Sarah E. Tansits,President
Sarah is a 2009 West Chester University graduate with a BA in Communicative Disorders and a minor in Psychology. In 2016 she left her full time job to pursue her master's in the Higher Education Counseling & Student Affairs program. Sarah is currently serving as the chapter adviser to the Psi Gamma chapter of Phi Mu Fraternity, as well as serving as Secretary of The Katie Foundation (a non-profit in memory of a dear friend to promote mental illness awareness). Sarah is currently the Graduate Assistant for Student Leadership and Involvement. She is very excited to be working as your GSA president this 2017-18 year.
Maureen Dillon,Vice President
Hello! My name is Maureen Dillon. I am a second year Higher Education Counseling/Student Affairs student. I currently am a Graduate Assistant for the Off Campus and Commuter Services office and have an externship with Admissions here at West Chester University! I graduated from Kutztown University with a B.A. in Political Science/Paralegal Studies and two minors in Public Administration and Professional Writing. Beyond Graduate Student Association, I am also the President for Chi Sigma Alpha Student Affairs Honor Society. In my free time, I like to go on a good trail run, hang out with my family/friends and be with my dog Bailey!
LaShae is currently enrolled in WCU’s Masters of Social Work (MSW) and the Gerontology Certificate programs. LaShae is a second year grad student expecting to graduate May 2018. After graduation, she will be pursuing a career as a Geriatric Social Worker assisting the needs of our elder population. Throughout the week, you can find LaShae in McKelvie Hall working diligently on Graduate Dean Scholarship Awards, feel free to drop-in and say hello.
Olivia Miller,Program Coordinator
Olivia Miller is a 2016 West Chester Unviersity graduate who obtained a dual degree with a B.A. in both Spanish and Psychology as well as a minor in Latin American and Latino Studies. After graduating, she took a year off to teach English in Spain and travel throughout Europe. After returning home, she has joined the first cohort of the Higher Education Policy and Student Affairs program. When not hanging around McKelvie Hall, you can find Olivia working at the Twardowski Career Development Center.
Steve Babb,Program Coordinator
Steve Babb is a first year grad student in the Higher Education Policy/Student Affairs program and a Graduate Assistant for Off Campus and Commuter Services. He is a 2016 alumna of West Chester University (BA Communication Studies). As a Programing Coordinator, he is seeking to connect graduate students from all academic programs and provide opportunities for students to develop a graduate culture outside of the classroom.
Dr. Jaqueline Hodes,GSA Faculty Advisor
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