Dr. Kelly S. Wood, Interim Director of First-Year Programs & Professor of Communication

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University Hall 205
PhD, 1995, The Ohio State University
MA, 1990, University of Dayton
BA, 1988, University of Dayton
Professional Experience
Provost Fellow for Student Success, Missouri State University, 2014 to present.
Department Head, Communication, Missouri State University, 2007 to 2011.
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters, Missouri State University, 2003 to 2005.
Awards & Recognition
Teaching and Advising
National Academic Advising Association, Faculty Advising Award, Region 7, 2012.
Curtis P. Lawrence Excellence in Faculty Advising Award, 2012.
MSU Master Advisor since 1996.

Dr.Tracey Glaessgen, Assistant Director of First-Year Programs

University Hall 205
Doctorate in Educational Leadership, University of Missouri
Master of Arts in Writing (emphasis Rhetoric & Composition), Missouri State University
Master of Arts in English (emphasis Literature), Missouri State University
Bachelor of Arts in English, Missouri State University

Currently Teaching
GEP 101 First-Year Foundations
IDS 310 Peer Leadership
IDS 118 Enhanced Learning Techniques
Awards & Recognition
NACADA Outstanding Advisor--Primary Role, 2009
Curtis P. Lawrence Excellence in Advising Award, 2009
Wesley R. Habley NACADA Summer Institute Scholarship, 2010
NACADA Graduate Student Scholarship, 2015
MSU Master Advisor since 2006

Suzanne Mwengi, Administrative Assistant

University Hall 205
MS, 1999, State University of New York at Albany
BA, 1996, Kalamazoo College

Our three graduate teaching assistants (Nicole Arnone, Justin Roberts & Danielle Thompson) have office hours in University Hall 012.