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Maggie Dykstra

  • Academic Coordinator, Kessler Provost Scholars Program

Magdalene Dykstra is the Academic Coordinator for the Kessler Provost Scholars Program, which provides holistic academic, financial, and social support to exceptional students who are among the first in their family to attend college, helping them forge their own path and achieve their dreams.

In this role, she will advise, coach, and coordinate academic interventions. She will also facilitate and plan Kessler Scholar, Provost Scholar, Provost Academy, and University-wide academic sponsored activities, such as the Academic Success Academy. 

Maggie also joins the Student Success Hub from Pitt TRIO SSS, where she served as the Academic Coordinator and Academic Advisor. She also served at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown campus and has much experience working with first-generation college students, provisional students, and exploratory students. She obtained her MA in Student Affairs in Higher Ed from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.