Title IX Coordinator:

Name/Title: Dana Gioe, J. D.
Office Address: FTC, Room 106A
Telephone Number: (631) 656-2185
Email Address:
Other Job Title: Attorney; Assistant Professor, Business/Liberal Arts

Deputy Title IX Coordinators:

  1. Dr. Jennifer Albert, FTC Room# 104A, (631) 656-2128,, Dean of Students/Director of HEOP
  2. Janet Kaplan, J.D., FTC Room # 501, (631) 656-2129,, Compliance and Strategic Initiatives
  3. Thomas O’Boyle, M.B.A., FTC Residence Hall-Symphony office, (631) 656-2126,, Associate Dean of Students/Director of Residence Life
  4. Krysti O’Rourke, FTC Room #307F, (631) 656-2163,, Director of Career Services
  5. Christine Miceli, FTC Room 106A, (631) 656-2185,, MORE Program
  6. James Ryan, FTC Room# 104A, (631) 656-2127,, Associate HEOP Director

Click Here for Five Towns College Title IX: Grievance Policy and Procedures, Resources and Rights. 

Title IX Resource Guide For more information on notices of nondiscrimination, please review:

• 34 C.F.R. §§ 106.8(a), 106.9;
• Notice of Nondiscrimination (August 2010), available at
• Dear Colleague Letter: Title IX Grievance Procedures, Postsecondary Education (August 4, 2004), available

New York State “Enough is Enough”
Legislation signed by Governor Andrew Cuomo July 2015

Five Towns College adopts and incorporates the State University of New York (SUNY) Policies on Sex Violence Prevention and Responsibilities of December 2014 which includes:

  • Definition of affirmative consent;
  • Amnesty policy;
  • Students’ Bill of Rights;
  • Comprehensive training requirements; and
  • Reporting requirements to the State Education Department.

Here is the link to this important document: