University At Albany, Bachelors 2005
University At Albany, MSW 2007
Born and Raised in Brooklyn, NY Sari Khatib joined the University at Albany family in 2001 as a freshman through the Educational Opportunities Program (E.O.P). He received his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, with a minor in Urban Education and Psychology and his Masters in Social Work (MSW) from the University at Albany. In his role as the Assistant Director for Programming for Orientation and Transition Programs, Sari is responsible for planning, implementing, and assessing programs for new students beginning with Summer Orientation and extending through the entire academic year. Mr. Khatib works closely with the Orientation management team to hire Orientation Assistants and to develop a 3 week Leadership Training Program.
Sari enjoys working closely with students and family members of the University at Albany Community and has extensive experience in programming and leadership development. Prior to joining the New Student Programs team, Mr. Khatib has served as an Orientation Assistant for 3 summers and as an Orientation Coordinator for 3 summers. He also worked with the Department of Residential Life for 9 years in a variety of positions (Resident Assistant, Residence Hall Director, and Quad Coordinator).
In 2010, Mr. Khatib was a recipient of the Department of Residential Life Staff Member of the Semester award. He was also a recipient of the Alumni Quad Professional Staff member of the year award in 2007, 2009, and 2011. Mr. Khatib looks forward to welcoming all New Great Danes and their family members as they begin their journey at UA!
Words of Wisdom: In life you must be sure to listen to those who mentor you and keep your eyes on the prize in order to achieve your goals.