In making the announcement President Foley noted Dr. Haschak’s formidable administrative abilities and for the breadth of his academic and business experience. “Dr. David Haschak is a well-regarded teacher and academic colleague who sets the standard for excellence in the classroom and for collegiality among faculty and staff,” he said. “He completely grasps the mission of this College and enthusiastically puts his shoulder to the wheel as Mount Aloysius College continues to reinvent itself for the current and future generations of students. He brings leadership, clarity and drive to our academic community and we’re very glad to count him among us.”
As Associate Dean of Humanities, Social Science and Professional Studies, Dr. Haschak will serve as faculty administrator for the departments of business & information technology, education, & ASL English Interpreting, English/ fine arts, justice, law & society, enrichment, and psychology/religious studies and oversee curriculum on both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Dr. Haschak has been affiliated with Mount Aloysius College since 2008 and, in addition to teaching duties, has served as director of counseling/disability services and coordinator of Community Counseling and Behavioral Specialist Consulting graduate programs.
Prior to coming to Mount Aloysius College, he served Alternative Community Resources Program, Inc. (ACRP) as program director for their Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic, and the ACRP Peer Specialist Program. He began his duties there as a staff therapist in their Family Preservation and Careworker Programs. Dr. Haschak took on increasingly more responsible roles at ACRP including directing the Behavioral Health and Rehabilitative Services and Children’s Summer Therapeutic Programs.
Dr. Haschak began his counseling career at Northwestern Human Services Cambrian Hills, Johnstown office. He served Northwestern as a behavioral specialist consultant, mobile therapist and support staff.
Dr. Haschak is a nationally certified counselor and licensed professional counselor. He is a member of the American Counselor Association; Health Care Providers Association.
Dr. Haschak earned his Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. and the Master of Arts degree in community counseling from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, Pa. He earned his doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision from Duquesne University.