Office of Academic Support
Services for Student-Athletes

 Kurt A. Dunkel, M.S.
Program Coordinator
#1 Horton Hall - Lower Level 
Phone: 717-477-1699
Fax: 717-477-4034

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Related Links

Shippensburg Learning Center

NCAA DII Student Athlete Affairs

NCAA Academic Success Rate Resource Center



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Staff Contacts

Kurt Dunkel

Program Director

Kurt Dunkel

Rianna Grissom 

Grad Assistant


Rianna Grissom is a 2014 graduate from Edinboro University with a B.S. in Psychology and minor in Communication Studies. While there, she was active on campus as an undergraduate researcher, Psych Club Secretary, writing tutor, and Honors Program mentor. She also served as a student assistant for the Department of Nursing for four years. Here at Shippensburg University Rianna will be pursuing a M.S. in Psychological Science. Her interests include cooking, traveling, and all the adventures that come along with it!

Carolyn Smith

Student Worker


Carolyn Smith is from Westminster, Maryland and will be working in the office for the Academic Support Services for Student Athletes.  She is a senior, majoring in psychology with a minor in coaching. Carolyn is a member of Tau Kappa, PSI CHI, Psychology club, SAAC, and is a captain of the Ship Women’s soccer team.  In Carolyn’s free time she enjoys hanging out with friends, cheering on her fellow Raiders, and looking forward to graduating in May with the class of 2015!