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Kelly Aragon Neuschwanger

Kelly Aragon Neuschwanger

Senior Academic Advisor

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I have a Bachelor's of Science in Mathematics and have taught Foundational Math at both UNM and CNM.  I am excited to further my career here at UNM with the A&S Advisement Team.  I love working with students, getting to know them individually, listening to th...read more

Majors Advised

  • English Studies
  • English-Philosophy

Sage Byrne

Sage Byrne

Senior Academic Advisor

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I've lived in New Mexico my whole life and received a BBA in Marketing and Information Systems from UNM in 2015. During my undergrad, I worked as a student employee  in recruitment and enrollment management serving as a consultant for financial aid, registrar, adm...read more

Majors Advised

  • Political Science

Beth Elkin

Beth Elkin

Senior Academic Advisor

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Originally from Pennsylvania, I spent 12 years in New Hampshire pursing my undergraduate and graduate degrees and teaching high school. As faculty at a college preparatory school, I taught history, geography and comparative cultures. I also tutored in the learning cent...read more

Majors Advised

  • Criminology
  • Sociology

Nathanael Faust-Shucker

Senior Academic Advisor

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Hello! I grew up outside of Philadelphia, PA, but decided to attend UNM for college because who doesn’t want to be a Lobo. I earned my BS in Environmental Science from UNM and my MA in Higher Education with a specialization in Student Affairs from the University ...read more

Majors Advised

  • Biology

Stephanie Hands

Majors Advised

  • Family Studies

Nita Kelly

Nita Kelly

Senior Academic Advisor

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Hello. I’m Nita, and I’m a Senior Academic Advisor in Arts and Sciences. I received my B.A. in English from the University of New Mexico and my MA in Rhetoric & Composition from Colorado State University in Fort Collins, Colorado. I’ve worked as an in...read more

Majors Advised

  • Criminology
  • Sociology

Cameron Langner

Cameron Langner

Senior Academic Advisor

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I am a LOBO, through and through. I earned my BA in History from UNM a little over 100 years ago, and decided that I must now earn my Masters in History so that I understand how to correctly judge time. I enjoy advising and love helping people negotiate the UNM system ...read more

Majors Advised

  • Speech and Hearing Sciences

Azure Leyba

Azure Leyba

Senior Academic Advisor

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Azure graduated in May of 2017 from the University of New Mexico with her Bachelors in Health Education. She was born and raised here in Albuquerque, but loves to travel as often as she can. In her leisure time, she enjoys reading, running, and baking.  Her goal a...read more

Majors Advised

  • Psychology

Meghan Lippert

Meghan Lippert

Senior Academic Advisor

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I earned a BA and MS in Education from SUNY Fredonia before relocating to Albuquerque in 2007. After several years of experience in advising, teaching, and program coordination, I most enjoy working with students individually on goal setting and personalizing their edu...read more

Majors Advised

  • Economics
  • Linguistics
  • Signed Language Interpreting

Victoria Lobato

Victoria Lobato

Senior Academic Advisor

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Advisor and dreamer by day, artist and writer by night. I love all things creative and I have become a bit of a typography nerd. I have doodled on just about every piece of paper I have ever come into contact with. I am also a huge music lover of most genre's and I hav...read more

Majors Advised

  • Communication
  • Journalism and Mass Communication

Manny Lopez

Manny Lopez

Senior Academic Advisor

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I believe the purpose of advising is to effectively guide students through the degree of their choice by establishing trusting, professional, academic, and advising/mentoring relationships. An advisor should also help students by promoting the development of analytical...read more

Majors Advised

  • Anthropology
  • History

Nicole Monet Lovato

Nicole Monet Lovato

Senior Academic Advisor

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Hello! I am a native New Mexican born and raised here in Albuquerque. I’ve been working at the University for four years and I am excited to meet you! I started worked with College Enrichment and Outreach Programs and now I am an advisor here at The College of Ar...read more

Majors Advised

  • Communication
  • Journalism and Mass Communication

Karen Majors

Karen Majors

Senior Academic Advisor

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I graduated from UNM with a BS in Anthropology in 1997 after relocating from the Midwest. I joined the A&S Advisement team in 2010 after serving as the Sociology Department advisor for several years. For me, advising is collaboration where students are given the knowle...read more

Majors Advised

  • Biology

Kate Merrill

Kate Merrill

Senior Academic Advisor

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I have lived in New Mexico for 20 years now and during that time I have earned a BA in Communication and I am, slowly but surely, working my way toward a Bachelor of Fine Arts....read more

Majors Advised

  • Classical Studies
  • Comp Lit and Cultural Studies
  • East Asian Studies
  • French
  • German
  • Languages
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Stephonae Nelson

Stephonae Nelson

Senior Academic Advisor

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As a UNM Alumni, I graduated with a double major BA in Psychology and Family Studies. After years of being a recluse in High School, I became a highly involved student in College. I completed the Disney College Program in Orlando Florida in 2013, joined Greek Life as a...read more

Majors Advised

  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Statistics

Farah Nousheen

Farah Nousheen

Senior Academic Advisor

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Hi! I received my B.A. from the University of Washington in the inspiring interdisciplinary major Comparative History of Ideas and the equally enjoyable minors Diversity and Education. I moved with my family from Seattle in 2010 to attend graduate school in American St...read more

Majors Advised

  • Africana Studies
  • American Studies
  • Asian Studies
  • Chicano-Chicana Studies
  • International Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Peace Studies
  • Philosophy
  • Religious Studies
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Women Studies

Keelan O'Riley

Keelan O'Riley

Senior Academic Advisor

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As an advisor for the College of Arts & Sciences, I enjoy assisting students with their degree planning for the Department of Biochemistry majors and minors. I encourage students to take full advantage of the many wonderful resources UNM has to offer to help stude...read more

Majors Advised

  • Biochemistry

Scott is excited to be a part of the UNM community. Originally from Houston, Scott spent 19 years working on student access and success projects at the University of Houston. Scott’s work in public higher education is driven by the belief that higher education is...read more

Jennifer Serrano

Jennifer Serrano

Senior Academic Advisor

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Originally from Illinois, I graduated from Elmhurst College with a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Communication Studies and a Master of Science in College Student Affairs from Eastern Illinois University. After living in Illinois my whole life, I took a leap of ...read more

Majors Advised

  • Psychology

Maggie Sumruld

Senior Academic Advisor

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With a degree in Academic Advising and ten years of advising experience under my belt, I am excited to join the Arts & Sciences Academic Advising team. I believe that Academic Advising is a partnership, and only works when the student and the advisor are both actively ...read more

Majors Advised

  • Astrophysics
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Physics and Astrophysics

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