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Academic Advisement Directory

Associate Vice President  Telephone Location
Ms. Jarso Jallah Saygbe
Email: jsaygbe [at] desu.edu 
302.857.6072 Library 200

College of Agriculture, Science and Technology (CAST)

Team Leader: Dr. Marcel Poe 

Majors Advisee Assignment
Last Name
Advisor/Email
Agriculture
Biology
Chemistry
Computer Science
Engineering/Physics
Mathematics 
Natural Sciences
Textiles & Apparel
A-F Dr. Leroy Hawkins
Email:  lhawkins [at] desu.edu
G-L Mr. Franck Yehiri
Email- fyehiri [at] desu.edu 
M-S Mrs. Lynae Spratley
Email: lspratley [at] desu.edu
T-Z Dr. Marcel Poe 
Email: mpoe [at] desu.edu 

College of Humanities, Education & Social Sciences (CHESS)

Team Leader: Ms. Charmaine A. Whyte 

Majors Advisee Assignment    Last Name Advisor/Email
Art, Criminal Justice, Education, English, History, Mass Communications Music, Political Science, Sociology A-F Ms. Gloria Knowles
Email: gknowles [at] desu.edu
Art, Criminal Justice, Education, English, History, Mass Communications Music, Political Science, Sociology G-M Dr. Carole Kpota-Middleton
Email: ckpota [at] desu.edu 
Art, Criminal Justice, Education, English, History, Mass Communications Music, Political Science, Sociology N-Z Ms. Charmaine Whyte
Email: cwhyte [at] desu.edu

College of Health and Behavioral Sciences (CHBS)

Team Leader: Mrs. D. Michele Rush 

Majors Advisee Assignment
Last Name
Advisor/Email
Nursing
Kinesiology
Public Health
Social Work
A-C Ms. Michele Rush
Email: mrush [at] desu.edu 
Nursing
Kinesiology
Public Health
Social Work
D-M Dr. Doreen Scott Baker
Email: dscottbaker [at] desu.edu 
Nursing
Kinesiology
Public Health
Social Work
N-Z Mr. Samuel Jay
Email: sjay [at] desu.edu 
Psychology A-Z
All Psychology Majors
Dr. Cindy Seto-Friel
Email: cfriel [at] desu.edu
*Social Work
Connected Degree
  Dr. Darren D. Blackston
Georgetown Campus 

College of Business (COB)

Team Leader: Ms. Tamekca Faria-Frisby 

Majors Advisee Assignment
Last Name
Advisor/Email
Accounting
Aviation
Finance
Hospitality & Tourism
Management
Sport Management 
A-D Tamekca Faria-Frisby
Email: tfaria [at] desu.edu
(All majors except Aviation)
E-L Janet McCrea 
Email: jmccrea [at] desu.edu
(All majors except Aviation)
M-S Symone Merritt
Email: smerritt [at] desu.edu
(All majors except Aviation)
T-Z Brian Passerell 
Email: bpasserell [at] desu.edu
(All majors and all Aviation students)
 

Online/Distance Learning Advisors

Majors Advisor/Email Telephone Location
Accounting
General Management 
Mrs. Tamekca Faria-Frisby
Email: tfaria [at] desu.edu
302.857.6907 BOA 108 G
Public Health
Social Work 
Ms. Michele Rush
Email: mrush [at] desu.edu
302.857.6742 Price Building
Room 111
Psychology Dr. Cindy Seto-Friel
Email: cfriel [at] desu.edu 
302.857.7840 Library 208

International Advisors 

Majors Advisor/Email Telephone Location
Accounting
General Management
ALL other “COB “related - majors 
Mrs. Tamekca Faria-Frisby
Email: tfaria [at] desu.edu
302.857.6907 BOA 108 G
Physical and Computational
Sciences/3+1 Program 
Amal Juracka
Email: ajuracka [at] desu.edu 
302.857.6509 SCS 216
English Language Institute - ELI
Cultural Enrichment Program
ALL other “CHESS “related- majors 
Ms. Charmaine A. Whyte
Email: cwhyte [at] desu.edu 
302.857.7142 Library 214 C
ALL other “CAST” related- majors - excluding 3+1 Program  Dr. Marcel Poe (P-Z)
Email: mpoe [at] desu.edu
302.857.7984 Library 221 A
Social Work
Psychology 
Ms. Michele Rush
Email: mrush [at] desu.edu
302.857.6742 Price Building
Room 111

ACADEMIC services FOR STudent athletes

Sports Advisor/Email Telephone Location
(All) Nikita Robins-Thompson, Associate Director of ASSA
Email: nrobinsthompson [at] desu.edu
302.857.7079 Library 221
Football Mr. Jabree Belcher
Email: jbelcher [at] desu.edu
302.857.7263 Library 227 B
Ms. Christina Epps-Chaizor
Email: cechiazor [at] desu.edu
302.857.6038 Library 230
Mr Malik Golson
Email: mgolson [at] desu.edu
302.857.6038 Library 230
Bowling
Cheerleading
Equestrian
Softball
Volleyball
Women’s Lacrosse
Ms. Ahira Smith
Email: asmith [at] desu.edu
302.857.7853 Library 226
Soccer 
Tennis
Golf
Men’s Track and Field
Women’s Track and Field
Cross Country
Mr. Timothy Zinzel 
Email: tzinzel [at] desu.edu
302.857.7415 Library  227 A