Dr. Elizabeth Gruber : CAL U

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Dr. Elizabeth Gruber


  • B.S.: Education, Bowling Green State University
  • M.S.: Education, Guidance and Counseling, Youngstown State University
  • Ph.D.: Counselor Education and Supervision, Duquesne University


Dr. Gruber is a professor in the Department of Counselor Education. She has worked at Cal U since 1988. Prior to fall 2004, she worked in the University Counseling Center with students in mental health counseling, and she also coordinated the drug and alcohol programs on campus. She is a facilitator for the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People workshops. During her tenure at Cal U, she has been active in numerous professional development, grants, and University and community service activities.


  • Developmental Group
  • Practicum I
  • Internship
  • Integrated Seminar

Affiliated Cal U Departments

Dr. Gruber works collaboratively with several Student Affairs areas - the PEACE Project  and the Counseling Center

Research Interests

  • Supervision of counselors
  • Internships and experiential education
  • Development of prosocial skills
  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • College counseling

Student Research Projects

Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education grant to develop a model internship program.

Academic Department(s)

  • Department of Counselor Education

Academic Program(s)

  • M.E. School Counseling
  • Grad. Cert. School Counseling
  • M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
  • Grad. Cert. Sports Counseling
  • Post Bach. Cert. in Spiritual, Ethical and Religious Counseling

Contact Information



Keystone Hall 427


"I have been employed at California University of Pennsylvania since fall 1988. It is a great place to work. The best part of my job is working with students. There are many opportunities for faculty and students at Cal U."

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