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Meet the First Year Advisors

All freshmen at Carthage are assigned a First Year Advisor. First Year Advisors are responsible for each student’s academic advising needs, and are available for counseling in all areas of college life.

  • Carrie Espinosa

    Director of the Center for Student Success

    Carrie leads the daily operations and strategic planning for the Center for Student Success, including staff supervision, program assessment, and communications. Carrie also co-manages the campus’s Student Outreach System and serves as the Center’s main contact for local and regional college access and success initiatives.

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  • Joseph Towey

    Associate Director of the Center for Student Success

    Joseph advises transfer, exchange, and re-admitted students during their transition to Carthage. In addition to serving as a College Success Seminar instructor for new transfer and exchange students, Joseph oversees Guaranteed Admission Programs, Transfer Registration and Orientation, and transfer student outreach for the Center. Joseph also co-manages the campus’s Student Outreach System.

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  • Anna Hemming

    Student Success Advisor

    Anna advises new first-time freshmen and provides additional support services for upperclassmen in the Division of Professional Studies. In addition to serving as a College Success Seminar instructor, Anna oversees the Peer Coaching program and undeclared student outreach for the Center.

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  • Michael Larry

    Student Success Advisor

    Mike advises new first-time freshmen and provides additional support services for upperclassmen in the Division of Professional Studies. In addition to serving as a College Success Seminar instructor, Mike oversees New Student Registration and adult/commuter student outreach for the Center.

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  • Alejandro Medellin

    Student Success Advisor

    Alejandro advises new first-time freshmen and provides additional support services for upperclassmen in the Division of Natural and Social Sciences. In addition to serving as a College Success Seminar instructor, Alejandro oversees the Carthage Academic Achievement Program and DACA/undocumented student outreach for the Center.

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  • Anna Thompson

    Student Success Advisor

    Anna advises new first-time freshmen and provides additional support services for upperclassmen in the Division of Arts and Humanities. In addition to serving as a College Success Seminar instructor, Anna oversees ProHabits projects and first-generation student outreach for the Center.

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