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Le'Shay Webb, MA, LPC

Independent Living Skills Coordinator, MAGIC
301G Pierce Hall
[email protected] | 734.487.3293

Le'Shay Webb is the Program Coordinator for the Mentorship, Access, & Guidance in College (MAGIC) program within Eastern Michigan University's Department of Academic Success Partnerships. She is a Detroit native that loves to travel, read, shop and spend time with those that are most important to her. She attended EMU for her undergraduate studies and holds a Bachelor of Science degree. While working as a work-study student in the College of Education and the Department of Leadership and Counseling, Le'Shay quickly realized her greatest passion was assisting in the process of bringing healing to individuals who have experienced trauma or severe life stressors. She strongly believes that helping people to find healthy perceptions of themselves is key for optimal growth and success. With the inspiration of several higher education faculty and staff, Le'Shay, graduated with a Master of Arts degree, with an emphasis on College Counseling from Eastern Michigan University, in 2012. Since graduating, Le'Shay’s professional experience has focused on working with populations that have experience sustained trauma (youth in foster care, abused and neglected youth, domestic violence/sexual assault survivors, and adolescent and adult psychiatric emergency).

Elise Buggs Sturdivant, MBA

Program Director, Academic Success Partnerships
301J Pierce Hall
[email protected] | 734.487.8041

Elise Buggs Sturdivant joined Eastern Michigan University in September 2010 as the founding program director of EMU’s Keys to Degrees Single Parent Program. In November 2011, she transitioned into the additional role as Director of Academic Success Partnerships, while continuing to oversee the Keys to Degrees Program through this office. As Director, Elise designs, plans, and provides overall leadership for programs focused on enhancing student access and success, such as Mentorship, Access, and Guidance in College (MAGIC), Brotherhood and Sisterhood Scholars, the Wade H. McCree Jr. Scholarship Program, KCP MICUP-BEAT, and KCP College Day. Elise holds a Master of Business Administration from Davenport University and a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management and Communication from the University of Michigan. 


Allison Smith

Graduate Assistant, MAGIC
301M Pierce Hall
[email protected] | 734.487.4720

Allison received her Bachelor's degree from the College of Letters and Science in Psychology at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. She is now attending Eastern Michigan University for the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Master's program. Allison’s interests and passions within this field are helping and supporting others to achieve their fullest potential and happiness!

Fun Fact: Allison has a twin sister, Maggie, and together they have traveled to six different countries this year.

Students interested in applying to the MAGIC program should contact MAGIC staff to set up an appointment.

If you have questions, you may call the Academic Success Partnerships office at 734.487.0899, email us at [email protected], or refer to our FAQ page.

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