Jen is an academic advisor in the SHRS Center for Advising and Student Success. She works primarily with students in the undergraduate programs of Nutrition Science and Health Informatics. Her passion in advising is to help students find and celebrate their academic potential. She hopes all students will feel valued when they walk through her door.
Prior to Pitt, Jen has worked as a Student Support Specialist at the Community College of Allegheny County and as an Admissions Counselor and Advisor at Seton Hill University. Jen holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Waynesburg University. She also earned her Master of Arts in Higher Education from Geneva College and Master of Education in Innovative Instruction from Seton Hill University. She has also had the opportunity to present on various topics at regional conferences, including the ACTE Region I Conference and the Adult Student Recruitment and Retention Conference.
Fun Facts: Jen hails from Latrobe, Pennsylvania and is currently living in the Pittsburgh area. She loves to read, run competitively, and spend time with her family and two cats - Holly and Hepburn.
Jen is the primary advisor for students in the Dietitian Nutritionist, Nutrition Science, and Health Informatics programs.