UC Blue Ash College

Advisors by Program

Welcome to the UC Blue Ash Advising Center Program page. This list is designed to help current students locate their programs (majors) and advisor contact information. If you are new to UC Blue Ash and need further information, please call our office at 513-558-9442.

Make an appointment with your advisor through My Bearcat Network, UC's central hub for all advising needs.

Liberal Arts & Exploratory Majors

  • Deaf Studies
  • English Literature
  • Exploratory Studies
  • History
  • Liberal Arts
  • Pre-Engineering
  • Pre-Law (Liberal Arts)
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Samantha Nazarovech

Sr. Academic Advisor

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Tom West

Sr. Academic Advisor

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Catherine Willoughby

Sr. Academic Advisor

Faculty Advisor

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Sheri Barksdale

Assistant Professor of American Sign Language, Advisor for Deaf Studies

Business & Communication Majors

  • Applied Administration
  • Applied Graphic Communication
  • Accountancy Professional Certificate
  • Business Management Technology
  • Communication
  • Pre-Organizational Leadership
  • Pre-Business Administration
  • Unique Advising Groups:
    • Comeback Bearcat
    • Lindner Jump Start
    • Veterans
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Chris Bennett

Academic Advisor

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Travis McCain

Academic Advisor

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Michael Roman

Academic Advisor

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Abbey Duncan Wulf

Academic Advisor

Health Care

  • Dental Hygiene Technology
  • Expanded Function Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) Certificate Program
  • Medical Assisting Services
  • Nursing RN Technology
  • Pre-Advanced Medical Imaging
  • Pre-Health Professions
  • Pre-Health Sciences
  • Pre-Mortuary Science
  • Public Health
  • Radiation Science Technology
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Speech Language & Hearing Sciences
  • Veterinary Technology
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Meghan Ariss

Academic Advisor

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Kevin Kingman

Assistant Director

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Amanda Purnell

Sr. Academic Advisor

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Sarah Shepherd

Academic Advisor

Faculty Advisors

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Stacey Benton, PhD, DVM

Assistant Professor, Academic Advisor for Veterinary Technology only

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Jennifer DeMichael, MS Ed., CMA (AAMA)

Program Director of Medical Assisting Services, Associate Professor, Advisor for Medial Assisting only

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Heather Ferris

Visiting Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene, Program Director & Advisor for EFDA Program, Advisor for EFDA only

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Julie Gill, PhD, RT(R)(QM)

Department Chair, Program Director of Radiation Science Technology, Professor, Advisor for Radiation Science only

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Tiffany Roman, MAEd, RT(R)(CT)(MRI)

Associate Professor & Clinical Coordinator of Radiologic Technology, Advisor for Radiologic Technology only

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Shawna Staud, RDH, MDH

Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene


Science Majors

  • Biology
  • Chemistry-AA
  • Chemistry-ACS
  • Environmental Studies
  • Pre-Health Sciences
  • Pre-Medical Laboratory Sciences
  • Pre-Pharmacy
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Melissa Detro

Sr. Academic Advisor

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Catherine Willoughby

Sr. Academic Advisor

Faculty Advisors

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Christopher Gulgas, PhD

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Advisor for Chemistry-ACS only

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Thomas Stringfield, PhD

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Advisor for Pre-Pharmacy only

Education/Behavioral Science/IT Majors

  • Exercise Science
  • Information Technology
  • Pre-Criminal Justice
  • Pre-Early Childhood Education
  • Pre-Health Education
  • Pre-Middle Childhood Education
  • Pre-Neuroscience
  • Pre-Secondary Education
  • Pre-Sports Administration
  • Pre-Special Education
  • Pre-Social Work
  • Psychology
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Elizabeth (Liz) McLean

Sr. Academic Advisor

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Javan Mitchell

Academic Advisor

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Rob Schultz

Academic Advisor

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Christy Swanson

Sr. Academic Advisor

Applied Media Majors

  • Applied Media Communications
  • Animation One Year Certificate
  • Electronic Media Technology Professional Certificate
  • Interactive Web Multimedia One-Year Certificate
  • Media Criticism & Journalism One-Year Certificate
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Nicole Trimble

Academic Advisor (H-N & Certificates)

Faculty Advisor

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Bill Boyle

Studio/Lab Manager, Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor (Electronic Media Technology A-G, O-Z)


Contact Information

UC Blue Ash Advising Center
Muntz Hall Room 125