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Elyse A. G. Fuller

Elyse A. G. Fuller

Elyse A. G. Fuller

Professor, Science

Technology Center, Room 8205


Elyse Fuller came to the College in 2004 and has taught a full palette of courses, including General Biology I and II, Environmental Science, Human Nutrition, Topics in Environmental Pollution, Anatomy and Physiology, and Introduction to the Human Body. Fuller co-developed the AS degree program in Environmental Science. Prior to her arrival at RCC, she was a biology instructor at Coastal Bend College in Beeville, TX. She earned a BA in Zoology from Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware, OH, and an MS in Biological Sciences from SUNY Albany, with a concentration in Ecology, Evolution and Behavior. Her areas of interest include avian ecology and behavior.


  • BA Zoology, Ohio Wesleyan University, 2000
  • MS Biological Sciences, Albany University, SUNY, 2002


  • Phi Theta Kappa Two-Star Chapter Recognition, 2010
  • “Forty under 40” award from Rockland Economic Development Corporation, 2009
  • Phi Theta Kappa Pinnacle Awards, 2008, 2010

Professional Accomplishments (Selected)

  • Faculty Senate Vice President/Secretary, 2009-2011, 2013-present
  • Academic Advisor, AS Environmental Science program at RCC, 2009-present
  • Organizing Committee of Rockland PLUS (Planning Land Use with Students), 2009-present
  • Faculty Co-Advisor for RCC Environmental Club, 2008-present

Presentations (Selected)

  • "Using the YardMap Network to Encourage Student Understanding of Sustainable Campus Landscape Management," 10th Annual Conference of the Environmental Consortium of Colleges and Universities, Poster Author and Presenter, Albany, NY, 2013
  • "Citizen Science:  A Research and Learning Tool for the College Classroom," 2013 Annual Conference of the New York State Outdoor Education Association, Presenter, Pace University, Pleasantville, NY