Meet the Advisors

Advising Center Staff

In addition to the director and assistant directors, the Advising Center has a dedicated staff of 26 full-time professional advisors from a broad range of academic backgrounds. We are also fortunate to have two administrative staff members, as well as our team of Peer Advisors, all of whom help ensure that everything runs smoothly so that we can best serve our students.

As an incoming student in the Dietrich School, you are assigned an academic advisor within the Advising Center. Once you have officially declared your Dietrich School major, or once you have been accepted into a different undergraduate school within the University, you will transition to a different advisor in your chosen program.

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Advising Leadership

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Derek Fischer
Director
412-624-9153
Summer Term Hours
Tuesday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Ed Giles
Assistant Director
412-383-7039
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Maggie Schneider
Assistant Director
412-624-6227
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Advising Staff

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Shawn Alfonso Wells
Advisor
412-624-6444
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Gregory Allen
Advisor
412-624-6375
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Katie Bruce
Advisor
412-624-4995
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Thursday
10:00 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.
Friday
10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Sal Caito
Advisor
412-624-9271
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Stacey Chervon
Advisor
412-624-7758
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Lucy Delaney
Advisor
412-624-9275
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Theresa Fabrizio
Advisor
412-624-9151
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
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Lauren Franczak
Advisor
412-624-6377
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Wednesday
8:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Adrian Gonzales
Advisor
412-624-0006
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:15 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
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Melanie Green
Advisor
412-383-3599
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Stephanie Hanville
Advisor
412-624-4994
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Lenore Hiller
Advisor
412-383-3442
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Babs Mowery
Advisor
412-624-6369
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Kathleen Ward Murphy
Advisor
412-624-6484
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Amanda Nelson-Geruntho
Advisor
412-624-6489
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Jason Russell
Advisor
412-624-9284
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Matt Schultz
Advisor
412-624-6236
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Lauren Smith
Advisor
412-624-7566
Summer Term Hours
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
8:00 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Emily Snyder
Advisor
412-624-6444
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Wednesday
8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Thursday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Rachel Sterling
Advisor
412-383-0863
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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Philip Tarasi
Advisor
412-624-6233
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Heidi Thomas
Advisor
412-624-6376
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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Stephanie Whatule
Advisor
412-624-6237
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
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Lou Yurasits
Advisor
412-624-6447
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Administrative Staff

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Laura McClain
Adminstrative Assistant
412-383-3527
Summer Term Hours
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.