Ameya Ranade, a Duquesne alumni and native of Mumbai, India, began working as a math-science tutor for the Gussin Spiritan Division (GSD) in 2010 while in graduate school. In 2012 he was promoted to ACT 101 program advisor, and in 2013 he was appointed assistant to the director of retention and evaluation. In this capacity, Ameya is responsible for compiling student performance data and generating the majority of the statistical analysis documenting the achievements of the GSD, the M.P. Weber Learning Skills Center’s Student Success Courses, and Pennsylvania Acts, Duquesne’s ACT 101 program.
Ameya earned his bachelor’s degree in engineering from Mumbai University and since his arrival to the U.S. in 2010, he has earned an MBA with a concentration in human resources and information systems from Duquesne University. He is also an adjunct faculty member teaching Research and Information Skills in the GSD’s summer semester. During fall and spring semesters, he serves GSD students and others as a calculus workshop leader.
Regarding his employment with the GSD, Ameya states, “I don’t say it often, but working at GSD gives me the feeling of being in a family.”