Title: Assistant Director
Rachel grew up in Dingman’s Ferry Pennsylvania. She graduated from Allegheny College in 2008 with a degree in Philosophy and Psychology. After Allegheny she served 2 years in AmeriCoprs with Maine Campus Compact working on service learning and community building between college campuses and local towns. She then returned to Allegheny where she spent 5 years as an Assistant Director of Admissions and the Hillel Director. Along the way Rachel also received a Masters in Organizational Leadership from Quinnipiac University. Most recently Rachel spent the last 2 years in Israel at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies learning Jewish texts, exploring Israel, and getting a certificate in Jewish Experiential Education. Rachel is excited to be back in Pennsylvania and to be joining the Penn State Hillel family. When Rachel is not with our incredible students and staff you can find her swimming, enjoying the outdoors, or cooking.