125 REED UNION BLDG
ERIE PA 16563
Melissa joined the ACPC team at Penn State Behrend as an Academic Adviser in June of 2018. She is a two-time alumna of Slippery Rock University, earning her Bachelor of Science in Psychology in 2014 and her Master of Arts degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education with College Counseling in 2018. Additionally, Melissa is recognized as a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) by the National Board for Certified Counselors. As the DUS Exploratory liaison, Melissa works primarily with students who are considering multiple majors and collaborates with Behrend's schools to foster the exploration process. She enjoys assisting her students in reaching their academic goals, as well as recognizing and cultivating their potential. She believes that once students begin to see their potential, they are well on their way to discovering what will make their life meaningful and provide them with a sense of purpose.