College: College of Engineering
Years as an academic advisor: 9
Why did you choose to be an academic advisor? I love having the opportunity to work with and support students in an academic setting, but outside of the classroom.
What do you wish students knew about academic advisors? We care about you as individuals. We understand every student is unique and every student is facing different combinations of challenges. Know we are rooting for you and always want to help you!
What is one of your favorite parts of your role as an advisor? I love that my job keeps me on my toes. Every situation, every student is different. I have to be creative and knowledgeable, but I also have the opportunity to compassionate, empathetic, and kind.
What is one piece of advice you would offer to a brand new advisor? It's important for students to know that they are cared for as individuals.