Amy Wilkens is the Assistant Director of Academic Advising for the College of Communication and Information. She was very excited to return to KSU, her alma mater, in 2009 after working for various social service agencies helping students obtain funding to attend college. She also worked for the University of Akron as the Assistant Director of Student Financial aid where she received her Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration. Her love for assisting students led her to the field of Academic Advising. In addition to advising students for the college she provides administrative leadership to advisors within a decentralized advising model, collaborates with administrators across campus and works to bridge advising and faculty communication to ensure student success.