Contact Information

Advisors in the CASL Office

Careers in Healthcare

Students interested in pursuing a career in the healthcare industry, and are interested in completing their 1-credit service-learning with a health-related experience, and are enrolled in a BIO, BMS, DTN, KIN, REC, NUR, or a CSD course, please schedule a ZOOM meeting with one of our Health Program Service-Learning Advisors:

Advisor Areas Advised Contact Information

Sydney Paul

Sydney Paul

Advises students whose focus is in Health-related careers and courses in Biology, Biomedical Science, Dietetics and Nutrition and Nursing, and students interested in Clinical Placements and the MSU Vision Screening Program

Schedule a meeting

Sydney123@live.missouristate.edu

Nicolas Lantz

Nicolas Lantz

Advises students whose focus is in Health-related careers and Medical Research and courses in Biology, Biomedical Science, Dietetics and Nutrition

Schedule a meeting

Lantz1@live.missouristate.edu

Regan Wilson

Regan Wilson

Advises students whose focus is in Health-related careers and courses in Recreation, Kinesiology, Sports Medicine, and Therapy, and students interested in the MSU Vision Screening Program Regan519@live.missouristate.edu

Anneliese Kerr

Anneliese Kerr

Advises students whose focus is in Agriculture, Plant Science, Environmental Biology, Animal Science and Nutrition, Biology, and Biomedical Science students interested in the Medical Gardens with Cox Hospital

Schedule a meeting

Kerr0309@live.missouristate.edu

Kathy Nordyke, PhD
Director | Service-Learning

Kathy Nordyke

Advises students enrolled in Sociology, Child & Family Studies, Communication Science Disorders courses, and Honor’s Students

Schedule a meeting

KatherineNordyke@missouristate.edu

417-836-6060

Careers in Counseling, Criminology, Psychology and Social/Behavioral Sciences or Special Education

Students who pursuing careers in the fields of Counseling, Psychology, Criminology, Sociology, Social Work, or Special Education, and are interested in completing their 1-credits service-learning with an experience related to one of those fields, and are enrolled in or previously enrolled in a CRM, PSY, SOC, SWK or an SPE course, should schedule a ZOOM meeting with Advisors:

Advisor Areas Advised Contact Information

Elana Sickman

Elana Sickman

Advises students enrolled in Psychology, Criminology, Social Work and Special Education Courses and interested in careers in any of those fields Sickman712@live.missouristate.edu

Dr. Kathy Nordyke
Director of Service-Learning / Adjunct Faculty

Kathy Nordyke

Advises students enrolled in Sociology, Child & Family Studies, Communication Science Disorders courses, and Honor’s Students

Schedule a meeting

KatherineNordyke@missouristate.edu

417-836-6060

Careers in Education, Foreign Language, TESOL, Reading/Literacy

Students interested in pursuing careers in the field of Education, including Math Education, Science Education, or Art Education, or History Education, or pursuing a major/minor in foreign language, TESOL, Reading or Literacy, or in child and family development, and are interested in completing their 1-credit service-learning experience related to any of these areas, and are enrolled in any Education, MTH course, Science, Reading or Literacy course, and Foreign Language course, or any CFD course, should schedule a ZOOM meeting with one of the below listed advisors:

Advisor Areas Advised Contact Information

Amanda Drewel

Amanda Drewel

Advises students enrolled in Education, Foreign Language, TESOL, Reading/Literacy, Math Courses and students interested in pursuing careers in Education Amanda12209@live.missouristate.edu

Kathy Nordyke, PhD
Director | CASL

Kathy Nordyke

Advises students enrolled in Sociology, Child & Family Studies, Communication Science Disorders courses, and Honor’s Students

Schedule a meeting

KatherineNordyke@missouristate.edu

417-836-6060

Careers in Art, Computer Science, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Religious Studies

Students interested in pursuing careers in the field of Art, History, Political Science, Philosophy, or Religion, or a related field, and are interested in completing their 1-credit service-learning with an experience related to any of these areas, and are enrolled in any ART, HST, PLS, PHI, or REL course, should schedule a ZOOM meeting with our Advisor:

Advisor Areas Advised Contact Information

Erica Stark

Erica Stark

Advises students enrolled in Art, Computer Science, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Music, Theatre and Dance, and Honor’s Students

Schedule a meeting

EricaStark@MissouriState.edu

417-836-3005

Careers in Agriculture, Plant Science, Environmental, or Animal Science

Students who are pursuing a career in the field of Agriculture, Plant Science, Environmental Biology, or a related field, and are interested in completing their 1-credit service-learning with a service-learning experience related to any of these areas, and are enrolled in any AGR course or BIO course, should schedule a ZOOM meeting with our Agriculture and Plant/Science, Environmental Science, and Animal Science Advisor:

Advisor Areas Advised Contact Information

Anneliese Kerr

Anneliese Kerr

Advises students whose focus is in Agriculture, Plant Science, Environmental Biology, Animal Science and Nutrition, Biology, and Biomedical Science students interested in the Medical Gardens with Cox Hospital

Schedule a meeting

Kerr0309@live.missouristate.edu

Careers in Communication, English/Writing/Film, Media, Journalism, Management, Marketing

Students interested in pursuing a career in Communication, English, Grant-writing, Technical Writing, the field of Film, Media, and Journalism, or the fields of Marketing or Management, and are interested in completing their 1-credit service-learning experience in any of these areas, and are enrolled in a COM, ENG, MED, JRN, MKT, MGT, should schedule a ZOOM meeting with Communication/Business Coordinator and Service-Learning Advisor:

Advisor Areas Advised Contact Information

Charles Whitaker

Charles Whitaker

Advises students enrolled in Communication, Public Relations, English/Writing, or Film, Media and Journalism, or Management and Marketing courses and interested in careers in those fields.

Schedule a meeting

CVWhitaker@MissouriState.edu

417-836-8794

HONORS Students and Diversity Studies Minor Students

Students enrolled in an Honors Course or our needing to take an Honors Service-Learning course, or minoring in Diversity Studies, please schedule a ZOOM meeting with the Service-Learning Program Coordinator.

Advisor Areas Advised Contact Information

Erica Stark

Erica Stark

Advises students enrolled in Art, Computer Science, History, Political Science, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Music, Theatre and Dance, and Honor’s Students

Schedule a meeting

EricaStark@MissouriState.edu

417-836-3005

All Other Students

Students interested in a career field or enrolled in a course not listed here or have previously completed one of the course areas described above and would now like to gain experience through a service-learning course, please contact the service-learning director to schedule a ZOOM meeting.

Advisor Areas Advised Contact Information

Kathy Nordyke, PhD

Kathy Nordyke

Advises students enrolled in Sociology, Child & Family Studies, Communication Science Disorders courses, and Honor’s Students

Schedule a meeting

KatherineNordyke@missouristate.edu

417-836-6060