Michelle Houser serves as the director of development and alumni relations for the College of Education, a position she has held since October 2010. In this capacity, Michelle directs the College’s efforts to strengthen relationships between alumni and the College. In addition, she works with alumni and friends to achieve their philanthropic goals. Michelle brings over 10 years of development experience, having previously served as a major gifts officer at the University of Pittsburgh’s Medical and Health Sciences Foundation and at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. She began her career in Annual Giving at Allegheny College. Michelle earned a Journalism degree from the Penn State College of Communications.