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Center for Academic Advising and Retention
111 Monroe Hall
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.2345
fax: 509.359.6405

College of Social Sciences (CSS)

Sheri Meyer

Sheri Meyer, MSW

Senior Academic Advisor
Email: smeyer9@ewu.edu

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Walk-in Hours: 
     Monroe Hall: Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm 
Education:  

     Social Work, MSW - California State University, Long Beach

     Liberal Studies; Elementary Education - Concordia University, Irvine

Professional:

     Lead Faculty, University of Phoenix

     Lead Advisor, University of Wisconsin

     Counselor, Hudson County Community College

     Assistant Director of Admissions, New York University

     Counselor, Santa Monica College
Favorite Quote: "Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new" Albert Einstein

Gina Gendusa

Gina Gendusa, MS

Academic Advising and Student Success Coordinator
Email: rgendusa@ewu.edu

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Location: 
    Cheney Campus: Patterson Hall, Room 233K 
Education:  

     Social Policy, MS - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

     Psychology, BA - University of Montana, Missoula

Professional:

     Lindy Center for Civic Engagement, Drexel University, Philadelphia

     Program Director, LIFT - Philadelphia
Favorite Quote: "Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself." - Jalaluddin Rumi

Adrian Reyes

Adrian Reyes, MA

Academic Advisor
Email: areyes15@ewu.edu

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Walk-in Hours:
      Monroe Hall: Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm
      Learning Commons: Thursdays 11am - 1pm
Education:

      Communication & Leadership, MA - Gonzaga University

      Sociology, BA - Gonzaga University

Professional:

      Academic Advisor/Recruiter - Eastern Washington University

      Admission Counselor - Gonzaga University 
Favorite Quote: "Once social change begins, it cannot be reversed. You cannot un-educate the person who has learned to read. You cannot humiliate the person who feels pride. You cannot oppress the people who are not afraid anymore." - Cesar Chavez

Orville Williams

Orville Williams, MFA

Academic Advisor
Email: owilliams@ewu.edu

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Walk-in Hours:
      Monroe Hall: Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm
      Learning Commons: Tuedays 3pm - 5pm
Education:

      Creative Writing, MFA - Eastern Washington University

      English, BA - Oklahoma State University

Professional:

      Adjunct Instructor - Spokane Community College

      Instructional Technician and Academic Support - Spokane Community College
Favorite Quote: "The road to greatness is not marked by perfection, but the ability to constantly overcome adversity and failure."

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Vacant

Academic Advisor
Email: 

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Walk-in Hours:
      Monroe Hall: Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm
      Learning Commons: 
Education:

Professional:

Favorite Quote:

Heidi O'Donnell

Heidi O'Donnell, MS

Retention & Advising Specialist
Email: hodonnell@ewu.edu

To Schedule an Appointment:

Call the advising front desk at 509.359.2345

Education:  

     Counseling and Religion, MS - Pepperdine University
     Social Sciences, Secondary Education, BA - Pepperdine University

Professional:

     Retention Specialist, EWU, 2012-Present 

     Finance and Operations, Brahmananda Saraswati Foundation Education and Behavior Intervention Specialist, LAUSD and NMUSD

      Volunteer Projects and Service-Learning, Pepperdine University
Favorite Quote: "Be the change you wish to see in the world." - Gandhi

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