Academic Encouragers

Enhancing student success through mentoring and out-of-classroom experiences.

Academic Encouragers work closely with students and academic advisers throughout the semester to assist in enhancing student success. Encouragers are responsible for:

  • supporting and mentoring students assigned to them to be successful in their courses and out-of-classroom experiences and activities
  • working with the academic adviser and helping to pay attention to their students' class attendance and punctuality
  • following up and communicating with the academic adviser on their issues and/or needs of their students
  • assisting with early warning follow up of their students.


Heather Curry


Melissa Dreisbach


Nancy Hawkins


Anne Marie Warmbrodt


Elayne Fender


Bret Jagger


Linda Smith


Willie Watts


Susan Mendenhall


Michelle Jones


Mary Barnes


Bryan Rector


David Harris


Diana Ward


Robert Zupke


Paula Dutton


Toni Dash


Karen Walgenbach