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Linda Wade

Academic Advisor (ret.), Penn State University


Ms. Wade is Founder and President of L.V. Wade Educational Consulting Services of State College PA.

Linda Wade was an Academic Advisor in the Department of Human Development & Family Studies at Pennsylvania State University, before she retired.

A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania she attended Penn State University and then completed her education through an accelerated masters program at Lincoln University. Ms. Wades’ life priorities are God, family, friends and education. As such, in addition to serving on the UMF Board of Directors she is the facilitator/instructor for the UMF workshop “How to Get Good Grades in College”. Additionally, Ms. Wade is an instructor in her church ministry development program and also serves as a mentor particularly to female students in their educational and spiritual growth.

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Upcoming Events
UMF Applications Review and Notifications Apr 15, 2018 - May 31, 2018
Freshmen Workshop Aug 11, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Annual Scholarship Awards Ceremony Aug 11, 2018 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Research Grant Application Process Sep 20, 2018 - Nov 30, 2018
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