As the Director for Academic Support Services, Erik Arroyo oversees multiple units within the Teaching Center at the University of Pittsburgh:
Communication and Outreach, which is responsible for the department’s brand management, including all communication campaigns, social media, websites, graphics, newsletters, publications, etc.; Academic Digital Media, which is responsible for creating classroom media and supporting University events through digital and video services; the University of Pittsburgh Testing Center [UPTC], which oversees proctored examinations for Pitt students and external clients in a supervised testing environment; and compliance efforts, such as state authorization for distance education and copyright clearance. Erik was the Project Manager on a relocation effort for the Testing Center in spring 2014 and also serves as a Grants Committee Member for the National College Testing Association [NCTA]. He has spoken at the NCTA’s national convention three times and steered the campaign to have the UPTC become a nationally certified Testing Center through the NCTA. Erik completed his BA in Communications and Journalism at Pitt in 2003, and earned his MBA in Marketing from South University Online in 2008. He is president of the Baldwin-Whitehall Educational Foundation, a non-profit organization that provides scholarships and innovation grants to faculty and students in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District.