Janel Bowles- Dia

Learning Center Coordinator, Academic Support
Office Location: Sutherland, 315

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Janel Bowles-Dia, has nearly 20 years experience in higher education, including roles in career counseling, human resources, student affairs, and academic affairs.

Prior to her role as Coordinator of the Learning Center,  Janel spent the last 5 years as an ESL and first- year writing instructor at Temple University, Eastern University, and Penn State Abington.  Janel’s work in ESL instruction has provided teaching opportunities in China, Haiti, South America, and Mexico.  She specializes in workshop facilitation and design, providing seminars related to college readiness, student success, professional communication and development.

Janel is a proud graduate of Penn State, earning her bachelor’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies, later earning a Master’s of Education from Eastern University.