Dr. Carol Gleichsner earned a Master of Education in Counselor Education and Doctorate of Education in Adult Education at The Pennsylvania State University. She joined the academic support faculty at Edinboro University in 1991. Dr. Gleichsner is an active member of the National Association for Academic Advising and the National Association for Developmental Education, having presented at many regional and national conferences. Dr. Gleichsner is committed to working with every student that is motivated to work hard to create a bright future for themselves and their families. Outside of work, Dr. G. loves traveling, recreational activities and her variety of pets which include a dog, cats and two llamas.
Dr. Elizabeth Iglesias joined the faculty at Edinboro University in 2003, with a doctorate in Curriculum and Instruction from Penn State University and professional counseling certification from the National Board for Certified Counselors. Her career has been an adventurous journey from school counselor, to community counselor, career counselor at Penn State University, counselor/teacher educator at West Virginia University, and Director of an International Study Center at the University of Havana. She is interested in intercultural and feminist scholarship with a vision toward social justice. During breaks she enjoys visiting her family in the sunny, warm, Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. **Dr. Iglesias will be out on sabbatical for the spring semester of 2014**
At the Porreco Center
Mr. Bruce Skolnick, Assistant Professor-Academic Support and Student Success Faculty, earned a M.Ed. in Counselor Education and a B.S. in Education of Exceptional Children at The Pennsylvania State University. Bruce is an active member of the National Association for Academic Advising (NACADA) and the Intra-System Academic Advising Network (ISAAN). Bruce joined the academic support services faculty at Edinboro University in 1990. Presently, he coordinates the College Start at Porreco (CSP) Program and is the primary academic support service professional and instructor of UNIV 100 at the University’s extension center on West 38th Street in Erie. Bruce practices developmental academic advising that strives to help students to better understand themselves, their realistic academic options and their “best fit” in an ever changing career environment. Away from the University, Bruce donates time to two community service organizations and he enjoys a variety of recreational pursuits on his own or with family and friends. Day hiking and snow shoeing above tree level are personal favorites.