Beth Pifer

Beth Pifer Assistive Technology Specialist/Useable Materials Center Coordinator
Northern Arizona University
Disability Resources

Atlanta, Georgia

Degree (s)
Master of Science - Accessibility and Inclusive Design; Bachelor of Science - Electrical Engineering

What do you enjoy most about working with NAU undergrads?
I enjoy working with NAU undergrads because of their enthusiasm and their fresh perspective on just about everything.  I am a life-long learner, and our undergrads are great teachers as well!

What is your favorite place on campus?
The Health and Learning Center - two of my favorite things under one roof!

Why should students take advantage of the Student Success Coaching program?
The Coaching program can help make the transition from high school to college a smooth, easy and successful one; and provides tools that will will help students reach their optimum performance throughout their academic life and well beyond.
Student Success Coach 4 Significance
A Student Success Coach 4 Significance provides a safe environment for students to explore tangible tools that help them discover their own strengths, engage in critical thinking activities that result in developing problem solving skills that allow them to create their own road map to success – as they define it.

What’s the best piece of career advice you’ve ever been given?
Discover what you are passionate about and then explore ways to incorporate that passion into your work; figure out how to adapt and learn to juggle the things that are important in your work- which means figuring out what is wasting your time or sucking your energy and kicking those things to the curb - permanently.