Senior Associate Director, Coordinator for Access, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives
Advising Majors: Africana Studies; Anthropology & Sociology; Asian Studies; Art; Civil & Environmental Engineering; Environmental Science; Environmental Studies; English; Film & Media Studies; Foreign Languages & Literature; Geology & Environmental Geosciences; Government & Law; History; International Affairs; Music; Philosophy; Policy Studies; Psychology; Religion & Politics; Religious Studies; Russian & East European Studies; Theater; Women, Gender & Sexuality Studies

Other Titles

  • Senior Associate Director, Coordinator for Access, Equity and Inclusion Initiatives
  • Pronouns: She, Her, Hers

Alana has 25+ years’ experience in higher education and has experience working with traditional and non-traditional aged students at public, private, and community colleges.  She has developed and delivered programs and workshops for students with disabilities, student athletes, students of color, LGBTQIA population, and Greeks and is experienced in academic advising, graduate school planning and advising, and pre-professional advising.  She has presented professionally at state, region, and national professional associations.

At Lafayette, Alana serves as the liaison to the Office of Intercultural Development and Campus Life, she is a TAG Scholar, supports the Posse program, and an identified campus ally for DACA and undocumented students and members of the LGBT+ community.  She develops and facilitates programs and workshops to support students in all aspects of the career development process.  Alana holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Office Administration from Bloomsburg University, where she is the Advisor for New Member Education and Alumni Transition for Alpha Sigma Alpha National Sorority,  former member of the Alumni Board of Directors, and a Master of Education degree in Student Affairs from Kutztown University.