April E. Belback

Office Phone: 412-675-9452
Office Location: Frable Building, 103
Mailing Address:
Penn State Greater Allegheny, 4000 University Drive, McKeesport, PA 15132

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April Belback has served as the Advising Manager and DUS Coordinator for the Penn State Greater Allegheny campus since June of 2015. She enjoys helping students identify and achieve their academic goals. April coordinates the Orientation and PaSSS (Pathways to Success: Summer Start) programming for the campus, and works with academic advisers to ensure accurate and timely advising services to all students.

After receiving her BA in English from Duquesne University, Mrs. Belback spent several years teaching dance and theater. She returned to Duquesne to earn MS Ed in Secondary English Education and subsequently taught at Brownsville Area High School. She also taught pre-service teachers at California University, where she gained an appreciation for higher education. These two experiences brought her to PSUGA as the Director of the TRIO SSS / ACE (The Center for Academic and Career Excellence) Program in 2013.

April is the current Past-President for PA TRIO, Pennsylvania's association supporting the goals of access and opportunity for higher education. She is also serves on the board for MEAEOPP, the Mid-Eastern Association of Educational Opportunity Program Personnel, as the Legislation and Education / Government Relations Chairperson and the 2018 Conference Co-Chair.

When she is not serving our students, you just might find Ms. April reading, writing poetry, hanging out with her family or traveling.

FALL 2018
Class Class Title Days & Times Room
PSU 8-006 Unv Col 1st-Yr Smn: “Create your story” Mo 3:35PM - 4:25PM Frable Building 208
  OFFICE HOURS Mo 4:30 - 5:00 PM and by appt. Frable Building 103