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Director/Chairperson

Dr. Melvin A. Jenkins

Dr. Melvin A. Jenkins

Pratt Hall, Room 202
724-357-2749

Faculty/Specialists

Dr. Parveen J. Ali

Dr. Parveen J. Ali

Math Specialist
Pratt Hall, Room 213
724-357-2729

Dr. Arden B. Hamer

Dr. Arden B. Hamer

Reading Specialist
Pratt Hall, Room 209
724-357-2729

Dr. Sally A. Lipsky

Dr. Sally A. Lipsky

Reading and Study Skills Specialist/Peer Assistance Coordinator
Pratt Hall, Room 207
724-357-2729

Dr. Danhua  Wang

Dr. Danhua Wang

Reading Specialist/IUP at Punxsutawney
Pratt Hall, Room 206
724-357-2729

Temporary Faculty

Mr. Luke E. Faust

Mr. Luke E. Faust

Educational Advisor
Pratt Hall, Room 203A
724-357-2729

Mrs. Meghan J. Erwin

Mrs. Meghan J. Erwin

Educational Advisor
Pratt Hall, Room 203B
724-357-2729

Dr. Amber  Racchini

Dr. Amber Racchini

Educational Advisor
Pratt Hall, Room 203C
724-357-2729

Dr. Stephan  Schaffrath

Dr. Stephan Schaffrath

Reading Instructor
Pratt Hall, Room 212C
724-357-2729

Ms. Bina  Soni

Ms. Bina Soni

Math/Act 101
Pratt Hall, Room 208B
724-357-2729

Emeritus Professor

Dr. Carmy Carranza

Emeritus Professor
Department of Developmental Studies

Support Staff

Mrs. Patricia M. Connell

Mrs. Patricia M. Connell

Administrative Assistant
Pratt Hall, Room 202
724-357-2749

Mrs. Jacquie  Kerr

Mrs. Jacquie Kerr

Department and Act 101 Secretary
Pratt Hall, Room 202
724-357-2729

  • Developmental Studies Department
  • Pratt Hall, Room 202/203
    201 Pratt Drive
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2729
  • Fax: 724-357-6940
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.