Contact

Graduate Resident Director

bocan@pitt.edu
814-827-5572

Biography

Dakota is a recent graduate from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, where she graduated with a degree in Developmental Psychology and the honor of Summa Cum Laude, in May 2015.

Presently, she is serving as one of two Graduate Resident Directors at The University of Pittsburgh at Titusville, PA.  Along with her administrative duties for both Student Conduct and Residence Life and Housing, she also directly supervise a team of eight resident assistants.  In addition, to overseeing various Residence Hall Activities, Dakota is also a member our Diversity Committee.  Both Dakota and her fellow Graduate Resident Director, work as live-in professionals who respond to emergency situations.  

Dakota is also attending Slippery Rock University’s graduate program to receive her Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education, in May 2017.  She is highly interested in a student affairs profession, specifically in Residence Life and Housing.  However, any aspect of the student affairs field intrigues her, due to the ability for professionals in this field to develop strong leadership opportunities with college students.