Find Your First Year Seminar Peer Advising Coach

A Peer Academic Coach (PAC) is assigned to work directly with your First Year Seminar to provide academic support for you as you transition from high school to college. PAC will facilitate weekly "topic specific" group sessions for your First Year Seminar where you will be introduced to a variety of academic success strategies.

Select your First Year Seminar Course from the list below to find out which Peer Academic Coach is assigned to you!

Historical Landscapes Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Laura Perrone
perronelm@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 3-5 PM
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America's National Parks Assigned Peer Academic Coach

TBD

Art & Social Change Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Christian Martin
martincc@appstate.edu
Office Hours: TBD
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Race, Reason & Supreme Court Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Marcella Gianni
giannimg@appstate.edu

Office Hours:

UCO 1200-130 (TR 9:30-10:45) - M 4-5 PM
UCO 1200-146 (TR 11:00-12:15) - W 12-1 PM
UCO 1200-166 (TR 3:30-4:45) - Th 1-2 PM

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Decoding Visual Media Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Matt Kenter
kentermd@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 2-3 PM
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Cybersecurity: Good, Bad & Ugly Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Matt Kenter
kentermd@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 3-4 PM
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The Meaning of Work Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Sophie Vazquez
vazquezsb@appstate.edu
Office Hours: M 3-4 PM
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Global Understanding Assigned Peer Academic Coaching

Jama Brookes
brookesjj@appstate.edu
Office Hours: TBD
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Watching Americans Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Andrew Willard
williardaa@appstate.edu

Office Hours:

UCO 1200-193 - W 12-1 PM
UCO 1200-196 - W 1:15-2:15 PM

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Young Americans Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Andrew Willard
williardaa@appstate.edu

Office Hours: 

UCO 1200-139 - M 12-1 PM
UCO 1200-192 - M 1:15-2:15 PM

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Servant Leadership Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Jama Brookes
brookesjj@appstate.edu

Office Hours:

UCO 1200-104 (TR 3:30-4:45) - TBD
UCO 1200-114 (TR 5:00pm-6:15pm) - TBD
UCO 1200-118 (TR 6:30pm-7:45pm) - TBD

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Forests & Global Sustainability Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Savannah Devine
devinesc@appstate.edu
Office Hours: Th 10-11 AM
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Pictures & Stories: Our Place Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Savannah Devine
devinesc@appstate.edu
Office Hours: Th 10-11 AM
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Beyond Normal Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Kaitlyn Sorensen
sorensenkr@appstate.edu
Office Hours: 

UCO 1200-127 (MWF 12:00-12:50) - T 4-5 PM
UCO 1200-129 (MWF 1:00-1:50) - M 11-12 PM

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Life & Literature in Appalachia Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Abigail Miles
milesar@appstate.edu

Office Hours: 

UCO 1200-135 (TR 8:00-9:15) - F 9-10 AM
UCO 1200-150 (TR 12:30-1:45) - Th 10-11 AM

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Techs of Feminist Activism Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Lexi Bowden
bowdenan@appstate.edu
Office Hours: M 12-2 PM
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The Art of Embodiment Assigned Peer Academic Coach

McKenzie Mack
mackmj@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 5-6 PM
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Climate Change Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Bri Hibner
hibnerbm@appstate.edu
Office Hours: TBD
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Human Impacts on Environment Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Bri Hibner
hibnerbm@appstate.edu
Office Hours: TBD
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Immigrant Exp. Thru Literature & Art Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Olivia Rice
riceod@appstate.edu
Office Hours: F 2-4 PM
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Rock Lyrics: Society & Culture Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Jillian Schaller
schallerjl@appstate.edu

Office Hours:

ROCK LYRICS: SOCIETY & CULTURE UCO 1200-124 - M 4-5 PM
ROCK LYRICS: SOCIETY & CULTURE UCO 1200-147 - W 4-5 PM
ROCK LYRICS: SOCIETY & CULTURE UCO 1200-148 - F 4-5 PM

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Power, Privilege & Action Assigned Peer Academic Coach

McKenzie Mack
mackmj@appstate.edu

Office Hours:

UCO 1200-112 (MWF 9:00-9:50) - T 4-5 PM
UCO 1200-110 (MWF 8:00-8:50) - M 4-5 PM

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Art of Attention Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Isabella Arias
ariasir@appstate.edu
Office Hours: M 4-5 PM
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Selves & Others Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Isabella Arias
ariasir@appstate.edu
Office Hours: M 4-5 PM
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The Sweet Science Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Ben Tibbits
tibbitsba@appstate.edu

Office Hours:

UCO 1200-113 (TR 9:30-10:45) - F 3-4 PM
UCO 1200-115 (TR 11:00-12:15) - F 4-5 PM

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Civically Engaged Discourse Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Wesley Sheffield
sheffieldwc@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 10-11 AM
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The Time Machine Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Chloe Bell
bellc1@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 3-4 PM
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War of the Worlds Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Chloe Bell
bellc1@appstate.edu

Office Hours:

UCO 1200-133 (MWF 9:00-9:50) - M 3-4 PM
UCO 1200-137 (MWF 10:00-10:50) - M 4-5 PM

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Reading Steampunk Civilization Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Chloe Bell
bellc1@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 4-5 PM
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Leadership in Action Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Wesley Sheffield
sheffieldwc@appstate.edu
Office Hours: Th 9-10 AM
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Radio Free Jazz Europe Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Matt Kenter
kentermd@appstate.edu
Office Hours: Th 3-4 PM
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Ecstatic Truth: 5 Herzog Films Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Abigail Miles
milesar@appstate.edu
Office Hours: M 9-10 AM
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Inter-Cultural Dialogues Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Cammie Hogan
hogancl1@appstate.edu
Office Hours: TBD
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Heavy Metal Culture Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Matt Kenter
kentermd@appstate.edu
Office Hours: Th 4-5 PM
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Dr. Seuss & Y(our) World Assigned Peer Academic Coach

TBD

The Twilight Zone Assigned Peer Academic Coach

TBD

Eastern Asian Martial Arts Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Christian Martin
martincc@appstate.edu
Office Hours: TBD
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Education in Poetry Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Caroline Sgan
sgancc@appstate.edu
Office Hours: M 5-6 PM
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Soul-Sustaining Arts Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Caroline Sgan
sgancc@appstate.edu

Office Hours:

UCO 1200-107 (MWF 10:00-10:50) - T 6-7 PM
UCO 1200-175 (MWF 12:00-12:50) - T 7-8 PM
UCO 1200-177 (MWF 1:00-1:50) - W 10-11 AM

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Maya to the Matrix Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Caroline Meadows
meadowscm1@appstate.edu

Office Hours:

UCO 1200-121 - M 3-4 PM
UCO 1200-125 - W 2-3 PM

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Your Home, Your Stories Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Caroline Meadows
meadowscm1@appstate.edu

Office Hours: 

UCO 1200-128 MW (3:30-4:45pm) - M 4:30-5:30 PM
UCO 1200-134 MW (5:00pm-6:15pm) - W 3:30-4:30 PM

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Romance: Cross-Culture Prospect Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Amanda Stansberry
stansberryal@appstate.edu
Office Hours: M 1-3 PM
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Confronting Hate Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Amanda Stansberry
stansberryal@appstate.edu
Office Hours: F 11:30-1:30 PM
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Global Environmental Justice Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Regina Javier
javierr@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 12-1:30 PM
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Back to the Land Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Meg Holland
hollandml3@appstate.edu 
Office Hours: TBD
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Land Conservation in NC Mountains Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Meg Holland
hollandml3@appstate.edu
Office Hours: TBD
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Identity and Culture Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Kaitlyn Sorensen
sorensenkr@appstate.edu
Office Hours: M 3-4 PM 
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About Our Trails Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Kaitlyn Sorensen
sorensenkr@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 11:30-12:30 PM 
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The Art & Science of Fly Fishing Assigned Peer Academic Coach

TBD

Into the Wild Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Sophie Vazquez
vazquezsb@appstate.edu
Office Hours: T 3-4 PM 
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Horror in Media, Culture & Art Assigned Peer Academic Coach

McKenzie Mack
mackmj@appstate.edu
Office Hours: Th 4-5 PM 
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Visualizing Environmental Science Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Isabella Arias
ariasir@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 4-5 PM 
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Science and the Public Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Isabella Arias
ariasir@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 4-5 PM 
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American Women: Global Perspective Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Lexi Bowden
bowdenan@appstate.edu

Office Hours:

UCO 1200-109 (TR 11:00-12:15) - T 11-12 PM
UCO 1200-140 (TR 12:30-1:45) - W 12-1 PM
UCO 1200-157 (TR 2:00-3:15) - W 1-2 PM

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Animals and Ethics Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Christian Martin
martincc@appstate.edu
Office Hours: M 1-2 PM 
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The Brain: A User's Guide Assigned Peer Academic Coach

Ben Tibbits
tibbitsba@appstate.edu
Office Hours: W 4-5 PM 
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