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Who You'll Work with in Student Life

Each member of the Office of Student Life professional staff is most interested in one thing — the well-being of Point Park students. 

Whether you live in one of the University residence halls or are involved in any of the wide variety of student activities and clubs, for any and all students — on campus, off campus or commuter — Student Life staff is your resource.  If you have a problem or difficulty on campus, Student Life staff members will do their best to fix it or figure out the best person to help you.

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Michael Gieseke
Dean of Student Life

Gieseke manages the day-to-day operations of the Office of Student Life, which includes campus housing, residence life, student activities and health and counseling services. He is highly involved with students, including co-advising the United Student Government, and serves in the University's emergency on-call system.

Click Here to email Dean Gieseke.





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Janet Evans
Assistant Dean and Director of Housing Occupancy Management

Evans places all students in their residence hall assignments and works closely with housekeeping and the physical plant departments to ensure the upkeep of the buildings. She receives all housing contracts and roommate requests and strives to ensure the best possible placement for each student.

Click Here to email Dean Evans.




Amanda (McGuire) AndersonAmanda Anderson's Headshot
Director of Student Life 

Anderson directly oversees the areas of residence life and commuter resources. She is highly involved with students as a mentor for the Black Student Union and serves in the emergency on-call rotation. She also works closely with other University departments, including public safety, food service and physical plant, to ensure the highest quality living experience for all students. 

Click Here to email Mrs. Anderson.


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Brad Kovalcik
Director of Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership (SAIL)

Kovalchik oversees all student programming and activities on campus. He advises the Campus Activities Board, helping students plan activities on and off campus. He also works with all student organizations and clubs at Point Park as well as serves in the emergency on-call rotation.


Click Here to email Mr. Kovalcik.



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Caleb Rodgers 
Resident Director

Rodgers oversees Point Park’s Freshman Residential Education Program (FREd). He works closely with the freshmen living on campus to ensure they have a happy and healthy living experience. Rodgers supervises an assistant resident director and manages the student resident educators, known as REs, who live on the freshmen floors. He acts as an administrator-on-duty, serving in a rotation that provides 24/7 coverage of the residence halls. 


Click Here to email Mr. Rodgers.


Maria OchoaMaria Ochoa's Headshot
Resident Director

Ochoa oversees both the sophomore and junior/senior residential education programs. She works to help upper-level residents transition and grow as they advance within the University. Likewise, she supervises an assistant resident director and manages the resident educators, known as REs, who live in the upper-level student areas. She acts as an administrator-on-duty, serving in a rotation that provides 24/7 coverage of the residence halls.


Click Here to email Ms. Ochoa.

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Toni Gall
Secretary of Housing and Occupancy Management

Gall assists the assistant dean of housing occupancy management and the Office of Student Life staff with many housing questions and issues, such as room changes, move-in and move-out, housing contracts and deposits. Gall, along with the office assistants, is the initial face and voice of the Office of Student Life when students and parents connect with the office.


Click Here to email Mrs. Gall.

Corrinna CorralloCorrinna Corrallo's headshotAssistant Resident Director

Corrallo is a graduate student working to obtain her master’s degree in higher education. She works closely with the resident directors to provide educational programming students living on campus and helps to co-supervise the resident educators. She acts as an administrator-on-duty serving in a rotation to provide 24/7 coverage of the residence halls.

Click Here to email Ms. Corrallo.

Tyler Ferraino Tyler Ferraino's Headshot

Assistant Resident Director

Ferraino is a graduate student working to obtain his master’s degree in higher education. He works closely with the resident directors to provide educational programming for students living on campus and helps to co-supervise the community facilitators. He acts as an administrator-on-duty serving in a rotation to provide 24/7 coverage of the residence halls.

Click Here to email Mr. Ferraino.