Alumni Relations Assistant
Joined Juniata Staff in 1988
Dawn has worked at Juniata College in various capacities since 1988, beginning as Assistant Dean of Students from 1988-1993, and then as Director of Campus Activities from 1993-2004, overseeing Residential Life, Orientation, Student Activities, and Conferences & Events during those years. In 2004, Dawn moved to a part-time position in the Unity House, providing support for the Campus Ministry and Diversity & Inclusion offices.
In June 2013, Dawn joined the Alumni Office team as Alumni Relations Assistant. She provides administrative and programmatic support for Homecoming & Family Weekend, Alumni Weekend, Sports Hall of Fame, and other events; supervises the office student assistants; serves as the Alumni House receptionist; and is the main point of contact for alumni, parents, and friends.
Born and raised in northeastern Ohio, Dawn earned a B.S. in Business Administration from Bowling Green State University and an M.S. in Higher Education & Student Affairs from Indiana University-Bloomington. Dawn and her husband, Joe ’86, reside in Huntingdon with their two children, Matthew and Lindsey, and their very large cat, Timber. Dawn enjoys supporting her children in their various activities, serving as treasurer for the Huntingdon High School Boys’ Soccer Boosters and as a Girl Scout troop leader. Dawn and her family are also active members of St. James Lutheran Church in Huntingdon. In her free time, Dawn enjoys reading, watching television and movies, and attending concerts and performances.