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Senior Instructor in Information Sciences and Technology
Academic Advisor


Lisa Reeves Bertin offers that rare combination of formal academic credentials, as well as both real-world business and classroom experience. In addition to an associate's degree in computer science and a bachelor's in business administration, she earned her master's in business administration at Kent State University. Professionally, her business experience is varied and includes positions at almost every level of responsibility, including office controller, accounting manager and network administrator.

Since 2001 she has been an Instructor at the Shenango campus, where she not only teaches computer and business courses, but also collaborates with both the business faculty and community businesses in the development of strategic internships of lasting benefit to both the students and area employers. While at PSU Shenango, she has been an IST Champion, an IST Advisor, a member of the Student Activity Fee Committee, a member of the Computer Fee Committee, representative to the University College Council, coordinator of the delivery of 4-year PSU Beaver courses to the Shenango campus, as well as presenter at Freshmen Orientation, the representative of the IST Department for admissions events, and is also member of the Association of Information & Technology Professionals.

Mrs. Bertin was named the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) Statewide Faculty Member of the Year for 2009-10 and was also the recipient of the 2011-2012 and 2005-06 Leonard R. Riforgiato Memorial Teaching Award. She was also named club advisor of the year in 2012.  She currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Technology Council of Northwest Pennsylvania, Athena PowerLink and is active with the Lawrence Mercer Athena International.


  •  M.B.A., Executive Masters of Business Administration, Kent State University
  •  B.S., Business Administration, Information Systems Track, Youngstown State University
  •  Associates Degree, Computer Science, Brunswick Junior College