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School of Professional Studies Advisors

(in alphabetical order)

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Ms. Nicole Herd, M.F.A

Nicole HerdNicole Herd serves as a graduate student academic advisor and works with students in the following programs: Master of Arts in Communication- ALL; Master of Arts in International Security Studies- ALL; and Master of Business Administration- ALL. Ms. Herd holds a B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Arizona Magna Cum Laude and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Antioch University. 202-884-9625/9620,  Office Location: Main 250 Online Chat Hours: Thursdays 11 am to 1 pm

Ms. Joyce Farrare, M.A.S.S.

Joyce FarrareJoyce Farrare serves as an undergraduate student academic advisor and works with students in the following programs: BS in Business Administration- Last Names C-Z; BS in Accounting- ALL; BS in Business Administration with Human Resource Management- ALL; BS in Business Administration with Hospitality Management- ALL; and, BA in Communications- ALL. Ms. Farrare holds a B.A. in Human Growth and Development with a concentration in Psychology and Counseling from  Sojourner-Douglass College and a Master of Applied Social Science in Human Services from Sojourner-Douglass College. 202-884-9622/9620, Office Location: Main 250 Online Chat Hours: Wednesdays 10 am to 12 noon

Mr. Thomas Mostowy, Esq.

mostowytThomas Mostowy, Esq. is the Assistant Professor/Program Chair and academic leader for Criminal Justice in the School of Professional Studies. He teaches many courses in the program, and also advises students in the major with the last names A & B. Professor Mostowy holds a B.A. in Political Science from Syracuse University, a B.S. in Newspaper Journalism from Syracuse University,and a Juris Doctorate from The George Washington University. (202) 884-9233/9620,  Office Location: Main 249

Mr. V.R. Nemani, M.A., M.B.A.

V.R. Nemani serves as Associate Professor/Program Chair of undergraduate Business Administration in the School of Professional Studies. He also serves as the academic advisor to students in the major with the last names A & B. Professor Nemani holds a B.A. from Osmania University, an  M.A. from Sri Venkateshwara University, and an M.B.A. from the University of Iowa. 202-884-9577/9620,  Office Location: Main 452

Dr. Stanley Nwoji

nwojisDr. Stanley Nwoji is an Assistant Professor of Business in the School of Professional Studies and advises graduate students in the Master of Science in Administration Program with the last names A-M. Dr. Nwoji holds a Ph.D. in Leadership & Intercultural Studies from the Asbury Theological Seminary, a B.Sc. in Biochemistry/Pharmacology from the University of Nigeria, a  PGD in Management from the University of Nigeria, and an MBA from the University of Nigeria. 202-884-9254/9620, Office Location: Main 485 Online Chat Hours: Thursdays 3 pm to 5 pm

Ms. Antonette Odubiyi, M.Ed.

AOAntonette Odubiyi is an undergraduate student academic advisor for the BA in Human Relations Last Names C-Z; BS in Criminal Justice Last Names C-Z; and BA in General Studies- ALL. She holds a B.S. in Psychology from Virginia State University and an M.Ed in School Counseling from The George Washington University 202-884-9288/9620,  Office Location: Main 250 Online Chat Hours: Fridays 10 am to 12 noon

Mr. Richard Opoku, M.S.

Richard Opoku is an undergraduate academic advisor serving our students in Pre-Nursing- ALL; Pre- Occupational Therapy Assisting- ALL; BS in Health Science- ALL; and BA in Early Childhood Education- ALL. He holds a B.A. in Philosophy from the Virginia Commonwealth University and an M.S. in Recreation, Park and Sports Management from the Virginia Commonwealth University. 202-884-9623/9620,  Office Location: Main 250 Online Chat Hours: Wednesdays 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm and Fridays 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Dr. Daryl Thorne

DarrylDr. Daryl Thorne is the Assistant Professor/Program Chair of Human Relations. She advises students in the major with last names A & B. Dr. Thorne holds an Ed.D. in Counseling Psychology with a concentration in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University, an M.Ed. Guidance & Counseling, K-12 certified, from Bowie State University, and a B.A. in Mass Communications from the Seton Hall University.  (202)884-9626/9620, Office Location: Main 348

Ms. Candice Washington

Candice WashingtonCandice Washington is the director of Community Learning Programs and Academic Advisor for the AA in General Studies and the AA in General Studies with a focus in Early Childhood Education).  Ms. Washington holds a B.A. in Philosophy from Xavier University of Lousiana and an M.A. in Legal and Ethical Studies from the University of Baltimore. 202-884-9302/9620, Office Location: Main 254 Online Chat Hours: Mondays 2 pm to 4 pm and Tuesdays 3 pm to 4 pm

Dr. Kelley Wood

Trinity Headshot SP 2013Dr. Kelley Wood is the Program Chair for the MSA Program and Academic Advisor (Master of Science in Administration, Last Names N- Z). Dr. Wood holds a B.S. in Business Management from the Franklin Pierce College, an M.S. in Organizations and Management from Antioch New England Graduate University, an M.A. in Human and Organizational Systems from the Fielding Graduate University, and a Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University. 202-884-9227/9620, Office location: Main 456 Online Chat Hours: Tuesdays 2 pm to 4 pm

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