LGBTQA+ Support Services

LGBTQA+ Support Services

We at Penn State DuBois strive to create and maintain an open,, safe and inclusive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students.  We have an array of resources and support services to assist students and encourage students to use these resources whenever necessary.   

 

For immediate assistance you may contact:

Rebecca Pennington, Director of Student Affairs, at rxs163@psu.edu or call (814) 375-4766

Marly Doty, Lecturer in Human Development and Family Studies, at mag374@psu.edu or call 814-375-4819

April Astorino, Coordinator of Student Engagement, at aum836@psu.edu or call (814) 375-4764

 

LGBTQA+ Safer People Safer Places Nework - this is a network of members at Penn State DuBois who are supporters of the LGBTQA community and can assist a student in need.  Those faculty and staff that are part of this community are:

Rebecca Pennington, Director of Student Affairs, 106 Hiller Building, rxs163@psu.edu, (814) 375-4766

Marly Doty, Lecturer in Human Development and Family Studies, Swift Building, mag374@psu.edu, (814) 375-4819

April Astorino, Coordinator of Student Engagement, 104 Hiller, aum836@psu.edu, (814) 375-4764

Keely Roen, Senior Instructor in Wildlife Technology, MPB 002, kat175@psu.edu, (814) 372-3003

Carrie O'Brien, Research Technologist in Wildlife Technology, MPB 007, cjo140@psu.edu, (814) 375-4747

Laura Pentz, Administrative Assistant in Academic Affairs, Symmco House, lmp29@psu.edu, (814) 375-4770

Missy Duttry, Director of Enrollment Services, DEF 214, mab1@psu.edu, (814) 375-4721

Sarah Raybuck, Academic Advisor,  DEF 214, set137@psu.edu, (814) 375-4796 

Amy Fatula, Lecturer of Occupational Therapy, OT House, arl103@psu.edu, (814) 375-4801

Luann Demi, Assistant Teaching Professor of Occupational Therapy, OT House, ldb4@psu.edu, (814) 375-4748

Roxanne Masisak, Administrative Assistant in Academic Affairs, Symmco House, rxm154@psu.edu, (814) 375-4707

Jessica Clontz, Lecturer of Human Development and Family Studies, 235 Swift, jlb5810@psu.edu , (814) 375-4833

Tammy Pesce, Financial Assistant, DEF 214, tlp46@psu.edu, (814) 375-4712

Terry Hinton, DUS Coordinator, DEF 214, tgw1@psu.edu, (814) 375-4763

Marcie Brubaker, Student Activities Assistant, 102 Hiller Building, mdb469@psu.edu, (814) 375-4851

Jessica Mondi, Marketing Strategy Specialist, DEF 206, jlm1083@psu.edu, (814) 375-4818

Ann Whyte, Administrative Assistant Student Affairs, Hiller Building Reception Area, auw695@psu.edu, (814) 375-4760

Diane Spradling, Lecturer of IST & Business Administration, Smeal 172, dll150@psu.edu, (814) 375-4803

Colleen Lanzoni, Counselor, 110 Hiller Building , col5334@psu.edu, (814)375-4832

Vibhor Chaswal, Assistant Teaching Professor of Engineering, DEF Rm 110H, vxc243@psu.edu, (814)375-4708

Anna Akintunde, Assistant Director of Career Services, DEF 214, aaa39@psu.edu, (814) 372-3015

Jackie Atkins, Snr Teaching Professor of English, Smeal 180, jkatkins@psu.edu, (914)375-4815

Gender Neutral Restrooms

Gender neutral restrooms are available on campus in the following locations:

* Hiller Building, 1st Floor

* Smeal Building in the faculty offices wing located off the lobby area

* Symmco House, 1st Floor

* Enrollment Services House, 1st Floor and 2nd Floor

Resources

LGBTA Resource Center at University Park

Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) -
support for family and friendsParents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays (PFLAG) - 

LGBT Youth in Crisis Hotline - Youth serving youth through age 25.  Peer counseling, information and local resources. Contact (800) 246-7743.

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Helpline - This hotline provides telephone and email peer counseling as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States. Call (888) 843-4564