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Michael Brown

Associated Majors: Biology (major concentrations); General and Professional Chemistry; Environmental Science and Society Interdisciplinary program; Fermentation; General and Professional Biochemistry, Neuroscience; Physics; Physics Research, Pre-Medicine; Pre-Pharmacy and (Advising to Criminology major) and Individualized Studies Majors.

Biography: Brown earned his LLMSW from EMU and a B.S. in community development and urban planning from University of New Hampshire. He has worked at EMU since 2007 as lead academic advisor in the College of Health and Human Services and advised students on academic probation within the Coordinated Student Advising Team. He's also been an adjunct instructor for the School of Social Work since 2011. He's a certified HIV counselor and works contractually with Washtenaw County Public Health. He interned as a therapist/youth services worker at the Ruth Ellis Center and provided therapy for the Washtenaw County Juvenile Detention drug court program.  

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Sarah Krizan

Associated Majors: Art, Fine Arts, Art History, and Art Education (K-12 Visual Arts); Communication, Media, and Theater Arts; Music, Music Education, Music Therapy, and Dance; History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies.

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Raechel Espinoza

Associated Majors: Anthropology, Criminology, and Sociology; African American Studies; Psychology; Women's and Gender Studies and Secondary Education.

Biography: As a first-generation college student who transferred from community college, Raechel knows how important perseverance and support are to student success. She has a passion for helping students achieve their academic, professional and personal goals. She completed her undergrad degree in psychology and anthropology at Henry Ford Community College and University of Michigan-Dearborn and a master's in college student personnel from Bowling Green State University. Stop by and ask her about Harry Potter!

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Amber Morneau

Associated Majors: Economics and Actuarial Science; Computer Science (applied and curriculum major); Geography and Geology; Earth Science; English, Language, and Literature; Mathematics; All Secondary Education Majors; World Languages; Political Science, Urban and Regional Planning and TSOL.

Biography: Amber Morneau is currently pursuing a master's in higher education student affairs and a graduate certificate in academic advising from EMU. She earned her bachelor's in criminal justice and psychology from Northern Michigan University. Previously, she served the center as a graduate assistant and was introduced into the higher ed profession was through Greek Life. She is currently interning as the coordinator for the Greek Standards and Assessment Program and holds the position of Chapter Advisor for Alpha Gamma Delta. She is a firm believer that academics and campus involvement play an equal part in a successful college experience.

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