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Portia Diaz

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  • IUP


    "We must become the change we want to see in the world". --Mohandas Gandhi. ♥ "The role of the advisor is not to have his/her vision permeate the student but to help the student develop their own vision and realize it!" --portia I am a vegetarian who is a hopeful romantic. I have 2 beautiful children Jordan (a freshmen at NYU) and Jasmine (a freshmen in Indiana School District) who are my world. I have two dogs Shiloh (Field Spaniel mix) and Mucheck (Sharpei), 4 cats (Sasha Fierce (Mom) and her three babies Jacob, Alice, and Edward), a turtle (PJ), and some unnamed guppies. I live in Indiana, PA. Christmas Tree Capital and birth place of It's a Wonderful Life star Jimmy Stewart. I am in a relationship with my best friend:)

    Professional experience



    August 2000 - Present

    Assistant Professor

    SUNY Buffalo

    October 1997 - November 1999(2 years)

    Program Coordinator

    Clarion University of PA

    August 1994 - September 1997(3 years)