Paine College Advising

Academic Advising

Selecting the courses needed to complete your degree can seem challenging. Academic advising will help you through the process. With academic advising you will receive information, advice, and guidance in completing your education requirements. Together we will develop a track to help you achieve your educational, personal, and career goals.

Get the most out of academic advisement by:

  • Having regular appointments with your advisor
  • Always make lists your goals
  • Ask questions and share your concerns
  • Be familiar with all requirements for your chosen degree

Making a personal Investment in the academic advising process will ensure that you get the most of each session. The better prepared you are the more likely you will be satisfied with your course selection and overall college experience.

Using a shared-model Academic Advising will provide students with clear and contemporary information on any given program of study while providing them with specific discipline support to realize their academic goals. Professional advisors ensure that students understand the requirements of any given program of study, while faculty mentors provide students with guidance regarding discipline specific activities to include post baccalaureate opportunities, research, and scholarly opportunities.

Below are the departments and advisors for academic year 2019 – 2020


Below are the departments and advisors for academic year 2019 – 2020.


Department of Business: Dr. Okoroafor Nzeh, Chair

Academic Advisors 

International and MIS:  Dr. Okoroafor Nzeh

Accounting:  Dr. Vincent Onyebuchi – and -- Dr. Dongwook Han

Management:  Dr. Yao Amewokunu

Marketing:  Dr. Maurice McBride-Owens


Department of Education: Dr. Gloria Bennett, Chair

Academic Advisor 

Education:  Dr. Gloria Bennett


Department of Humanities: Prof. Nancy Bookhart, Chair

Academic Advisors 

History:  Prof. Robert Jones – and -- Prof. Kimberly Baxter

Religion and Philosophy:  Dr. Luther Felder – and -- Dr. Alfred Williams

English:  Prof. Jeffrey Jones – and -- Dr. Drew Attana


Department of Media Studies: Prof. Teri Burnette, Chair

Academic Advisors 

All Areas: Prof. Teri Burnette, Prof. John Harris


Department of Mathematics, Science, and Technology: Dr. Raul Peters, Chair

Academic Advisors 

Biology:  Dr. Srinivas Sonne

Chemistry:  Dr. Anna-Gay Nelson

Mathematics:  Dr. C. P. Abubucker


Department of Social Sciences: Dr. Elias Etinge, Chair

Academic Advisors 

Psychology:  Dr. Elias Etinge – and -- Dr. Aishia Leverett-Williams

Sociology:  Dr. Melvin Mahone – and -- Dr. Oliver Cowart 


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