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Academic Advisors

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Academic Advisors specialize in specific majors or programs. Be sure to select the correct advisor to match your area of study or use our Find your Advisor Tool to connect you with the right person. High school concurrent and general study students in degree programs such as AAS Applied Technology, AS Enterprise Development, and AS PreProfessional are assigned Academic Advisors by the first letter of their last name.

Appointments are recommended. For information on how to schedule an academic advising appointment, click here. Walk-in services are also available and may include a wait time.

Unsure of what major is right for you?  Take a free career assessment that can guide you to the best fit.  You can also reach out to any of our academic advisors with questions.

Find Your Advisor


Ryan Brendle

Schedule an appointment!

Ryan Brendle
Academic Advisor for:

  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Pre-Professional (last name A-H)

Interim Advisor for:

  • Architectural Technology
  • Construction Technology
  • General Engineering Technology
  • Power Transmissions & Distribution Technology
Maribeth Dawson

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Maribeth Dawson
Academic Advisor for:

  • Emergency Medical Technician
  • Fire Protection
  • Paramedicine
  • Public Safety Management
  • Applied Technology (last    name A-F)
  • High School Concurrent (last name M-R)


Whitney Robinson
Academic Advisor for:

  • Computer Information Systems
  • Computer Support Technician
  • Horticulture Technology
  • Information Technology
  • Programming Certificate
  • Retail Floral Design
  • Veterinary Technology
  • Enterprise Development (last name M-Z)
  • Undeclared/Non-Degree Seeking Students
Jake Buchanan

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Jake Buchanan
Academic Advisor for:

  • ​Surveying Technology
  • Enterprise Development (last name A-L)
  • High School Concurrent (last name A-L)
  • Pre-Professional (last name I-Z)



James Anderson
Academic Advisor for:

  • Cardiovascular Sonography
  • Radiologic Technology
  • Healthcare Administration
  • Applied Technology (last    name G-L)

Lauren McElroy Walls
Academic Advisor for:

  • Early Care Education
  • Police Science
  • Public Service
  • High School Concurrent (last name S-Z)

Interim Advisor for: 

  • Applied Technology (last name M-R)


Rheannan Wilkins
Academic Advisor for:

  • Nurse Science
  • Applied Technology (last name S-Z)

Elizabeth Smith
Academic Advisor for:

  • Addictions Counseling
  • Crime Victim/Survivor Services
  • American Sign Language
  • Sign Language Interpretation
  • Spanish
  • Technical Spanish Translation and Interpretation
  • HS Concurrent Students (Last Name H-N)

Kennedy Essmiller
Director of Academic Advisement

Academic Advisor for:

  • Center for Social Innovation
  • OKCPS Teacher Pipeline




For general information, Contact:

(405) 945-8678