Profiles

Profiles of Smeal undergraduate advisers

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 Advisers

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
Senior 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.

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.
  • 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.

 

               Tom Hall
                Academic Adviser 
                jth5660@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.
  • Assists with New Student Orientation (NSO) and Spend a Summer Day (SASD)
  • MBA, St. Mary’s College of California
  • B. A., Journalism, San Francisco State 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

 

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.

 

Matthew MignognaMatthew Mignogna
Academic Adviser
mzm5728@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.A. Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.Ed. Learning, Design, and Technology, The Pennsylvania State University

Melissa PaloskeyMelissa Paloskey
Senior 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
Senior 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 SmithEvan 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.