The Griff Center 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. 

Scroll down to read more information about our locations, hours, and staff! 


The Griff Center  |  Old Main 013
Tutoring Services |  Old Main 315
Study Zone  |  Old Main 317
Veterans Lounge  |  Old Main 320
Employer Services Suite  |  Horan-O'Donnell 014


Academic Semester Hours
Monday - Thursday  |  8am-6pm
Friday  |  8am-5pm

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

Meet the Staff

Anne-Marie Dobies
Assistant Vice President / Director of The Griff Center for Academic Engagement

716.888.2170 |

Eileen Abbatoy
Associate Director | Career Development, Career Action Plan, Alumni Outreach

716.888.2170 |

Hilary Andelora
Student-Athletic Advisement and Support Liason 

716.888.2485 |

Therese Bass
Assistant Director | 
Proctor Site | 
Academic Mentoring

716.888.2479 |

Sierra Bonerb
Assistant Director | Accessibility Support and Veteran Support

716.888.2485 |
Tracy Callaghan
Assistant Director | Freshmen Scheduling, Students of Concern, Medical Leave & Undecided Advisement

716.888.2170 |
Jennifer Herrmann
Assistant Dean for New Students | Transfer Student Services

716.888.2170 |


Monika McFoy
Senior Counselor | Tutoring Services|Academic Workshop Series

716.888.2265 |


Sydnie Perkins
Counselor | Career Development

716.888.2474 |

Sheila Pettigrew
Employer Relations & Career Services Specialist

716.888.2488 |

Sharon Sicignano
Administrative Associate

716.888.2613 |