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 Meet the Faculty & Staff 



The Department of Counseling and Development (CDEV) has a diverse and engaging faculty. Program faculty received degrees from outstanding doctoral programs throughout the United States. Faculty members are involved in scholarly activities ranging from original research to presenting paper at the state, national and international levels. Graduate students are encouraged to collaborate with faculty in all aspects of professional research including publications, grant writing, and professional presentations. The CDev Department has a long history of facilitating scholarly development among its student body. This mentoring process contributes to a central departmental goal of personal and professional identity development. Department faculty serve as advisors for professional organizations and honor societies such as Chi Sigma Iota, Delta Alpha Chi and PHi Kappa Phi.

Department Chair

Dr. Michael Ignelzi
Department Chair
Student Affairs in Higher Education Program Coordinator
113 Carruth Rizza Hall
(724) 738-2276


Faculty & Staff


Dr. Stacy Jacob
Graduate Coordinator

118 Carruth Rizza Hall
(724) 738-2758



Dr. Jane Hale
Clinical Mental Health Coordinator
121 Carruth Rizza Hall
(724) 738-4578


Dr. William Evans
015 Carruth Rizza Hall
(724) 738-2272



Dr. Gerard Love
017 Carruth Rizza Hall
(724) 738-2987


Dr. Mary Frances Russo
020 Carruth Rizza Hall
(724) 738-2417

Dr. Donald Strano
Student Affairs in Higher Education with College Counseling Program Coordinator
120 Carruth Rizza Hall
(724) 738-2274

Ms. Lorraine Vinski
Department Secretary
104 Carruth Rizza Hall
(724) 738-2279

Jodi Sindlinger
021 Carruth Rizza Hall
(724) 738-4577


Dr. Adelle Williams
018 Carruth Rizza Hall
(724) 738-2855





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