Sheraz is the new Assistant Director for the Asian American Cultural Center (AACC). In this role he provides strategic planning, financial management, program assessment, and departmental reporting for the Center. In addition, he provides day to day management of the center including the supervision, development and evaluation of center’s student staff (comprised of graduate and undergraduate assistants and Peer Liaisons).
Before coming to Yale, Sheraz completed his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics at Ithaca College. It was there he fell into and found a passion for his career in Student Affairs and Higher Education through his involvements such as Resident Assistant, Orientation Leader, and Student Leadership Consultant. Upon graduation, he decided to take time off from his education to work full-time as an Area Coordinator at Colby-Sawyer College in New Hampshire for a few years, gaining professional experience prior to pursuing his masters.
Sheraz completed his Master of Education in the Student Personnel in Higher Education program at the University of Florida. Balancing school work with his extracurriculars, he also worked for the Office of First-Generation Student Success, the Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs, and the Brown Center for Leadership and Service.
Sheraz also serves on the board of APAN (Asian Pacific American Network) as the Community Engagement Chair which is a part of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).