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Bobby Ackerman, Manager, Educational Software Consulting
Bobby Ackerman
Administrative, Educational Software Consulting

Bobby Ackerman

Manager, Educational Software Consulting

Bobby leads the Teaching Center’s Educational Software Consulting group, the team responsible for advising faculty on the use of educational…

Max Alamo, IT Support
Max Alamo
IT Support

Max Alamo

CSSD Contractor

Max Alamo is an CSSD Contractor for PITT. He provides IT Support for everyone in the Teaching Center. He is…

Robin Albright, Instructional Designer
Robin Albright
Online Programs/Course Incubator

Robin Albright

Senior Instructional Designer

Robin Albright is an instructional designer in the Next Generation Learning Initiatives unit of the Teaching Center. Her work focuses…

Steven Althardt - Staff Photo
Steve Althardt
Classroom Services

Steve Althardt

Instructional Media Specialist

Steven Althardt is an Instructional Media Specialist working in Classroom Services for the University Center for Teaching and Learning. Most…

Michael Arenth, Director, Educational Technologies
Michael Arenth
Administrative, Classroom Services, Educational Software Consulting, IT Support, Learning Space Development, Open Lab

Michael Arenth

Director, Educational Technologies

Michael is the Director of Educational Technologies at the University Center for Teaching and Learning. He contributes to the Center’s…

Erik Arroyo, Director Of Academic Support Services
Erik Arroyo
Academic Digital Media, Administrative, Communication and Outreach, Testing Center

Erik Arroyo

Director of Academic Support Services

As the Director for Academic Support Services, Erik Arroyo oversees multiple units within the Teaching Center at the University of…

Basu Aryal, Test Proctor
Basu Aryal
Testing Center

Basu Aryal

Test Proctor

Basu Aryal administers tests at the Prometric side of the Testing Center. He is a Pitt graduate and has been…

Andrew Bentley
Andrew Bentley
Online Programs/Course Incubator

Andrew Bentley

Instructional Designer

Andrew Phillip Keller Bentley, PhD, is an Instructional Designer for Pitt Online at the University Center for Teaching and Learning.…

Lauren Brady, Instructional Designer
Lauren Brady
Online Programs/Course Incubator

Lauren Brady

Instructional Designer

Lauren Brady is an Instructional Designer for Pitt Online at the University Center for Teaching and Learning. Lauren manages instructional…

Joel Brady, Program Coordinator And Teaching Consultant
Joel Brady
Teaching Support

Joel Brady

Program Supervisor

Dr. Joel Brady is a Teaching Consultant and the Program Supervisor for the Graduate Student Teaching Initiative. He works individually…

Michael Bridges, PhD, Director Of The Teaching Commons
Michael Bridges
Administrative, Teaching Support

Michael Bridges

Director, Teaching Commons

Mike brings 30 years of higher education experience to directing the Teaching Commons at the University Center for Teaching and…

Stephen Butler
Stephen Butler
Administrative, Online Programs/Course Incubator

Stephen Butler

Assistant Director of Online Programs

Stephen Butler, Ed.D., is the Assistant Director of Online Programs for the Pitt Online unit of the University Center for…

Theresa Casciato, Media Producer
Theresa Casciato
Academic Digital Media

Theresa Casciato

Media Producer

Theresa Casciato, BFA, is a Media Producer/Special Events Technician in the Academic Digital Media Unit of the University Center for…

Gabrielle Dean, Manager, Classroom Services
Gabrielle Dean
Administrative, Classroom Services

Gabrielle Dean

Manager, Classroom Services

Gabrielle Dean has a bachelor's degree from Westminster College in Broadcast Communications. Gabrielle worked briefly for the Clairon Healthcare system…

Lex Drozd, Instructional Designer
Lex Drozd
Online Programs/Course Incubator

Lex Drozd

Instructional Designer

Lex Drozd is an Instructional Designer for the Pitt Online team  at the University Center for Teaching and Learning, collaborating…

Perry Ganchuk, Media Producer
Perry Ganchuk
Academic Digital Media

Perry Ganchuk

Media Producer

Perry J. Ganchuk is a digital media professional with more than eight years of experience producing digital content. He currently…

Chris Gates, Manager, Communication And Outreach
Chris Gates
Administrative, Communication and Outreach

Chris Gates

Manager, Communication and Outreach

Chris Gates is the manager of Communication and Outreach for the University Center for Teaching and Learning. His team is…

Max Glider, Media Specialist
Max Glider
Classroom Services

Max Glider

Learning Spaces Services Coordinator

Max Glider is the Learning Space Services Coordinator for the University Center for Teaching and Learning. He also holds the…

Cynthia Golden, Director, University Center For Teaching And Learning
Cynthia Golden
Administrative

Cynthia Golden

Associate Vice Provost
Executive Director, University Center for Teaching and Learning

Cynthia Golden is Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of the University Center for Teaching and Learning at the University…

Aaron Graham, Manager, Open Lab
Aaron Graham
Administrative, Open Lab

Aaron Graham

Manager, Open Lab

The Teaching Center’s Open Lab serves the growing interest in the Pitt community for academic innovation and exploration of advanced…

John Guinane, Media Producer
John Guinane
Academic Digital Media

John Guinane

Media Producer

After working as a photojournalist in local news for 10 years and working in the independent film scene, John works…

Edward Gyurisin, Manager, Learning Space Development
Edward Gyurisin
Administrative, Learning Space Development

Edward Gyurisin

Manager, Learning Space Development

A graduate of the Allegheny Technology Institute with a focus on electronic technology, Ed has worked many years as a…

Maria Hahn
Maria Hahn
Educational Software Consulting

Maria Hahn

Educational Software Consultant

Maria is an Educational Software Consultant in the Educational Software Consulting group, helping instructors improve their students’ learning experiences by…

Treviene Harris, Teaching Center Teaching Fellow
Treviene Harris
Teaching Support

Treviene Harris

Teaching Fellow

Treviene Harris is the current Teaching Fellow with the Graduate Student Teaching Initiative supporting graduate student teachers and teaching assistants.…

Kerry Harrity, Senior Classroom Engineer
Kerry Harrity
Learning Space Development

Kerry Harrity

Senior Classroom Engineer

Kerry T. Harrity works in the Learning Space Design unit of the University Center for Teaching and Learning. His unit…

Joy Hart
Communication and Outreach

Joy Hart

Senior Program Coordinator

As the Senior Program Coordinator, Joy is responsible for facilitating effective management of faculty development programs – working closely with…

Will Hinson, Emerging Technology Specialist, Open Lab
Will Hinson
Open Lab

Will Hinson

Emerging Technology Specialist

Will graduated with a BA in History from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007, and has been with the Teaching…

Joe Hogle, Testing Assistant
Joe Hogle
Testing Center

Joe Hogle

Testing Assistant

Joe works in the University of Pittsburgh Testing Center. Through collaboration with the Disability Resources and Services Center, he arranges…

Ophelia Johnston
Ophelia Johnston
Business Operations

Ophelia Johnston

Payroll Coordinator

Ophelia is the Payroll Coordinator at the University Center for Teaching and Learning. She manages all human resource related actions…

Dr. Lorna Kearns, Senior Consultant
Lorna Kearns
Administrative, Online Programs/Course Incubator

Lorna Kearns

Senior Consultant

As Senior Consultant for Next Generating Learning, Lorna Kearns oversees the Course Incubator initiative for course transformation and the Large…

Kwai Lin Kennedy
Kwai Lin Kennedy
Educational Software Consulting

Kwai Lin Kennedy

Educational Software Support Assistant

Kwai is a proud Pitt alumna. During her studies she earned a BA in Communications, minored in Sociology, and obtained…

Sarah Kildow
Sarah Kildow
Educational Software Consulting

Sarah Kildow

Educational Software Consultant

Sarah works with the Educational Consulting Software team as a temporary consultant. She works with faculty to provide an additional…

Buck Knauer, Assistant Manager, Academic Digital Media
Buck Knauer
Academic Digital Media

Buck Knauer

Assistant Manager

Buck assists in managing the daily operations of the University Event Support team within the Teaching Center’s Academic Digital Media…

Dr. Alan Lesgold, Senior Advisor
Dr. Alan Lesgold
Administrative, Online Programs/Course Incubator

Dr. Alan Lesgold

Senior Advisor

Alan Lesgold is a professor emeritus of education, psychology, and intelligent systems and Renée and Richard Goldman Dean Emeritus (2000-2016)…

Lil Lloyd, Customer Service Specialist
Lil Lloyd
Academic Digital Media

Lil Lloyd

Customer Service Specialist

Lil is the Customer Service Specialist for the Academic Digital Media unit in the University Center for Teaching and Learning.…

Cressida Magaro, Instructional Technology Support Technologist
Cressida Magaro
Educational Software Consulting

Cressida Magaro

Assistant Manager and Educational Software Consultant

Cressida is the Assistant Manager and Educational Software Consultant in the Educational Software Consulting group, helping instructors use software such…

Jonathan Magoun, Teaching Center IT Support
Jonathan Magoun
IT Support

Jonathan Magoun

CSSD Contractor

Jonathan Magoun is an IT Consultant for the Pitt's Information Technology department. He provides IT support for the Center for…

David Manning
Testing Center

David Manning

Testing Assistant

Office: G33 Cathedral of Learning Email: tests@pitt.edu Phone: 412-624-7215

Lizette Munoz Rojas, Teaching Consultant
Lizette Muñoz Rojas
Teaching Support

Lizette Muñoz Rojas

Teaching Consultant

As a Teaching Consultant, Lizette is proud to support the work of Pitt's faculty. She leads workshops on pedagogical best-practices…

Joe Nolfi, Media Producer
Joe Nolfi
Academic Digital Media

Joe Nolfi

Media Producer

Joe Nolfi is one of three Media Producers within the Media Production side of Academic Digital Media in the Teaching…

Lindsay Onufer, Teaching Consultant
Lindsay Onufer
Teaching Support

Lindsay Onufer

Teaching Consultant

Lindsay Onufer holds a master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction, a certification in Instructional Design, and will complete her Ed.D…

Brittany Page, Media Producer
Brittany Page
Academic Digital Media

Brittany Page

Media Producer

With a background in motion graphics, visual effects, and video production, Brittany Page assists with a variety of digital media…

Dan Pinsky, Instructional Technology Support Specialist
Dan Pinsky
Educational Software Consulting

Dan Pinsky

Educational Software Support Specialist

Dan is an Educational Software Support Specialist and digital video specialist with the Educational Software Consulting group, and is a…

Trinity Poli
Trinity Poli
Administrative, Business Operations

Trinity Poli

Executive Assistant

In addition to serving as the Executive Assistant to Associate Vice Provost and Director of the Teaching Center, Cynthia Golden,…

David Puccio
Learning Space Development

David Puccio

Senior Classroom Engineer

Office: B31 Alumni Hall Email: puccio@pitt.edu Phone: 412-648-7226

Daryl Putman - Staff Photo
Daryl Putman
Educational Software Consulting

Daryl Putman

Educational Software Support Specialist

Daryl Putman is an Educational Software Support Specialist with the Educational Software Consulting team, which helps people to find and…

John Radzilowicz, Teaching Consultant
John Radzilowicz
Teaching Support

John Radzilowicz

Teaching Consultant

As a Teaching & Learning Consultant, John supports faculty teaching at the University through consultations, designing and presenting training workshops,…

Sue Richardson, Testing Supervisor
Sue Richardson
Testing Center

Sue Richardson

Testing Supervisor

Sue is the Testing Supervisor for the University of Pittsburgh Testing Center (UPTC), where staff administer exams to multiple populations…

Bridget Ridge, Director Of Administration
Bridget Ridge
Administrative, Business Operations

Bridget Ridge

Director of Administration

Bridget has 18 years of working experience with the University of Pittsburgh, serving in various leadership and financial roles. Before…

Josie Rush
Josie Rush
Teaching Support

Josie Rush

Teaching Consultant

Josie Rush is a Teaching Consultant for the University Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Pittsburgh. As…

Elena Russin, Learning Space Engineer
Elena Russin
Learning Space Development

Elena Russin

Learning Space Engineer

Elena Russin works in the Learning Space Design unit of the Teaching Center. Her unit handles design equipment integration, installs…

Alec Sarkas, Graphic Designer
Alec Sarkas
Communication and Outreach

Alec Sarkas

Graphic Designer

Alec Sarkas is the graphic designer in Communication and Outreach, part of the University Center for Teaching and Learning at…

John Shaw, Instructional Technology Support Specialist
John Shaw
Online Programs/Course Incubator

John Shaw

Instructional Technology Support Specialist

John is an Instructional Technology Support Specialist, and works in the Pitt Online group in the Teaching Center. He is…

Gwendolyn Stevens
Gwendolyn Stevens
Educational Software Consulting

Gwendolyn Stevens

Educational Software Consultant

Gwendolyn is an Educational Software Consultant in the Educational Software Consulting group, working directly with University faculty on the conversion…

Jason Stuart, Test Proctor
Jason Stuart
Testing Center

Jason Stuart

Test Proctor

Jason Stuart is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh. He has been administering standardized tests at the University for…

Brandon Styer, Testing Assistant
Brandon Styer
Testing Center

Brandon Styer

Testing Assistant

Brandon oversees the University’s exam scanning and scoring service. He is also responsible for coordinating the administration of CLEP, MAT,…

Dr. Sera Thornton, Learning Scientist And Teaching Consultant
Sera Thornton
Open Lab

Sera Thornton

Learning Scientist and Teaching Consultant

Sera Thornton joined the University Center for Teaching and Learning in 2017, and currently works with the Open Lab in…

Laura Trybus, Instructional Technology Support Specialist
Laura Trybus
Educational Software Consulting

Laura Trybus

Educational Software Support Specialist

Laura is an Educational Software Support Specialist in the Educational Software Consulting group, helping instructors use software such as Blackboard,…

Mark Vehec (alt)
Mark Vehec
Communication and Outreach

Mark Vehec

Web Developer

Mark Vehec is the web developer for the Teaching Center. He works in the Communication and Outreach group where the…

Lisa Votodian, Assistant To The Director, Office Of Measurement & Evaluation Of Teaching
Lisa Votodian
OMET

Lisa Votodian

Assessment Administrator

Lisa Votodian is the Assessment Administrator for the Office of Measurement and Evaluation of Teaching (OMET) with the University Center…

Blaine Walker, Manager, Academic Digital Media
Blaine Walker
Academic Digital Media, Administrative

Blaine Walker

Manager, Academic Digital Media

Blaine Walker is the Manager of Academic Digital Media in the Teaching Center at the University of Pittsburgh. He earned…

Patrick Walsh, Media Producer
Patrick Walsh
Academic Digital Media

Patrick Walsh

Media Producer

Patrick is a Media Producer for the University Center for Teaching and Learning. He is part of a team responsible…

Eric Weaver, Testing Coordinator
Eric Weaver
Testing Center

Eric Weaver

Testing Coordinator

Eric Weaver is a Testing Coordinator at the University of Pittsburgh Testing Center. He coordinates and administers exams for university…

Robert Williams, Media Specialist
Robert Williams
Classroom Services

Robert Williams

Media Specialist

Robert began his career at Pitt working with Classroom Engineers in prepping and installing classroom media equipment. He was then…

Mike Work, Manager, IT Support
Mike Work
Administrative, IT Support

Mike Work

Manager, IT Support

As Manager of IT Support, Mike is responsible for providing IT support for all units of the University Center for…

Doug Ziegler, Senior Electronics Engineer
Doug Ziegler
Learning Space Development

Doug Ziegler

Senior Classroom Engineer

Office: B28 Alumni Hall Email: dcz@pitt.edu Phone: 412-648-7242

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