Office of Student Affairs 


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Lauren Ressler McCants

Assistant Dean of Academic & Student Affairs, CAHS Student Affairs

309K HSB


Academic Advising 

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Ariel Nessa Barat

Program Coordinator, CAHS Student Affairs



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Holly Marie Gordon

Sr. Academic Advisor, CAHS Student Affairs

309 HSB


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Katie Anne Mosure

Assistant Director, CAHS 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 future health care professionals 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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Kristan Metz

Associate Director Student Affairs, CAHS Student Affairs

309H HSB


Kristan Metz is an experienced advisor for undergraduate 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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Christopher D Shaw

Academic Advisor, CAHS Student Affairs

309J HSB


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 , CAHS Student Affairs

309 HSB


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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Aaron Zani

Academic Advisor, CAHS Student Affairs

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Aaron Zani is a graudate of the University of Cincinnati in 2016 with a degree in Marketing and International Business. While he was a student, Aaron worked in the New Student Orientaiton office, learning all the ins and outs of the univeristy while welcoming first year Bearcats to campus. Upon gradaution, Aaron moved into an advising role for the Transfer and Transition Advising Center (TTAC) where he spent the next 4 years. In TTAC Aaron assisted transfer students, major changers, and returning students, among other student populations. Aaron is passionate about the University and making sure it feels like home to every student.

First-Year Experience

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Carolyn (Carney) D Sotto, PhD CCC-SLP, ASHA Fellow

Undergraduate Program Director, CAHS Communication Sciences & Disorders

384 HSB



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Kaitlyn Maxwell Mullins

Marketing Manager, CAHS Student Affairs


Recruitment & Equity/Inclusion

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Kelsey Smith Huelse

Asst Dir Student Recruitment, CAHS Student Affairs



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AJiana Bri-Ann Birchmore

Admissions Counselor, CAHS Student Affairs

French East