Sylvia Cavallo joined the Waynesburg University staff in August of 2015. She is the secretary for the university Counseling Center and assists with a variety of tasks for the Student Services office. Cavallo earned her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism/English from California University of Pennsylvania in 1991. She worked as a full-time reporter early in her career, and has freelanced for local magazines and newspapers for the past two decades. Cavallo is the mother of four children.