Office of Student Affairs 

Academic Advising 

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Anna Denise Gormley

Program Coordinator, Office of Student Affairs



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Lauren Ressler McCants

Director, Office of Student Affairs, Office of Student Affairs

309 HSB


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Kristan Metz

Assistant Director Student Affairs, Office of Student Affairs

309H HSB


Kristan Metz is an experienced advisor for undergraduate on-campus and distance learning students in the College of Allied Health Sciences. She is passionate about learning and helping others achieve their personal and academic goals.  
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Katie Anne Mosure

Senior Academic Advisor, Office of Student Affairs

309D HSB


Katie Mosure is a two-time University of Cincinnati graduate dedicated to student development and success. As an academic advisor for the College of Allied Health Sciences at the University of Cincinnati, she is focused on helping students achieve their academic, personal, and professional goals through appreciative advising sessions to encourage student growth through self-discovery, active learning, accountability, and respect. 
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Christopher D Shaw

Academic Adviser, Office of Student Affairs

309J HSB

(513) 558-0305

Christopher Shaw is an experienced higher education professional focused on helping students develop competence, identity and purpose during their higher education career. He has experience is several types of higher education settings requiring the ability to manage complexity and have situation adaptability. He is passionate about student service and encouraging students to take advantage of all opportunities available in the College of Allied Health Sciences to enhance their personal and professional toolkit.
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Sherry L. Spokas

Academic Advisor , Office of Student Affairs

304 French East


Began at UC since 1998 as a student worker, then as a graduate assistant and currently as a full time staff member. Her focus is on student retention. She has a passion for advisor training, development and retention. She created a training program for Arts and Sciences and CES advisors in 2006. She is the Convener (President) of UCUAADA, UC’s Undergraduate Academic Advisor Association. Sherry has worked as an advisor in Arts and Sciences, The Honors Scholars Program and The Center for Exploratory Studies. Prior to working at UC, she was an entrepreneur who created and ran two personnel businesses for 11 + years, which were later sold to an international recruiting firm. She was the manager of processes for that firm for 2+ years. When she is not at work, she enjoys antiquing, reading novels, people development, singing, genealogy, crossword puzzles and being with her children and grandchildren. She is currently training to become a genealogy specialist for her church.
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Holly Marie Vargas

Academic Advising, Office of Student Affairs

302 French East


First-Year Experience

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Carolyn (Carney) D Sotto

Undergraduate Program Director, CAHS Communication Sciences & Disorders

340 French East



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Kaitlyn Maxwell Mullins

Marketing Manager, CAHS Student Affairs



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Mandy Tan

Marketing Program Coordinator, CAHS Student Affairs



Recruitment & Equity/Inclusion

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Monica Wilkins

Director of Diversity Initiatives & Recruitment, CAHS Student Affairs

French East


Responsible for establishing and overseeing initiatives that assist the college in achieving a diverse student body, faculty and administration, in order to prepare students to effectively compete and relate in an increasingly diverse society. Coordinates and represents the college at all (internal and external) recruitment programs, including college and high school fairs, UC Open Houses, and college visits. 
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Donald Howard Simerly

Program Coordinator of Student Recruitment , CAHS Student Affairs

French East