Burns, Jodi


Burns, Jodi
Jodi Burns
Academic Advisor/Coach
Academic Affairs
Contact Information:
jburns@pitt.edu
814-362-7559
216 Hanley Library

Degrees and Credentials:
M.A. Student Affairs in Higher Education, Indiana University of PA 1998
B.S. Elementary Education, Clarion University of PA 1991

Academic Focus:
Jodi will be instructing a section of Freshmen Seminar Courses

Short Bio:

Jodi joined the Pitt-Bradford team in May 2014 as our retention specialist for the TRiO Student Support Services program. She will be advising and supporting students with their academic, personal, and career goals. Jodi will also develop retention-based interventions, incorporate a peer mentoring program, and teach courses for TRiO participants.

Prior to joining the Pitt-Bradford family, Jodi spent 20 years at Clarion University of Pa. Over the years she spent time as the Interim-Director of the Advising Center, teaching Freshmen Seminar and Sport Management courses, acting as the outreach coordinator for the TRiO Educational Talent Search program, and coaching the women’s volleyball and softball teams.

Jodi resides in Shippenville, Pennsylvania with her husband and five children. She enjoys running and cycling in her free time.