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Brenda Giarratano

Academic Success Coach, Director of Student Achievement

Areas of Interest

  • Career/Internship Coaching
  • Peer Mentorship
  • Crisis Management Team
Year Started at USF: 2006
Hometown: Pueblo, Colorado


  • BS in Communication Disorders, Colorado State University

Professional Memberships:

  • National Academic Advising Association.

Fun facts:

  1. I love spending time with my husband Nino, daughter Bianca and son Nico.
  2. Traveling is a must! One of the items on my bucket list is to travel to all seven continents.
  3. I grew up watching the Denver Broncos and still a fan. New York Yankees are definitely a family favorite!

Contact me:

Email: Brenda Giarratano
Phone: (415) 422-5305

Schedule an appointment: Check availability

Visit me during Office Hours!