Marc E. Oppenheim was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY and received his B.A. from Hofstra University in sociology and M.A. from Hofstra University in speech communication and rhetorical studies. He joined the Hofstra University administration in 2000 as a member of the Center for University Advising where he held the positions of Assistant Dean and Sr. Assistant Dean, serving as academic advisor to first-year students and coordinating components of the new student orientation program. From 2000-2007 he also served as advisor to the Hofstra University chapter of Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Society receiving leadership awards for his service at their 2001 and 2006 National Conventions. In 2005, Dean Oppenheim joined the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication where he is currently in charge of all matters pertaining to the student experience. He also teaches as an Adjunct Instructor in the Department of Rhetoric and served as program director for their MA in Rhetorical studies from 2010-2014. In addition, Dean Oppenheim has taught courses in communications/digital media at Nassau Community College and Molloy College. In 2014, he launched MEOjobs, a non-commercial aggregate resource site for students and professionals seeking career opportunities in media, communications and the arts. Dean Oppenheim is a member of NACADA, PRSA, SPJ, SAJA, and TieNY.