Profiles

Below is a listing of advisers located in Smeal's Undergraduate Programs Office in 202 Business Building.

If you are a first-year student or a sophomore student at a campus other that University Park, you should refer to LionPATH to find out who your assigned adviser is on your campus.

Smeal Advisors

 

Portrait of Jamie CampbellJamie Campbell
Assistant Dean for Diversity Enhancement
juc27@psu.edu

 

 

  • Responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of programs and policies affecting the recruitment and retention of diversity students.
  • Adviser to the Council Of Multicultural Organizations (Black Male Leadership Symposium, Multicultural Business Society, National Association of Black Accountants, National Hispanic Business Association, Women In Business).
  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course schedules, study abroad, Academic Review, and inquiries into Smeal's major and minor requirements.
  • B.A. Sociology, Morehouse College.
  • M. A. Education, Central Michigan University.

 

 

Laurie L. AllenLaurie L. Allen
Academic Adviser
lla2@psu.edu

 

 

  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities, and internships.
  • Coordinates the Big Event
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO) and Summer College Meeting.
  • PSU 006 Seminar instructor
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities
  • B.A. Psychology and Sociology, Marietta College.
  • M.S. Educational Psychology, Duquesne University.

 

 

Jana ClintonJana Clinton
Academic Adviser
jmc5558@psu.edu

 

 

  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra- curricular activities, and internships.
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities.
  • Assist with Spend a Summer Day, Annual College Fair and Business Majors Night
  • B.A. Spanish, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.Ed Higher Education, The Pennsylvania State University
  • D.Ed Higher Education (In-Progress), The Pennsylvania State University

 

 

Portrait of Julie CutlerJulia Cutler
Academic Adviser



  •  Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities and internships.
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO) and Spend a Summer Day (SASD)

  • Manages Smeal Undergraduate Advising social media platforms (Twitter and Facebook

  • College representative to Admissions
  • B.A. Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology, Towson University

 

 

Robert ElliotRobert Elliott
Director of Academic Advising
rhe2@psu.edu

 

 

  • Direct and oversee advising and advising related programs in Smeal undergraduate Education.
  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities, and internships.
  • Manages administrative enrollment procedures for Smeal undergraduate students.
  • Directs the programming and implementation of the Smeal Commencement Ceremony, Smeal Senior Awards, and Accepted Students Program (ASP).
  • Advising liaison to the Marketing and Supply Chain & Information Systems departments.
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities.
  • Meets with and presents information sessions for students and advisers at Mont Alto campus.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO).
  • Liaison to the Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS).
  • MBA, Marymount University.
  • B.S. Biology, The Citadel.

 

 

Portrait of Devin FerraroDevin Ferraro
Director, Diversity Enhancement Programs

 

 

  • Responsible for the development, coordination, and implementation of programs and policies affecting the recruitment and retention of diversity students
  • Adviser to the Council of Multicultural Organizations in Smeal (Black Male Leadership Symposium, Multicultural Women’s Forum (MWF), National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) , Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA), ASCEND, Assistance in Transition at University Park (AT UP), Middle East and North African Business Society (MENA), OUT & Allies in Business)
  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course schedules, study abroad, academic, personal, career and financial aid issues/concerns
  • PSU 006 seminar instructor
  • Coordinate special events and programs such as the annual S.T.A.R.T Conference
  • B.A. English & Allied Language Arts, Western Kentucky University
  • M.S. Ed, Educational Administration and Higher Education, Southern Illinois University

 

 

Dina GuthoffDina Guthoff
Director, Student Enhancement Programs
dag8@psu.edu

 

 

  • Direct and oversee advising and the Sapphire Leadership Program in Smeal Undergraduate Education.
  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities, and internships.
  • Advising liaison to the Marketing Department.
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities.
  • Participates in the Spend A Summer Day program, Accepted Student Program and NSO.
  • M.S. Counselor Education, St. John’s University.
  • B.S. Pre-Law, St. John’s University.

 

 

Portrait of Alla Hatfield Alla Hatfield
Academic Adviser

 

 

  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extracurricular activities, and internships.
  • Coordinates and advises The Smeal Student Mentors.
  • Meets with prospective students and their families in addition to assisting with other recruitment activities.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO).
  • B.S. Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.Ed. Counselor Education, The Pennsylvania State University

 

 

Sarah KruppSarah Krupp
Academic Adviser
seg143@psu.edu

 

 

  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities, and internships.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO).
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities
  • Co-Coordinates the Fall College Meeting
  • Coordinates Parents and Family Weekend
  • B.A. Journalism, The Pennsylvania State University.
  • M.A. Sports Management , The Ohio State University.

 

Portrait of Dawn MaguireDawn Maguire
Academic Adviser
dxv110@psu.edu       

 

 

  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra-curricular activities and internships.
  • Coordinates the Campus College Outreach Programs.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO).
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities.
  • M. Ed. Counselor Education, The Pennsylvania State University.
  • B. A. Cultural Anthropology, The Pennsylvania State University.

 

Melissa PaloskeyMelissa Paloskey
Academic Adviser
map245@psu.edu

 

 

  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities, and internships.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO).
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities.
  • M. Ed. Counselor Education, The Pennsylvania State University.
  • B. S. Psychology, Clarion University of Pennsylvania.

 

 

Karen SeragoKaren Serago
Academic Adviser
kfs11@psu.edu

 

 

  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities, and internships.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO).
  • Coordinates Smeal Commencement Ceremony and Smeal Senior Awards.
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities.
  • Smeal Green Team.
  • M.F.A. Photography, Ohio University.
  • B.A. Art, The Pennsylvania State University.

 

Evan Smith
Academic Adviser
 

  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, entrance to major requirements, major selection, study abroad, extra-curricular activities, and internships
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO)
  • Co-Coordinates Fall College Meeting
  • Coordinates Parents and Family Weekend
  • Maintains Smeal student and advising listserves
  • Creates the junior scheduling information videos
  • Updates website and organize quarterly review process
  • B.S Marketing, B.A. Economics, Theatre Minor, The Pensylvania State University
  • MELBA (Masters of Educational Leadership and Business Administration), Lehigh University

 

Janet M. SpearlyJanet M. Spearly
Director of Academic Advising
jms23@psu.edu

 

 

  • Direct and oversee advising and advising related programs in Smeal Undergraduate Education
  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extracurricular activities, and internships.
  • Advises Schreyer Honors Scholars.
  • Manages Smeal College undergraduate scholarship program.
  • Liaison to Accounting and Finance departments.
  • Liaison to the Smeal community across other campus locations.
  • Presents informational sessions for first-year students, prospective students and families.
  • Meets with and presents information sessions for students and advisers across other campus locations.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO).
  • Directs the programming and implementation of the Campus College Outreach activities, including the Ambassador Program, Link UP and Change of College Meeting
  • Driects the programming and implementation of the Smeal college's Spend a Summer Day (SASD) program.
  • College Eligibility Contact for the Morgan Academic Support Center for Student Athletes.
  • M. Ed. Adult Education, The Pennsylvania State University.
  • B. S. Marketing, The Pennsylvania State University.

 

Portrait of Kelly SwigertKelly Swigert
Academic Adviser
  

 

 

  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities, and internships.
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities.
  • Coordinates New Student Orientation (NSO)
  • B.A. Psychology, Elizabethtown College
  • M.A. Counseling Psychology, Towson University

 

 

Portrait of Jill TeelJill Teel
Academic Adviser
jlt13@psu.edu 

 

 

    • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities, and internships.
    • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities.
    • B.S. Physical Education Teaching K-12, Ithaca College.
    • M.S. Ed. Special Education, State University of New York (SUNY), College at Cortland.
    • M.S. Ed. Counselor Education, Alfred University

 

 

 

Juan A. VerueteJuan A. Veruete
Director of Academic Advising
jxv13@psu.edu

 

 

  • Direct and oversee advising and advising related programs in Smeal undergradate education.
  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities, and internships.
  • PSU 006 First-Year Business Seminar instructor.
  • Conducts various presentations across campus for First-Year Smeal Students, Upper division Smeal Students, and Prospective Students.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO).
  • M. Ed. Higher Education, The Pennsylvania State University.
  • B. A. Psychology, Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania.

 

 

Mara ZieglerMara Ziegler
Academic Adviser
mjz2@psu.edu

 

 

  • Advises undergraduate students regarding course scheduling, curriculum, major selection, study abroad, extra curricular activities, and internships.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO).
  • Meets with prospective students and their families and assists with other recruitment activities.
  • M. Ed. Counselor Education, The Pennsylvania State University.
  • B.A. Russian and Soviet Area Studies, Muhlenberg College.