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If you would like to schedule a time to meet with us, we invite you to complete our meeting request form linked below. We offer a variety of meeting formats to ensure your access to our academic coaches. We will also accommodate our schedule for evening and weekend conversations, based on your availability.

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Our team is a group of welcoming, experienced individuals with various interests, skills, and expertise. One thing we have in common is our passion for student success and equitable programming. We look forward to working with you!


Amir Franklin, MS 

Project Coordinator, MICUP-BEAT

301 Pierce Hall

[email protected] | 734.487.8413

Amir previously served as an Academic Advisor at Wayne County Community College District. In his former role, Amir advised students on curriculum requirements and oversaw the Men and Women’s Advocacy Group. Prior to this, Amir served as a Part-Time Academic Advisor at EMU in the University Advising and Career Development Center (UACDC) where his duties also included students in the Brotherhood Scholars program.  Amir will earn his Masters of Science in Higher Education, Leadership and Administration from Capella University in the Spring 2021. He attended Eastern Michigan University as a transfer student, where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Hotel and Restaurant Management.


Audrey Lama

Graduate Assistant, MICUP-BEAT
301 Pierce Hall
[email protected] | 734.487.8413

Audrey is a first-year master’s student in the Educational Leadership: Higher Education/Student Affairs program. She is a Michigan native, growing up in the small town of Whitmore Lake, about 20 minutes North of EMU. Audrey graduated from Olivet College in 2021 with a double major in Psychology and English. During her time in undergrad, Audrey was a student-athlete as a member of the Women's Volleyball team. Through the MICUP-BEAT and HESA Programs, Audrey has developed a passion for working with underserved voices within higher education institutions.

Fun Fact: Audrey enjoys exploring the state of Michigan and any outside-related physical activity. She loves to hike, snow ski, water ski, wakeboard, and rollerblade.

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