2016-2017 Staff

Kevin Horton

Faculty Advisor

In 1991 Kevin Horton founded the  Gold Coast Gazette a weekly publication that has since gone on to receive a number of awards, been designated the official newspaper of the City of Glen Cove, the Village of Sea Cliff and two...

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Matt Santamaria

Editor in Chief

A Senior studying communication arts. This past summer, he was a multimedia intern at MLB Advanced Media and is currently a Media Relations intern with the East Coast Conference (NCAA Division II) . He enjoys watching baseball...

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Simone Smith

Managing Editor

A Junior seeking a B.A. in English. She is involved with NYIT school events and works at the Central Islip Campus. In her free time she enjoys reading, writing and listening to music. ...

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Shannon Duer

Sports/Social Media Editor

A senior student studying Communication Arts and Captain of the Women's Basketball team. I want to fulfill a career in sports reporting and journalism, and I feel that the Campus Slate is a great way to practice my skills because...

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Oluwayemisi Abayomi

Writer/Social Media

A Senior student studying Communication Arts. She is a photographer. She also enjoys music and most forms of art

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Frank Valentino


I am a Senior studying Communication Arts. Outside of the classroom, I am a Captain of the Men's Baseball team. Some of my favorite things to do during my leisure time are listening to music, taking  trips down to the beach with...

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Robert Callaghan


Robert is currently a freshman Media Communications major. He enjoys writing and is very passionate about sports.

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