Greensburg, Pa. - Seton Hill University's Board of Trustees officially welcomed new member Grace Hartzog, S.C., at its June 13 meeting.

Sister Grace Hartzog has been a Sister of Charity of Seton Hill for 45 years and is currently the secretary for the United States Province of the Sisters of Charity. Sr. Hartzog earned a bachelor's degree from Seton Hill in psychology and a master's degree in education (developmental psychology) from Pennsylvania State University. She is certified in early childhood and elementary education and holds permanent principal certification.

Sr. Hartzog taught psychology at Seton Hill for 17 years and directed the campus Child Development Center and Kindergarten for 10. During her tenure at Seton Hill, Sr. Hartzog was dean of students for five years and director of campus ministry for 2 years. Sr. Hartzog has also served as an adjunct faculty member in early childhood development at Pennsylvania State University and directed the Carlow University Campus School for two years. She served as principal at Queen of Angels Catholic School for 10 years.

While serving as principal in the Diocese of Greensburg, Sr. Hartzog coordinated and developed Early Childhood and Elementary Curriculum Guides and served as a team member for the United States Bishops Early Childhood Task Force for three years.

Currently, Sr. Hartzog serves as an early childhood consultant in Pittsburgh, Arizona and Greensburg schools. She is a board member for Aquinas Academy, Elizabeth Seton Montessori School and Community HomeHealth Care in Greensburg.