Graduate Education Staff

The graduate faculty and administrators within the College rely on the organizational support of their staff.  These personnel are involved in graduate admissions, financial aid, student affairs, curricular issues, and other academic and administrative responsibilities.

This page is designed to provide a directory of graduate staff contacts and to serve as an online resource with important links for staff.

Meet the College's graduate support staff:

Deanís Office
Amy Mitchell, Assistant for Graduate Education
hhdgradinfo@psu.edu
201 Henderson Building
(814) 863-7519
Biobehavioral Health
Shannon Anthony, Graduate Program Staff Assistant
sseiner@psu.edu
219 Biobehavioral Health Building
(814) 863-7424
Communication Sciences and Disorders
Carol Walizer, Graduate Program Staff Assistant
cyw2@psu.edu
308 Ford Building
(814) 865-0971
Health Policy and Administration
Bev Fahr, Graduate Program Staff Assistant
bqf2@psu.edu
604 Ford Building
(814) 863-2859
Francine Hamilton, Graduate Program Staff for World Campus Master of Health Administration (MHA) program
fth10@psu.edu
118 Keller Building
(814) 863-4821
Tamara Smith, Graduate Program Staff Assistant for Master of Health Administration (MHA)
tss126@psu.edu
118 Keller Building
(814) 865-0631
Sarah Woodward, Academic Programs Supervisor
smr38@psu.edu
604 Ford Building
(814) 863-9971
Hospitality Management (Hotel, Restaurant and Institutional Management)
Lanora Holler, Graduate Program Staff Assistant
klh3@psu.edu
201 Mateer Building
(814) 865-8426
Human Development and Family Studies
Christa Kreps, Graduate Program Staff Assistant
csh5007@psu.edu
315C Health and Human Development East
(814) 863-8001
Kinesiology
Sharon (Shari) Grassi, Graduate Progream Staff Assistant
kinesgrad@psu.edu
275 Recreation Building
(814) 863-0847
Nursing
Xiao Sheng, Graduate Program Staff Assistant at University Park
xus1@psu.edu
203 Health & Human Development East
(814) 863-2211
Emily Swanger, Graduate Program Staff Assistant at Hershey
eks11@psu.edu
A110 School of Nursing, Hershey Medical Center
(717) 531-4211
Nutritional Sciences
Tammy Holtzinger, Graduate Program Staff Assistant
tla1@psu.edu
110 Chandlee Laboratory
865-3448
Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management (Leisure Studies)
Melissa Strouse, Administrative Assistant
mvs5@psu.edu
801E Ford Building
865-1852

Important links for graduate staff assistants: