Griff Center Staff

The Griff Center for Student Success is comprised of professionals who are trained in student development; who offer academic and career assistance; and provide services tailored to address the diverse developmental stages of a student’s academic career. We possess the interpersonal skills needed to be able to help individuals with a wide range of specialized needs. 

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Griff Center Administration

The Griff Center for Student Success is comprised of three areas to support the student experience: Academic Achievement, Career Development, and Support Services.

Mark Harrington

 

Dr. Mark Harrington
Interim Senior Associate Dean, Student Success
Academic & Career Coach | Retention & Persistence | Assessment
 


Jennifer Herrmann

 

Jennifer Herrmann
Associate Dean, Student Success
Academic Coach | Transfer Student Services | Academic Counseling


Academic Achievement Team

The Academic Achievement Team supports students through advisement of freshmen, undecided students, transfer students, and student-athletes. Additionally, the team is responsible for working with students to set academic goals and assist with their academic success.

Tracy Callaghan

 

Tracy Callaghan
Associate Director, Academic Achievement
Academic Coach | Freshmen Scheduling | Students of Concern


Hilary Andelora

 

Hilary Andelora
Assistant Director, Academic Achievement
Academic Coach | Student-Athlete Advisement | Academic Mentoring Program


Sharon Sicignano

 

Sharon Sicignano
Administrative Associate


Career Development Team

The Career Development Team is responsible for assisting students with their career goals through strategic partnerships with our Canisius faculty and employers. This team supports our students through career coaching, alumni connections, on campus recruitment, and career events.

Eileen Abbatoy

 

Eileen Abbatoy
Senior Associate Director, Career Development
Career Coach | Alumni Outreach | Faculty Liaison


Sheila Pettigrew

 

Sheila Pettigrew
Senior Assistant Director, Career Development
Career Coach | Employer Relations | Career Events


Rachel Gromlovits

 

Rachel Gromlovits
Coordinator, Career Development
Career Coach | On Campus Recruitment | Marketing Communications


Support Services Team

The Support Services Team offers individualized support to students through accessibility services, the proctor site, the scuba (study) zone, tutoring services, and veterans affairs. 

Sierra Bonerb

 

Sierra Bonerb
Associate Director, Support Services
Academic Coach | Accessibility Support | Veterans Affairs


Monika McFoy

 

Monika McFoy
Assistant Director, Support Services
Academic Coach | Tutoring Services | Academic Workshops


Angela Bufalino
Coordinator, Support Services
Academic Coach | Proctor Site | Accessibility Support & Scuba Zone


 

Locations

Academic Achievement |  Old Main 013

Career Development | Old Main 013

Support Services | Old Main 3rd Floor

Tutoring Services | 315
General Proctor Site | 317
Scuba (Study) Zone |  318
Veterans Lounge | 320

Hours

Academic Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday  |  8:30am-5:30pm
Friday  |  8:30am-5pm

Summer Hours
Monday - Thursday  |  8:30am-4:30pm
Friday | 8:30am-1pm

Contact Us

Academic Achievement
(716)888-2170
griffctr@canisius.edu

Career Development
(716)888-2174
careers@canisius.edu

Support Services
(716)888-2485
access@canisius.edu