Dedicated Faculty Mentors

School of Business Faculty

The faculty mentors in CalSouthern’s School of Business are experienced business professionals as well as dedicated, responsive and highly credentialed educators.

They will be there for you—via phone, email or Skype—to answer any questions you may have and to help you master the course material. And, equally important, they will help you take the concepts you learn and apply them to resolve challenges commonly faced in today’s increasingly complex and globalized business world, using the latest best practices.

CalSouthern’s faculty mentors are positive, encouraging and supportive—and entirely dedicated to your academic and professional success.


Alan Byrne, MA

Faculty Mentor, Business

Areas of Interest and Expertise

General education, theatre arts


Alan Byrne is a native of New York, but has spent the past 40 years in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His degrees in theatre arts are from State University College New York at New Paltz and the Pennsylvania State University. His background in the visual arts led him to a career as a scenic designer in college and community theatre. As an artist, he is a member of several professional arts organizations in Pittsburgh and has exhibited his art throughout the region. He enjoys sharing his knowledge and extensive theatre experience with CalSouthern students.

Educational Background

MA Theatre Arts, The Pennsylvania State University; BS Theatre Arts, State University College, New York.

Courses Taught
  • HU 1205 - Introduction to Theater


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