College of General Studies

CGS Staff

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Administration

N. John Cooper, D Phil
Bettye J. and Ralph E. Bailey Dean of the Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences and the College of General Studies 

Vacant
Administrative Coordinator
412-624-6608

Academic Affairs 

Boryana Dobreva, PhD
Director of Academic Programs
boryana.dobreva@pitt.edu
412-624-6173

Leslie Hilliard
Program Assistant
hilliard@pitt.edu
412-624-6617

Advising

Kevin Debow
Academic Advisor
kld103@pitt.edu
412-624-7012 

John Oravetz
Academic Advisor 
joravetz@pitt.edu
412-624-7319

Vacant
Advising Team Leader
412-383-8070

Krista Stokes
Academic Advisor
kqs1@pitt.edu
412-624-7314

Mel Watkins
Academic Advisor
mwatkins@pitt.edu
412-624-9707

McCarl Center for Nontraditional Student Success  

 

Enrollment Management 

Tiffany Jackson
Admission and Enrollment Support Specialist
trj19@pitt.edu
412-624-7311

Stephen Lander
Student Support Service Representative
sll4@pitt.edu
412-624-7317

Kaitlin Yacob
Director, Recruitment and Enrollment 
kay37@pitt.edu
412-624-7019

Lena Zellers
Recruiter
ljz14@pitt.edu
412-624-8484

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute

Jennifer Engel
Director, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute
engeljl@pitt.edu
412-624-7072

Patricia Szczepanski
Program Assistant 
pjs27@pitt.edu
412-624-7912

Office of Veterans Services

Edwin Hernandez
Director, Office of Veterans Services
ejh70@pitt.edu
412-624-9162

Leah Albert
Outreach Coordinator
lea32@pitt.edu
412-624-6919 

Brett Foley
Program Assistant
bjf34@pitt.edu 
412-383-5171

Steven Hernandez
Veterans Benefits Coordinator
sth45@pitt.edu
412-624-7646