Support for Veterans
Military Veterans, Pitt-Bradford Staff and Faculty
Dr. Tony Gaskew, Director, Criminal Justice Program, Coordinator of Criminal Forensic Studies and Associate Professor of Criminal Justice
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences (US Air Force, Police Canine Supervisor/Customs Inspector/Drug Dog Handler, 1986-93)
Mike Hackett , Workforce Training Coordinator
Division of Continuing Ed. & Regional Development (PA Air National Guard, Medical Services Specialist (MSS), 1972-78)
Mr James Pascarella, Web Programmer
Communications and Marketing (US Marine Corps, Lineman/Training NCO, 1984-89)
Ms. Mandy Colosimo, Administrative Assistant
Financial Aid, (US Army, Military Police, 1994-96)
Pitt-Bradford Support Services
- Academic Coaching and Tutoring Center (ACTC)
- Take advantage of free help in your classes by using the free peer tutoring available in the Academic Coaching and Tutoring Center. Tutors are available Monday-Thursday 8 AM-7 PM and Friday 8AM-5PM. All students are able to receive 1 hour of tutoring per week per class. Most subjects and courses are covered. Make an appointment by going to Tutor Trac, call 2-5117, or stop by Hanley 249. The ACTC website has more information.
- The ACTC can provide you with techniques for study skills improvement, one-on-one study skill counseling, study skill assessments, and learning style assessment. Contact the ACTC to schedule an appointment, 218 Hanley Library, Judy Cameron, or 814-362-7533.
- Disability Resources and Services (DRS)
- If you have a disability, you should take advantage of the Disability Resources and Services (DRS) office. The DRS office provides support for students with disabilities – available upon receipt of documentation. This includes academic accommodations, distraction-free test proctoring, academic coaching, and adaptive technology equipment. For further information or to schedule an appointment, send an email to Judy Cameron, stop by 231 Hanley Library, or call 362-7533 and talk to Judy Cameron, Administrative Assistant or Carma Horner, Disability Resources and Services Coordinator
- Academic Advising Center
- Sue Gleason can provide assistance with academic major and career exploration and decision making, changing and/or declaring a major or minor, developing a plan for graduation, and course scheduling when a faculty advisor is not available. Also, check out the Video Series for Success. If you want to schedule an appointment with Sue, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, stop by 231 Hanley Library, or call 362-7533 and talk to Judy Cameron, Administrative Assistant.
- Writing Center
- The Writing Center, located on the second floor of Hanley Library, has faculty consultants available to help student writers of all levels and abilities at any stage of the writing process, from brainstorming and drafting to revision, editing, and stylistic sophistication and elegance. Common areas of focus might include thesis, organization, word choice, recognizing pattern errors in grammar and punctuation, evaluating sources, and managing in-text citations.
- Mathematics Center
- The Mathematics Center, also located on the second floor of the Hanley Library, is open to all students enrolled in math courses. You are encouraged to make an appointment on TutorTrac for individualized tutoring by one of our faculty consultants or a peer tutor, or to drop in during one of the group tutoring sessions specific to your math course. A schedule will be posted outside of the Math Center as well as throughout campus.
- TRiO SSS
- TRiO Student Support Services is a federally funded grant designed to identify, retain, and graduate talented students who are first-generation, income-eligible and/or have a disability.
- Students who are accepted and join the program have access to an assigned TRiO SSS Advisor and Leadership Development classes that provide academic, personal, and career coaching, assistance with study skill development and life management issues, graduate school exploration and application guidance, equipment and textbook loans, financial literacy and financial aid planning, and access to our Computer Learning Lab and study area.
- Interested students can apply by downloading and completing the SSS Preliminary Application . Return the completed form to the TRiO SSS office in Room 231 on the second floor of the Hanley Library. Students may also request Preliminary Application forms in person. Completed applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis throughout the academic year.
- Career Services
- Counseling Services
- Are you having personal concerns? Dr. Leslie Rhinehart, a licensed clinical psychologist, serves as director of Counseling Services with many years of clinical practice behind her. She has office hours in the Frame-Westerberg Commons at designated times. You can make an appointment with her by calling 362-5272 or 362-7658. Don’t worry, complete confidentiality is maintained.
- Student-run Veterans Club - coming soon