Who is My Advisor? | Vacca Office of Student Services | Kent State University

Who is My Advisor?

  • You will be assigned to a Professional Advisor in the Vacca Office of Student Services based on your major as well as a Faculty Advisor in your major.
  • Our Graduate Assistants will also be assigned to work with specific majors within the college.
  • When you make an appointment with an advisor, you will be directed to the appropriate Advisor/Graduate Assistant once you select your current or intended major.

 

Select the individual advisor below for walk-in hours and contact information.

Name:

Walk-Ins: 304 White Hall

Title: Major(s): Minor(s):
Kathy Zarges

 

Director

Director of Undergraduate Advising and Licensure

 

Mark Barrow

 

Graduate Assistant

Early Childhood Education (Grades PK-3), Sports Administration

Education (Art, Music, Spanish, French, Latin, Dance, Technology, ASL, English as a Second Language, German majors only)

Alexandria Crum 

 

Graduate Assistant

Athletic Training & Exercise Science

 

Lea French

 

Graduate Assistant

Adolescent and Young Adult Education (Grades 7-12); Middle Childhood Education (Grades 4-9)

Education (Art, Music, Spanish, French, Latin, Dance, Technology, ASL, English as a Second Language, German majors only)

Lisa Froning

Tue 10-12

Wed 2-4

Senior Advisor

Community Health Education; Middle Childhood Education (Grades 4-9); Physical Education; School Health Education; Trade and Industrial Education; Educational Studies 

Athletic Coaching; Community Health; Human Sexuality; Education (Art, Music, Spanish, French, Latin, Dance, Technology, ASL, English as a Second Language, German majors only)

Rajlakshmi Ghosh (Raj)

Mon 10-12

Thurs 2-4

 

Academic Advisor

Adolescent and Young Adult Education (Grades 7-12)

Education (Art, Music, Spanish, French, Latin, Dance, Technology, ASL, English as a Second Language, German majors only)

Keya Jennings

Mon 2-4

Wed 10-12

Senior Advisor

Integrated Health Studies; Nutrition

 

Maghan Maloy

Tue 10-12

Wed 2-4

Academic Advisor

Athletic Training; Exercise Science

Sport Medicine

Mary Kay McElhinny

Tue 10-12

Fri 2-4

Academic Advisor Early Childhood Education (PK - 3) Education (Art, Music, Spanish, French, Latin, Dance, Technology, ASL, English as a Second Language, German majors only)
Neete Saha

Mon 10-12

Tues 2-4

Academic Advisor

Athletic Training, Exercise Science

Sport Medicine

Michelle Schultz

Mon 10-12

Thurs 2-4

Academic Advisor

Hospitality Management, Recreation Management & Tourism; Sport Administration 

Hospitality Management

Adam Smith

Wed 10-12

Thurs 2-4

Academic Advisor

Nutrition; Speech Pathology & Audiology; Sport Administration 

 

Kelley Stillwagon

Mon 10-12

Thurs 2-4

 

Senior Advisor

Human Development & Family Studies

Gerontology, Human Development and Family Studies, Non-profit Management, Addictions Counseling certificate 

Rachel Walter

Mon 10-12

Thurs 2-4

Academic Advisor

ASL/English Interpreting; Special Education; Educational Studies

Education (Art, Music, Spanish, French, Latin, Dance, Technology, ASL, English as a Second Language, German majors only)

Students must meet with their academic advisor at least once each semester for a scheduled advising appointment (not walk-ins) before they can register for courses for the following term.