Helen Wolf, MS Ed., MA
Director of Campus Ministry
Helen Wolf joined The College of New Rochelle on the Campus Ministry team. She comes to us from the Brooklyn Diocese, where she taught for fifteen years at both the grammar and high school levels. Helen completed her Master of Science Degree in Education at Queens College/CUNY, and a Master of Arts in Religion and Religious Education from Fordham University. She is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Religious Education, also at Fordham. Her professional writing credits include a chapter entitled, “Fostering Vibrant Worship in Catholic Schools” in Vibrant Worship With Youth published by Saint Mary’s Press in 2000. This book was written as a manual for the 1997 National Federation for Catholic Youth Ministry’s publication on liturgy, From Age to Age: The Challenge of Worship With Adolescents. She authored the feature article on school liturgies for the October 2001 edition of Celebration. Additionally, Helen wrote over a dozen prayer services implemented at the Saint Mary’s Press Workshops for Catholic high school teachers, campus ministers,
and administrators held across the country.
Rev. Dr. J. Joseph Flynn, OFM Cap.
Fr. Joe Flynn, OFM Cap. is the Chaplain at The College of New Rochelle and a member of the Campus Ministry team. Fr. Joe grew up in Woodside, New York but left to join the Capuchin-Franciscan Order of the Province of St. Mary. He was ordained to the Priesthood in November of 1966. He completed his Master of Divinity in 1966 and a Master of Theology in 1967. Fr. Joe then went on to study Pastoral Counseling at the Iona Institute and received his Ms.Ed. in Pastoral Counseling in 1972. While on the faculty at the Maryknoll School of Theology, he received his Doctorate in Ministry from Princeton Theological Seminary in 1988. In addition to his work in Campus Ministry, Fr. Joe has also taught a course in Christology at
Jennifer Crowhurst, MA
Jennifer is a CNR alumna, having graduated in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies. She has since completed a Master of Arts in Teaching and is presently pursuing a Master of Arts in Religious Studies, both at Sacred Heart University in Connecticut. While at Sacred Heart, Jennifer served as a Residence Hall Director, working primarily with a community of four hundred sophomore students. Among her accomplishments, Jennifer was awarded the Sacred Heart University Outstanding Graduate Assistant Award in 2009. In the preceding year, she received the Connecticut State Richard F. Stevens Outstanding Graduate Student Award from the National Association for Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.
Tyrone Patrick, BA
Gospel Choir Director
A native of New York City, Tyrone Patrick began serving in music ministry at a very young age, first as a pianist and organist, and later as a choral arranger and vocalist. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of Toledo. Tyrone has performed with such artists as Richard Smallwood, Andre Crouch, James Cleveland, and Duke Ellington. Currently, he aslo serves as the Associate Minister of Music for Grace Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, and is the Musical Director for Space for Grace at Riverside Church in Manhattan.
Xheni (Jenny) Rroji, MA
Chapel Choir Director/Organist
Albanian born pianist Xheni (Jenny) Rroji won her first international prize at the age of 14 at the Concours International de Migron in France. In Europe she performed with several ensembles as a soloist, including the Bordeaux-Aquitaine Chamber Orchestra, L’Orchestre du Conservatoire de Paris, the Philharmonic Orchestra of the National Radio, and the Opera Symphony Orchestra of Albania. While in France, Jenny earned a Master’s degree from the Conservatoire Superieur de Musique de Paris. In 1998, Jenny came to New York where she earned a Master of Arts in Piano Performance at the Manhattan School of Music. Currently, she is a doctoral student at The Graduate Center (CUNY). She is the artistic director and co-founder of the Ossia Symphony Orchestra, a not-for-profit organization designed to provide musicians with scholarships that supplement tuition costs and educational-related loans.