Student Success & Academic Advising Center

Peer Advisors and Mentors

 

Peer Mentor 

Samantha Gonzalez – I am a Junior at MWSU.  I am majoring in Business Marketing and am a member of Alpha Sigma Alpha Sorority.

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Peer Advisor

Caroline Cramsey is a Junior at MWSU and is new to campus this semester.  She is majoring in Elementary Education.  Caroline loves to watch old 1970’s TV shows.  She is also left handed and loves to sing.

 

Peer Advisor

Mycah Williams is a Freshman at MWSU.  Her intended major is Theatre an Cinema with a concentration in Theatre.  Mycah says she “loves candy”.  She also likes watching Netflix.  She is excited to be a Griffon!

Peer Advisor

Brooke Gragg is an incoming Freshman at MWSU.  Her intended major is Elementary Education.  Prior to going into High School Brooke worked with a team of NASA scientists in Texas making filters that make unclean liquids clean enough to drink.

Peer Mentor/Advisor

Josh Caldwell is a Junior at MWSU.  He is majoring in Physical Education with a concentration in Health & Exercise Science.  Josh is also a member of the MWSU football team.

Peer Mentor/Advisor

Nick Morse is currently a Sophomore at Missouri Western State University. Nick is majoring in History Education. He plans to go to graduate school and work towards a masters degree and a doctorate in History to be able to teach at the college level. He is a nontraditional student who “finally figured out where I wanted to go in life with a degree”. Nick is looking to travel a lot and visit as many historical sites as possible to gain a new respect and expand his knowledge to a new level on history. One of his all time favorite quotes comes from Albert Einstein, “Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.”

Peer Mentor

Victoria Clark is a Junior at MWSU.  She is majoring in Social Work.  At home she has an “adorable puppy” named Sassy.  Victoria is the Vice President of OSSW (organization of student social workers).  In her down time she loves to watch movies.  However, she rarely watches television.

Peer Mentor/Advisor

Bobbi Stalker is a Sophomore and is majoring in business management at MWSU.  Bobbi has lot of pets.  She has a Shepherd Mix puppy, two Great Pyrenees (one only has three legs), a Beagle, and a terrier mix.  She also has nine cats (that she claims, a few are strays), chickens and turkeys, and 5 goats.  Friends and family call her house The Funny Farm. She performed in musicals put on by her school every year from 7th grade to her senior year, most recently being Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors

 

Peer Mentor

Alli Collins – Alli is a sophomore at MWSU. She is majoring in Elementary Education and plans on getting a Master’s Degree in Advising afterwards. She loves coffee, Netflix, and helping her fellow peers. One of her favorite quotes comes from a Disney movie, “A true hero isn’t measured by the size of his strength, but by the strength of his heart,”-Hercules.

 

Peer Mentor

Abbi Brown is an incoming Freshman at MWSU.  She has not yet determined what her major will be.  Abbi enjoys photography and art.  She is a member of the MWSU Concert Choral.

Lead Peer Mentor

Geri Vermillion is a Sophomore at MWSU.  Her area of interest is Health Information Management. Geri is a mother of three boys and enjoys teaching them how to grow up and be responsible gentleman.   She is excited to work with new students to become comfortable with the college experience and  help them to successfully build a foundation that will take them across the stage at the end of this journey. 

Peer Advisor

Abby Sexton is a Junior at Missouri Western State University.  She is majoring in Theater, Cinema and Dance with a concentration in Theatre. Abby has performed in several productions while at MWSU.

 

 

 Peer Advisor

Rachel Rhinehart is currently a junior at MWSU. She is studying Elementary Education, with a certification in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages). Once she graduates, she hopes to land a job in the one of the northern areas of Kansas City. Rachel enjoys reading and spending time with her family and pets!