Heather Atkinson

Undergraduate Studies Adviser and DUS Programs Coordinator, Smeal College of Business
Hometown: 
West Melbourne, FL and Austin, TX
Education: 

B.S. in Psychology, Texas Lutheran University
M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, University of Mary Hardin-Baylor
Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision, Penn State

Penn Stater since: 
2010
Go confidently in the direction of your dreams! Live the life you’ve imagined. - Thoreau

I have three fish - they are zebrafish more commonly known as "zebra danios." They are stripey little guys and zoom around their tank dive bombing their Marimo moss ball.

My favorite places I have traveled to are Scotland and Ireland. I was able to visit where my father was born, see where my grandparents are from, and meet a lot of relatives for the first time.

The most unusual thing in my office is a quirky coin bank.

My childhood nickname was Shortie.

My favorite job growing up was being a lifeguard in the summers.

In my spare time I enjoy gardening, trying new recipes, listening to live music, being near/in/on the water, yoga, learning to knit, researching tiny homes, and adventuring.

If I could only listen to one band the rest of my life it would be James Taylor.


Academic Adviser Heather Atkinson

Mailing Address

Division of Undergraduate Studies
The Pennsylvania State University
101 Grange Building
University Park, PA 16802

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Phone and Email

Phone:
(814) 865-7576
Fax:
(814) 863-8913
Email:
Hours:
8:00am - 5:00pm (M-F)

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