Who is My Advisor? | 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.
  • You can find out who your advisor is through Flashline under 'Student and Course Tools' in the Academic Profile section on your GPS Audit.
  • 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 advisors/Graduate Assistants once you select your current or intended major
  • Click on the individual advisor below for Walk-In hours and Contact Information.
Name:   Title: Major(s): Minor(s):
Kathy Zarges   Director Director of Undergraduate Advising and Licensure  
Christine Connors  
Senior Advisor, Florence Program Coordinator
Sports Administration; Educational Studies Event Planning; Sport Administration
Lea French   Graduate Assistant All Education Majors (not including Special Education) Education (Art, Music, Spanish, French, Latin, Dance, Technology, ASL, English as a Second Language, German majors only)
Lisa Froning   Senior Advisor Community Health Education; Middle Childhood Education (Grades 4-9); Physical Education; School Health Education; Trade and Industrial Education 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)   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   Senior Advisor Integrated Health Studies; Nutrition  
Maghan Maloy   Academic Advisor Athletic Training; Exercise Science
Sport Medicine
Mary Kay McElhinny   Academic Advisor Early Childhood Education (Grades PK-3) Education (Art, Music, Spanish, French, Latin, Dance, Technology, ASL, English as a Second Language, German majors only)
Stephanie Neer   Graduate Assistant  Human Development & Family Studies, Recreation, Park & Tourism Management, Sports Administration  
Neete Saha   Academic Advisor Athletic Training, Exercise Science
Sport Medicine
Michelle Schultz   Academic Advisor Hospitality Management, Recreation Management & Tourism
Hospitality Management
Adam Smith   Academic Advisor Nutrition; Speech Pathology & Audiology  
Kelley Stillwagon   Senior Advisor Human Development & Family Studies
Gerontology, Human Development and Family Studies, Non-profit Management
Alexandria Crum    Graduate Assistant Athletic Training & Exercise Science  
Rachel Walter   Academic Advisor ASL/English Interpreting, Special Education 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.