Our Student Affairs Team
The mission of Dornsife's Student and Alumni Affairs team is to enrich the experience of Dornsife students and alumni by providing support services and programs that address their professional, academic, and personal goals.
Our team manages orientation, commencement, annual student awards, and student policies, among other things, and we are committed to supporting the diverse needs of our students.
We also oversee alumni affairs, works closely with officers of the student government and the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Antiracism (IDEA) Graduate Fellows, assists students with disabilities, and serves as an information source for students. Staff advise student organizations on a variety of issues including goal setting and event planning.
It is our objective to achieve this mission in a professional, courteous, and efficient manner by fostering a caring, positive, inclusive, student-centered environment.
Dornsife's Student and Alumni Affairs programs compliment our educational programs by helping students and alumni realize and fulfill their academic, career, and personal goals.
Reach out if you have any questions or need academic or career guidance.
Assistant Dean of Student & Alumni Affairs
Phi has a strong foundation in supporting students in health and science fields, having worked for several years at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine before joining Drexel in 2010. Upon arriving at Drexel, Phi was tasked with increasing engagement and student programming for students enrolled on the Center City Campus. She supported student organizations, improved shared student spaces, and connected students to resources and opportunities. In 2012, she assumed responsibility for graduate student support, from reworking graduate orientation to bolstering the Graduate Student Association to become an autonomous and empowered organization.
Phi enjoys working with students on a wide range of topics. Some of her professional interests include global education, community engagement, peer mentorship and career development. Phi advocates for her students and believes in a collaborative and holistic approach to student services.
Associate Director of Student and Alumni Services
Before joining the Dornsife School of Public Health, she supported the transition and success of students as Assistant Director/Resident Director at Drexel University.
Michelle received her MA in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania and BA in Psychology from Cabrini University. She enjoys helping students bridge their interests and passions with their professional goals to find a sense of fulfillment and success.
Michelle resides in Philadelphia with her partner and cats, where they enjoy the diverse array of restaurants and activities that the city has to offer.