Margaret Sebastianelli

Margaret Sebastianelli headshot

I aspire to be a seasoned watercolor artist (especially portraits), a wonderful Nana to my three grandchildren, a loving partner to my husband (of the fabled 1968 undefeated Penn State football team), a nurturing companion to Lillie and Sofie (a rescued Cocker Spaniel and a tabby cat), and a lifelong friend to a small circle of women who have provided love and encouragement to me in my journey through this life.

Outside of my work for Penn State, I am a member International Kiwanis Club of State College and a volunteer for March of Dimes, American Heart Associate, and American Cancer Society.

Member of University Advising Council, National Academic Advising Association, National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, Penn State chapter of Phi Delta Kappa.


  • B.S. in Home Economics Education, University of Tennessee
  • M.Ed. in Counseling Education, Stetson University
  • Post-Masters in Adult Education, The Pennsylvania State University

Current Position

Senior Undergraduate Studies Programs Coordinator and Director of Student Services, College of Health and Human Development

Research & Teaching Interests

Research in student migration, retention and graduation patterns in a university system. Teaching Hotel, Restaurant, and Institutional Management. Interested in administration of advising systems.

Contact Information

Office: 5 Henderson Building
Phone: 814-865-2156
Fax: 814-863-0218