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Tammy J. Halstead

Director of Alumni Advising and Development
717-291-4362
Office: CAR619COL

Professional Biography

Tammy oversees alumni advising and development, creating and implementing robust initiatives that support alumni in achieving their goals.  She specializes in helping clients create possibility in their lives and making those possibilities a reality through purposeful and strategic action. 

In addition to career advising and coaching, Tammy's background includes corporate training and development, business operations, recruiting, and human resources.  She is a member of the National Career Development Association (NCDA) where she serves on the Professional Development committee and is also a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE).  Tammy has presented nationally and regionally for a number of professional associations including NACE, NCDA, and the New England Educational Research Organization (NEERO) on topics related to women in leadership, career development, and alumni advising programs.  

She received her B.A. from Holy Family College and her M.A. in Literature, with a concentration in African American women's writing, from Millersville University. She is currently pursuing her Ed.D in Leadership and Administration.  Her research areas of interest include self-efficacy in career transitions, women in leadership, professional development programs, and emerging adulthood.