Jess Burkley

Admissions Counselor

Phone: (814) 332-2490 | Email:
About me: cooking enthusiast / hockey fanatic / key chain collector
Pronouns: she / her / hers

Jessica earned her BAs in International Business and Business Administration – Sports Management and a minor in Spanish from Thiel College. She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Organizational Leadership from Mercyhurst University.

During her time at Thiel, Jessica was a tour guide for 4 years, Student Government President, a part of the Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, as well as Color Guard Captain for 3 years of the Thiel marching band. As an undergraduate, Jessica studied in Barcelona, Spain for 5 months in 2019. While there, she studied International Business and Sports and Contemporary Culture. This led Jessica to her honors thesis which theorized the autonomous region of Catalunya’s possibilities to becoming its own independent country in Europe.

As a native Pittsburgher, Jessica is a hockey fanatic, especially rooting for the Pittsburgh Penguins. Outside of hockey season, Jessica loves to hike and kayak. Currently residing in Erie, PA, you can find Jessica walking her dog at the beach or crafting with her Cricut machine.

Jess’s Favorite Photos

Jess’s Territories

  • Erie, PA
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Toledo, OH

Travel Schedule

Travel calendars are updated daily with college fairs, high school visits, and off-campus interview opportunities.

School Visits & College Fairs Counselor Meetings