Meet Our Advisors

For advising appointments, call 620-341-5421.

We are located on the first floor of Plumb Hall, room 106.

 

Student Advising Center Advisors

Shelly GehrkeShelly Gehrke, PhD

Assistant Vice President for Academic Success
rgehrke@emporia.edu

Shelly joined the Advising Center in June 2010 as the Director.  Previously Shelly was the Director of Advising in the Institute of Technology at the University of Minnesota, and the majority of her other experience was at the University of Texas.  She has published and frequently presented at national conferences, especially on the topic of students on academic probation.  Shelly has a PhD in Higher Education Administration and a MEd in College Student Personnel and Administration from The University of Texas (Austin).  Her BS is from Stephen F. Austin (Nacogdoches, TX) in Environmental Science with a second major in Public Relations.


Stacey BraunKathy Landwehr

Assistant Director
klandweh@emporia.edu

Kathy began working in the Career Services office at ESU in 1996. In 2000, she joined the Advising Center. Her BS is from Fort Hays State University in Integrated Studies. Currently, Kathy advises the Elementary Education, Sociology, Crime and Delinquency majors and the Undecided students. Kathy has presented at multiple National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) conferences.


Suzanne CrawfordSuzanne Crawford

Academic Advisor
scrawfor@emporia.edu

Suzanne joined the Advising Center in August 2014.  She has a Master's degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation from Emporia State University; and a BS in Athletic Training from ESU.  Suzanne advises the students majoring in Biology, Math & Economics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Athletic Training, and Physical Sciences.


Morgan Mathews

Academic Advisor
mmathew3@emporia.edu

Morgan joined the Advising Center in May 2014. She has a Master’s degree in College Student Personnel from Arkansas Tech University; and a BS in Communication Sciences and Disorders from Kansas State University. Morgan advises Business and Pre-Nursing majors.


Catherine BergmanDr. Catherine Bergman

Academic Advisor
cbergman@emporia.edu

Dr. Catherine (Kate) Bergman has been teaching flute at Emporia State University since 2002. She currently directs the ESU Flute Choir, teaches applied flute and music appreciation classes, and serves as a part-time faculty advisor in the Student Advising Center. Dr. Bergman has worked in the SAC office since 2010.


Eric Stephen Eric Stephen

Academic Advisor
estephe6@emporia.edu

Eric joined the Advising Center in April 2015. He has a Master's degree in Modern European History from The University of New Mexico and a BA in History from Oklahoma State University. Eric enjoys traveling, experiencing new cultures (particularly the food), hiking, golfing, and all things outdoors.


Rachael RichardsonRachael Richardson

Senior Administrative Assistant
rrichar6@emporia.edu

Rachael joined the Student Advising Center in March of 2015. Originally, from Olpe Kansas, she has a BS in Sociology From Emporia State University. In addition to being a wife and Mom to three kids, she also is Co-owner of The Cupcake Moms, a home-based cupcake business.

 

 

Advisors by Major

 

School of Business

Accounting and Computer Information Systems, Business Administration and Education, Computer Science

 

The Teachers College

Psychology

Rehabilitation, Counselor Education and Art Therapy

Elementary Education

Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Athletics

 

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Art

Biological Sciences - Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Physical Therapy, Pre-Medicine

Communication & Theatre

English. Modern Languages and Journalism

Math & Computer Science

Music

Nursing

Physical Sciences - Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Chiropractic, Pre-Engineering

Social Sciences -- Pre-Law, Public Affairs, History, Political Science

Sociology, Anthropology, & Crime and Delinquency Studie