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College of Education
006 Bluemont Hall
1114 Mid-Campus Drive North
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506

785-532-5525
785-532-7304 fax
edcoll@k-state.edu

Center for Student Success and Professional Services Advisors, Faculty and Staff

We are:

  • Teachers – who empower students to take responsibility for their academic success.
  • Mentors – who work with students to reach their goals.
  • Guides – who help students navigate their college experience.
  • Resources – who serve as a point of contact and refer students to campus services.
  • Experts - who help students understand the College of Education, Kansas State University, its programs, and curricular requirements, and related learning opportunities.
  • Advocates – who comply with FERPA and disability policies to protect students’ privacy and rights.

Academic Advisors

Sandra Avalos

Sandra Avalos

013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
savalos@k-state.edu

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Education
  • B.A. - History, Tarleton State University
  • M.Ed. – School Counseling, Bowie State University
Research Interests

Student services in higher education; transition programs for students; military students

Kelly Briggs

Kelly Briggs

013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
kbriggs10@k-state.edu

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Education
  • B.A. - Classical Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
  • M.A. - Classics, University of Western Ontario
  • B.Ed. - Secondary Education, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto
  • M.S. - Academic Advising, Kansas State University
Departmental Responsibilities

Kelly serves the College of Education as Honor's Coordinator. Reach out to her regarding program details.

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T.J. Duntz

013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
tduntz@k-state.edu

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Education
  • B.S. - Secondary Education, Kansas State University
  • M.S. – Academic Advising, Kansas State University

Mechelle Martinez

Mechelle Martinez

013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
mefema@k-state.edu

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Education
  • M.S. - Counselor Education, Emporia State University
Research Interests

First-generation students; adult students; military families; student-athletes; instructional technology

Di Murphy

Di Murphy

Assistant Director and
Licensing Officer
013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
dim@k-state.edu

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Education
  • B.S. - Education, Northern State University
  • M.S. - College Student Personnel Services, Kansas State University
 

Center Faculty and Staff

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Roger Schieferecke

Assistant Dean and Director
013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5770
rwschief@k-state.edu

 

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Education
  • B.A. - Public Relations, Fort Hays State University
  • M.S. - Communications, Fort Hays State University
  • Ed.D. - Higher Education Administration, The University of South Dakota

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Marcus Kidd

Assistant Director of Enrollment Management and Institutional Partnerships
013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5578
mkidd@k-state.edu

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Education
  • B.A. - Psychology, Kansas State University
  • M.S. - Counseling & Student Development, Kansas State University
Research Interests

Student Organization Involvement, Alumni Engagement, Student Recruitment, Student Success

Lori Duncan

Lori Duncan

Administrative Officer
013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
seven@k-state.edu

Janel Harder

Janel Harder

Office Specialist IV
013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
janelh@k-state.edu

Javier Martinez

Javier Martinez

Graduate Assistant
Call Me MISTER
013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
martijay@k-state.edu

Ana Mendonca

Ana Mendonca

Graduate Assistant
013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
mendonca72@k-state.edu

Eli Schoeman

Jake Anderson

Graduate Assistant
013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
jakea@k-state.edu

Cristian Silvestre

Cristian Silvestre

Graduate Assistant
Special Projects
013 Bluemont Hall
785-532-5524
csilvestre6@k-state.edu

Make an Appointment

If you are a student in the College of Education, you can make an appointment with your advisor online using
SSC Campus. If you are interested in the College of Education, please contact the office at 013 Bluemont Hall at
785-532-5524.