Mary Beth Garvin

Mary Beth Garvin
Mary Beth Garvin
Retention Specialist

TRIO Student Support Services

Contact Information:
Phone: 814-362-7559
Location: 231A Hanley Library

Degrees and Credentials

BA in Broadcast Communications, University of Pittsburgh at Bradford, 1995
BA in Interdisciplinary Studies/Education, Western Governors University, 2010
MA in Teaching Elementary Education, Western Governors University, 2011

Short Bio

Mary Beth joined the TRIO SSS team in January 2021 and is excited to be back at her alma mater! She will be providing orientation and academic retention services, supervising student mentors, and providing career, academic, financial, and life study skills through independent and group counseling.

She has worked over 25 years combined in communications, and private & public education. She ran a public access TV station, was an academic advisor, TV lab supervisor, and adjunct instructor at St. Bonaventure University, and also served as the Director of Admissions & Student Life at a private school, where she worked with domestic and international students.

She resides in Olean, NY with her 2 cats. She has 2 grown children and enjoys traveling in the US and abroad, and spending time with family and friends.