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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.


Chayna Brunner

Graduate Assistant, Academic Success Partnerships
301 Pierce Hall
[email protected] | 734.487.8413

Chayna earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Eastern Michigan University in 2018. She is currently a second year graduate student in the Master of Social Work program. Chayna developed a passion for student support services.  She wants to be a part of alleviating the issues that students face on the front end, as a K-12 School Social Worker, in hopes that more students will have access to higher education.

Fun Fact: Chayna also works at a nonprofit organization providing therapeutic services to children with Autism.

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