By Richard Camacho
CCC Journalism Program
Anthony DiPietro became the coordinator of academic advising at Camden County College a year and a half ago and a newlywed a little more than three months ago.
DiPietro was born in New Jersey and spent his childhood in Ocean City and Long Branch. There, DiPietro helped his father with photography at the age of 12. This was the start of DiPietro’s many jobs.
DiPietro graduated from Paul VI High School and then attended Washington College in Chestertown, Md. He graduated from Washington College in 1995 with a bachelor of arts degree in business management. Following that, DiPietro attended Richard Stockton College of New Jersey and received a master of arts degree in institutional technology. DiPietro’s best academic achievement is graduating with his master’s degree with a 3.9 grade point average.
DiPietro has worked numerous jobs, from the stock market to substitute teaching to college professor to counseling to board of education to his current job, as of June 2012, the coordinator of academic advising. DiPietro said the best part of his current job is “helping to make a difference, helping students and changing lives.”
DiPietro manages the day-to-day activities of his office as well as student advising. DiPietro works to make sure students are advised properly. He also works on student orientation. DiPietro prepares the advisers for any situation a student may have and helps them identify strategies to solve the situation.
DiPietro enjoys many hobbies throughout the year. They include surfing. DiPietro has surfed in Costa Rica, California, Rhode Island, Puerto Rico and New Jersey. He also fishes year round. A favorite fishing activity for DiPietro is striper fishing in the Mullica River.
DiPietro was married on Aug. 10, 2013 in Ocean City. He and his wife, Morgan, have a 7-year-old daughter, Ava. He resides in New Jersey with his family.
DiPietro is adjusting to married life with work.