Matthew Cortese

Department Head

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Matt initially pursued a degree in communications and marketing at Le Moyne College, but had a change of heart after 3 years. He once worked as an extra on an HBO film shoot, and that is when he decided to transfer to Hofstra University where he went on to receive a bachelor’s degree in Film Production.


Prior to teaching students, Matt completed two Capstone projects working after-school care for inner-city youth in Rochester, NY. He is a team player and has a creative mind that he applies to his work.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Spending time with his dog
  • Watching hockey
  • Playing video games