Professional Advisors

Appointments

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Advising by Major

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Professional Advisors

Donna Holland
Lead Advisor
Donna Holland



Advising Areas:

  • Club Sports Athletes

Location:

  • LaHaye Ice Rink

Professional:

  • B.S., Washington Baptist Teachers College
  • 15 years teaching experience
  • At LU since 2003
     

One-on-One Appointment

Jenessa Sabanos
Lead Advisor
Jenessa Sabanos

 
Advising Areas:

  • Interdisciplinary Students (Freshmen and Sophomores only)

Location:

  • DeMoss Hall 1013

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • Interned as a health educator; worked for 1 1/2 years as a customer care specialist
  • At LU since 2014
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Scott Mehorter
Lead Advisor

Scott Mehorter



Advising Areas:

  • Criminal Justice (A.A., B.S.) [last names M-Z]

Location:

  • DH 1013

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • At LU since 2012
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Ashley Foster
Professional Advisor


Advising Areas:

  • Aeronautics/Aviation

Location:

  • School of Aeronautics (Off Airport Rd.)- 2nd floor

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • 3 years of experience working for an international children's choir
  • At LU since 2015
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Jonathan Chung
Professional Advisor


Advising Area:

  • Athletic Training; Exercise Science

Location:

  • Science Hall T18

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.A.T., Liberty University
  • 2 years teaching for the VAIS at a local exceptionalities school; 2 years coaching for Club Sports before joining CASAS in 2015
  • At LU since 2011
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Heath Kimmel
Professional Advisor



Advising Areas:

  • Accounting; Business Administration [last names A-K] (TL)

Location:

  • DH 1013

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.B.A, Liberty University
  • 7 years' experience working in MLB (Pittsburgh Pirates & Atlanta Braves); 6 years' experience working at Liberty in Admissions, Campus Recreation, and Athletics before joining CASAS
  • At LU from 2006-2010 & 2012-2014; At LU since 2015
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Dr. Stephen Putney
Professional Advisor


Advising Areas:

  • Biblical Studies; Camp & Outdoor Adventure Leadership; Christian Leadership & Church Ministries [last names S-Z]; Global Studies; Pastoral Leadership and Biblical Exposition; Religious Studies; Youth Ministries [last names S-Z]

Location:

  • DH 1013

Professional:

  • Doctor of Ministry, Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, 2004; Graduate studies, Jerusalem University College, 1984; Master of Theology, Grace Theological Seminary, 1983; Bachelor of Theology, Piedmont Bible College, 1979; Assistant Director of Christian/ Community Service; Associate Professor, Liberty University Lynchburg, VA, 2005-2016.
  • Senior Pastor, Hainesport Community Baptist Church, Hainesport, NJ, 1996-2005; Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church, New Castle, VA, 1987–1996; Associate Pastor, First Baptist Church, South Whitley, IN, 1985–1987; Youth Pastor, First Baptist Church, South Whitley, IN, 1979–1983; Youth Pastor, Needham’s Grove Baptist Church Seagrove, NC, 1977–1979.
  • At LU since 2005
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Shaquille Cook
Professional Advisor

    



Advising Areas:

  • Cinematic Arts [last names A-L]; Studio & Digital Arts (TL); Theatre Arts (TL)

 Location:

  • Green Hall 1350-J

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • At LU since 2015
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Elisabeth Roselle
Professional Advisor


Advising Areas:

  • Elementary Education Integrated Studies; Special Education Integrated Studies

 Location:

  • DH 1165J (Inside the School of Education)

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • 3 years of experience in Academic Affairs for Athletics, including roles as a graduate student assistant, as well as an Assistant Academic Coordinator/Technology Coordinator
  • At LU since 2013
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Lauren Daly
Professional Advisor


Advising Areas:

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Biopsychology

Location:

  • DH 1013

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.S., Liberty University
  • Previous experience as Certified Nursing Assistant for Centra Health and former primary instructor in the Department of Biology/Chemistry, Admissions Consultant, and Academic Advisor in Liberty University Online
  • At LU since 2012
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Chris Ruiz
Professional Advisor


Advising Area:

  • American Sign Language and Interpreting; Christian Leadership & Church Ministries [last names A-R]; English (TL); Philosophy; Spanish (TL); TES/FL (TL); Youth Ministries [last names A-R]

Location:

  • DH 4072

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • Fluent in Spanish and American Sign Language
  • At LU since 2016
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Jay Wrenn
Professional Advisor

 

 


Advising Areas:

  • Human Services [last names A-K]; Psychology [last names A-K]; Social Work [last names A-K]

Location:

  • DH 4008 (Department of Psychology)

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • 4 years ministry experience as a Youth Pastor; 3 years prior experience in Academic Advising for Liberty University Online; 8 years experience as a Mental Health Counselor (QMHP-C, Clinician IV) before joining CASAS in 2015
  • At LU from 2003-2006; At LU since 2015
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Catriana Donovan
Professional Advisor

 

 

 

 

 

Advising Areas:  

  • Criminal Justice (A.A., B.S.) [last names A-L]; Government (A.A., B.A., B.S.); International Relations

Location:

  • DH 1013

Professional:

  • B.A., Liberty University
  • Professor's assistant and project committee member for School of Government; Completed internship in Moldova and assisted with the development and teaching of a government course at the Romanian-American University in Bucharest, Romania
  • At LU since 2015
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Scott Mehorter
Professional Advisor (*Interim)

Scott Mehorter


Advising Areas:

  • Music (TL); Worship & Music Studies

Location:

  • DH 1013

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.A.R., Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary
  • At LU since 2012
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Shalie Williams
Professional Advisor
Shalie Williams



Advising Areas:

  • Family and Child Development; Family and Consumer Sciences (TL); Fashion Merchandising and Interiors; History (B.A., B.S.); Math (TL); Social Sciences (TL)

Location:

  • DH 4004E (Department of History/Philosophy)

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.A., Liberty University
  • 3 years at Liberty University in the College of Arts and Sciences before joining CASAS
  • At LU since 2010
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Katie Cubbage
Professional Advisor

 

Advising Areas:

  • Nursing [last names L-Z]

Location:

  • DH 2103 (School of Nursing)

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.A., Liberty University
  • 2 years with LUO Admissions before joining CASAS in 2015
  • At LU since 2013
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Ty Thomassian
Professional Advisor

 

 

 

 


Advising Areas:

  • Coaching; NCAA Student Athletes; Sport Management

Location:

  • 2nd floor Williams Stadium

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • At LU since 2015
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Martha Magee
Professional Advisor

 

Advising Areas:

  • Nursing [last names A-K]

Location:

  • DH 2103 (School of Nursing)

Professional:

  • B.S.N., Mississippi University
  • R.N. with 5 years of hospital experience in Mississippi and Centra Health/Virginia Baptist Hospital
  • At LU since 2016
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Jillian Riordan
Professional Advisor

Jillian Paul

 

Advising Areas:

  • Cinematic Arts [last names M-Z]; Digital Media; Journalism; Speech Communication; Strategic Communication

Location:

  • Green Hall 1350-K

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • Graduated with a Advertising/Public Relations degree; 1 1/2 years with LUO Academic Advising
  • At LU 2011-2012; At LU since 2014
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Mike Amendola
Professional Advisor

 

Advising Areas:

  • Business Administration (TL) [last names L-Z]; Information Systems; Informatics; Information Technology

Location:

  • DH 1013

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • 6 years working for an investment firm; 12 years experience working in retail management
  • At LU since 2015
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Stephen Hester
Professional Advisor

 

Advising Areas:

  • Engineering- Computer [last names A-K]; Engineering- Electrical; Engineering- Mechanical

Location:

  • DH 3418 (School of Engineering)

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University; M.A.T., Liberty University
  • 5 years working in student ministries in local churches; taught in elementary schools in Washington DC, Lynchburg City, and Danville
  • At LU since 2015
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Ruby Easaw
Professional Advisor

Ruby Easaw

 

Advising Areas:

  • Human Services [last names L-Z]; Psychology [last names L-Z]; Social Work [last names L-Z]

Location:

  • DH 1013

Professional:

  • B.S., Wilson College; M.A., Liberty University
  • At LU since 1996
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Sarah Lewis
Professional Advisor

 

Advising Areas:

  • Applied Internet Technology; Computer Science (TL); Engineering- Computer [last names L-Z]; Engineering- Industrial & Systems; Web Technology & Design

Location:

  • DH 3419

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • Graduated with a Business Management Information Systems degree in Database and Data-Networking
  • At LU since 2015
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Shelby Kindt
Professional Advisor

 

Advising Areas:

  • NCAA Student Athletes

Location:

  • 2nd floor Williams Stadium

Professional:

  • B.S., Liberty University
  • 3 years working in the Hancock Welcome Center
  • At LU since 2013
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop

Annmarie D'Angelo
Professional Advisor

 

Advising Areas:

  • Biology (TL); Biochemistry; Cell and Molecular Biology; Chemistry; Environmental Biology; Environmental Science (TL); Forensic Science; Health Promotion; Kinesiology (TL); Public Health; Zoo & Wildlife Biology; Zoology

Location:

  • DH 1013

Professional:

  • B.S., Southern Connecticut State University; graduate studies at Sacred Heart University
  • 30 years combined experience in Business & Office Administration, Public & Christian School Educator & Director of Homeschool Co-op, 13 years of experience in Church Leadership/Ministry
  • At LU since 2015
     

One-on-One Appointment
Group Workshop