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Dawn Pfeifer Reitz


Main Hall 317

Office hours:
Spring 2015: M: 9:30-11:45am | MWF: 1-1:55pm | Other Hours by appointment | You are encouraged, but not required to make an appointment.

Dawn Pfeifer Reitz is an adjunct professor in the Department of Communication Studies.

Dawn has been employed at West Chester University of PA since July of 1998. In January of 2008, Dawn joined the faculty of the Department of Communication Studies as an Adjunct Professor. Dawn primarily teaches Public Speaking, but has also taught Business and Professional Communications, and most recently Persuasion. Dawn has a particular interest in working with the incoming student population and really enjoys the opportunity to teach ADP sections in the fall. Dawn also has a passion for leadership.

Dawn’s prior roles at the University included a tenure as a Grant Writer for the Division of Student Affairs from January 2006 to January 2008 and as the Assistant Director of Housing from July 1998 to January 2006. Dawn previously taught in Educational Counseling at WCU, and has taught Business Communication for Peirce College. In addition, Dawn held positions in Student Affairs at Kutztown University of PA and King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, PA.

Dawn earned a BA in Speech Communications from WCU and a MS in Counseling: Higher Education from WCU. In April 2009 Dawn was proud to be inducted into the Division of Student Affairs Legacy of Leadership Class of 2009.

Dawn lives in Chester County with her husband, Matt Reitz, also a WCU alum, and their three children.