Department of

Electrical Engineering

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SherryDawn Jackson

Sherry Dawn Jackson

Graduate Program Assistant/Manager of Academic Affairs

118 Electrical Engineering East

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-863-7294

E-mail: sdj2_at_psu_dot_edu

Sherry Dawn's job responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate graduate students progress towards degree, as well as scheduling classes and exams
  • Certify requirements for graduation
  • Communicate with grad school, office of global program, and COE dean’s office regarding student degree requirements
  • Meet with students to review degree requirements and field questions
  • Coordinate annual open house and fall semester orientation
  • Schedule appointments for graduate program coordinator
  • Work with graduate program coordinator regarding graduate application and student situations
  • Prepare and submit statistical reports to grad school and NSF-NIH
  • Process graduate student appointments (TA & RA)
  • Interact with EE graduate faculty members, grad school, ISS, and serve as member of graduate program committee
  • Manage academic affairs office

Committees: Graduate Program Committee, Grad Student Advisory Committee

SherryDawn is generally available 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM; Lunch 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM (varies)

When SherryDawn is not available, please see Lisa Timko.