Lucy Cano

Director, Certificate Program in Ministry

Educational Background

  • M. Div., 2013, NYTS
  • Dr. in Ministry, 2015, NYTS

Religious Affiliation

  • Presbyterian Church USA (Deaconess)

Born and raised in Colombia, immigrated to US 33 years ago, was married for 18 years to Michael Cano, and procreated two beautiful girls, Kathleen (35) who now is a nurse practitioner and Deborah (28), a NYC school teacher.  Lucy is a Deaconess in the Presbyterian Church, USA.  

Lucy earned her Bachelor of Arts at College of New Rochelle, her Master of Divinity and a Doctor in Ministry degrees, and one unit of CPE from New York Theological Seminary. 

Joined the New York Theological Seminary in 1999 serving in the Certificate Program, then as an executive Administrative Assistant in the Uth Turn program, Assistant Registrar, Associate Director of the Certificate Program and 11 years ago as Director.  What Lucy enjoys about her service at NYTS is advising and guiding students in their call to ministry at this program level and mapping their pathway to academic achievement. Her favorite Scripture comes from Philippians 4:13: “I can do all things in Christ who strengthens me.” 

In the secular life, Lucy is an entrepreneur in the Financial Services industry, authorized Life Insurance agent in New York, New Jersey, Texas, California and Florida.  Currently seeking the Financial Advisor license. 


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