Academic Advising Staff

Amanda is a first-generation college graduate who earned her B.A. in Spanish Linguistics from Rutgers University, with plans to be a Spanish/ESL teacher. Upon realizing her involvement on-campus as an undergrad translated to a passion for working with college students, Amanda continued her studies at Rutgers and earned her Ed.M. in College Student Affairs. Prior to joining the YWCC team, Amanda worked at Rutgers planning new student orientation.

Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and two adorable kids, traveling, reading, binge-watching TV shows, and cheering on her favorite football teams.

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Tony earned his B.S. in Secondary Education/Mathematics and his M.A.E. in Instructional Design & Technology from Seton Hall University. Prior to working at NJIT, Tony advised freshmen and taught freshman seminar and developmental math courses at Seton Hall, and advised Health/Kinesiology students at Texas A&M University.

Tony likes to run, watch football and TV shows, play fantasy football and video games, and try out new restaurants.

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Michele earned her undergraduate degree in Management and Finance from the University at Albany. After working several years in the business sector, she opted for a change in her career path and began pursuing her M.A. in Counseling at Montclair State University. She found her passion for working with students in higher education while holding internships with MSU’s Educational Opportunity Fund office and here in CC.

Michele loves traveling, rock scrambling, swimming and spending time with her family.

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Dan joined NJIT in 2013 as a computer science transfer student and, after graduating in 2015, returned as a full-time academic advisor. He has completed degrees in psychology (B.A., The College of New Jersey) and mental health counseling (M.A., New York University), is working on his MS in Computer Science, and is thrilled to be combining his passions for people and technology.

Outside of the office, Dan enjoys various mind- and body-bending activities from gymnastics and martial arts to jigsaw puzzles, foreign languages, and strategy games.

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Nisha Reyes has been working with diverse students in both a K-12 setting and in higher education for over fifteen years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Mass Media from Rutgers University and a Master’s degree in Counselor Education from Kean University.

Nisha loves spending time with her family and traveling!

  • Amanda Ackerman
  • amanda.d.ackerman@njit.edu
  • Last names starting with R - Z for:
    • Bioinformatics
    • Computer Science
    • Computing & Business
    • Cyber Security & Privacy
    • Data Science
    • Software Engineering

Amanda is a first-generation college graduate who earned her B.A. in Spanish Linguistics from Rutgers University, with plans to be a Spanish/ESL teacher. Upon realizing her involvement on-campus as an undergrad translated to a passion for working with college students, Amanda continued her studies at Rutgers and earned her Ed.M. in College Student Affairs. Prior to joining the YWCC team, Amanda worked at Rutgers planning new student orientation.

Amanda enjoys spending time with her husband and two adorable kids, traveling, reading, binge-watching TV shows, and cheering on her favorite football teams.

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  • Tony Angelella
  • anthony.s.angelella@njit.edu
  • Last names starting with A - J for:
    • Bioinformatics
    • Computer Science
    • Computing & Business
    • Cyber Security & Privacy
    • Data Science
    • Software Engineering

Tony earned his B.S. in Secondary Education/Mathematics and his M.A.E. in Instructional Design & Technology from Seton Hall University. Prior to working at NJIT, Tony advised freshmen and taught freshman seminar and developmental math courses at Seton Hall, and advised Health/Kinesiology students at Texas A&M University.

Tony likes to run, watch football and TV shows, play fantasy football and video games, and try out new restaurants.

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  • Michele Bell
  • michele.bell@njit.edu
  • Last names starting with K - Q for:
    • Bioinformatics
    • Computer Science
    • Computing & Business
    • Cyber Security & Privacy
    • Data Science
    • Software Engineering

Michele earned her undergraduate degree in Management and Finance from the University at Albany. After working several years in the business sector, she opted for a change in her career path and began pursuing her M.A. in Counseling at Montclair State University. She found her passion for working with students in higher education while holding internships with MSU’s Educational Opportunity Fund office and here in CC.

Michele loves traveling, rock scrambling, swimming and spending time with her family.

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  • Daniel Pavlick
  • daniel.k.pavlick@njit.edu
  • Last names starting with N - Z for:
    • Business & Information Systems
    • Information Systems
    • IT Administration & Security

Dan joined NJIT in 2013 as a computer science transfer student and, after graduating in 2015, returned as a full-time academic advisor. He has completed degrees in psychology (BA, The College of New Jersey) and mental health counseling (MA, New York University), is working on his MS in Computer Science, and is thrilled to be combining his passions for people and technology.

Outside of the office, Dan enjoys various mind- and body-bending activities from gymnastics and martial arts to jigsaw puzzles, foreign languages, and strategy games.

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  • Nisha Reyes
  • nisha.reyes@njit.edu
  • Last names starting with A - M for:
    • Business & Information Systems
    • Information Systems
    • IT Administration & Security

Nisha Reyes has been working with diverse students in both a K-12 setting and in higher education for over fifteen years. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism/Mass Media from Rutgers University and a Master’s degree in Counselor Education from Kean University.

Nisha loves spending time with her family and traveling!

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Hey, guys. My name is Aalap Parekh and I am a senior majoring in Information Technology, specializing in Criminal Justice and minoring in Communications. My hobbies include reading sports articles, writing sports articles, watching ESPN, and keeping up with the latest technology. I look forward to helping all of you so don't hesitate to ask.

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Career Development Services is located in Fenster Hall, Room 200. For more information about career advising, please see their webpage.

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