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+ Safe Zone Members - this is a network 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 the Safe Zone 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, Enrollment Services House, mab1@psu.edu, (814) 375-4721

Sarah Raybuck, Academic Advisor, 206 DEF, 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, 256 Swift, tlp46@psu.edu, (814) 375-4712

Terry Hinton, DUS Coordinator, 244 Swift, tgw1@psu.edu, (814) 375-4763

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

John Siegel, Head Librarian, Hiller Building, jxs1637@psu.edu, (814) 375-4754 

 

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