Faculty - Minor in Aging Studies
Minor in Aging Studies

Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Health Professions and Education


Bruce A. Brodsky, M.S.

Adjunct Lecturer Gerontology

Bruce A. Brodsky
Phone: (315) 792-3075
Office: 230 White Hall


I have developed and managed new programs, and written successful grant and funding applications for most of my professional life. I have also participated in 70 rounds of federal, foundation and state grant application competitive peer reviews including 17 as Panel Chair or Lead Facilitator.

Among other professional contributions to my field include facilitating board and organization strategic planning for not-for-profit organizations. I have also been an adjunct instructor and seminar presenter on grant writing, outcome measurement and nonprofit advancement. I was the co-founder of a regional Foundation Center Cooperating Collection.

Through the years I have served as an officer and board member for over two-dozen community and public service organizations. Currently I am a past Treasurer and now Vice President of the Mohawk Valley Water Authority; and the Founder and current Treasurer of Utica Dollars for Scholars scholarship foundation. I am a former publically elected member of the Utica Board of Education and of the Oneida County Board of Legislators, as well as the Past President of the Utica Public Library, Mid-York Library System and the Oneida County Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Married to the former Mary Ann Lasek for nearly 40 years, we have two children and four grandchildren. Our daughter, a Utica College graduate, is a Middle School Mathematics Teacher; and our son, also a Utica College graduate, is a Cybersecurity Software Engineer.

I am devoted to a life-long passion about Walt Disney World and other Disney destinations including blogger on related web sites and social media. I have developed a wide following among Disney enthusiasts world-wide through a dozen web properties devoted to Disney trip planning and travel and vacation contests.


Sarah Burnett-Wolle, Ph.D.
Chair, Aging Studies
219 White Hall

(315) 223-2576
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