ASAC Advising Staff

AY19-ASAC Advising Staff


Molly Brown

Office and Special Projects Assistant - College of Arts and Sciences
Email: ASCDean@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.2840
Building/Room: Casey 110

Biography
In my role as a student worker in the College of Arts & Sciences Dean’s Office and Advising Center, I assist students through processing various forms, scheduling appointments, informal advising assistance, and other impromptu requests. I also work on various projects and events that occur both within the College, as well as University-wide. I am a second year student at Seattle U, pursuing a degree in Political Science. As a section leader in three Seattle University choirs, I spend most of my time outside of work singing. When I’m not in Casey or Fine Arts, I enjoy playing piano, drinking coffee, exploring the greater Seattle area, and watching Netflix.


Tonja Brown AY19

Tonja Brown

Internship and Mentorship Coordinator
Email: brownt2@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.6982
Building/Room: Casey 110

Biography
In my role as Internship and Mentorship Coordinator I am working to expand opportunities for A&S students to engage in professional formation, the journey of deepening and broadening one’s professional identity. I work to cultivate college mentorship opportunities in the community, expand student professional work experience opportunities with employer partners, encourage students to seek internship and mentoring opportunities, partner with academic departments and programs to coordinate internship and mentoring opportunities, support faculty internship coordinators, and develop internship and mentorship best practices. In my free time, I enjoy time with my family, running my dog, spending quiet time reading, and enjoying all that the Seattle area has to offer. I work part-time and you will find me on campus Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.


Kate Elias AY19

Kate Elias, PhD

PhD, American History
Assistant Dean for Student Academic Support, Dean's Office
Email: eliask@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.2840
Building/Room: Casey 110

Biography
As Assistant Dean for Student Academic Services, I oversee academic advising services in the College of Arts and Sciences and work with students who are academically and personally struggling. I work with A&S students at all academic levels and from a variety of majors to make and meet their personal and academic goals. Outside of the ASAC, I spend time around Capitol Hill exploring new restaurants and spending time with my family. I love to hike and bike and being outdoors in and around Puget Sound.


Laura Hauck-Vixie AY19

Laura Hauck-Vixie, MEd

MEd, Student Development Administration
Senior Academic Advisor, Arts and Sciences Advising Center
Email: hauckl@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.2840
Building/Room: Casey 110

Biography
I began my academic career as an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences at Seattle University, majoring in Spanish and Sociology. Upon graduation, I served as a staff member in the Division of Enrollment Services at SU and simultaneously completed my Master of Education degree in Student Development Administration. I quickly found that working closely with students to help them pursue their academic, personal and professional goals was my calling. When not on campus, I enjoy travelling, hiking, Instagramming, food, animals, and spending time with my family and friends.


Johnica Hopkins AY19

Johnica Hopkins, MA

Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences
Email: hopkinsj@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.2840
Building/Room: Casey 110

Biography
As an academic advisor, I help students with educational planning and support their academic and professional growth. I grew up in Spokane, but have lived in many places, most recently in South Korea for nine years. I studied psychology as an undergraduate and later received a Masters in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. I have been working in education since 2004 as a teacher, advisor, and administrator. I love traveling, reading, and watching movies, and I love getting to know students from all different backgrounds.


Tasmia Moosani AY19

Tasmia Moosani

Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences
Email: moosanit@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.2840
Building/Room: Casey 110

Biography
I am an Academic Advisor in the college of Arts and Sciences and a graduate student in the M.A. Student Development Administration program at Seattle University. I was born and raised in Southern California and attended the University of California, Irvine where I completed my B.A. in International Studies. As a first generation, low income student, I overcame various obstacles throughout my undergraduate career and developed a strong passion for helping students succeed in higher education. I am excited to have the opportunity to be a resource and support system for students at SU. Outside of school and work, I love listening to music, hanging out with friends and family, watching Netflix, playing basketball, and finding new ice cream shops!


 John Nettles AY19

John Nettles, MA

Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences
Email: nettlesjohn@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.2840
Building/Room: Casey 110

Biography
I am an Academic Advisor in the College of Arts and Sciences where I work with students to help them with educational planning all the way until degree completion. I was born and raised in Virginia and was the first in my family to go to undergrad at James Madison University where I got a degree in Social Work. As someone who struggled academically and personally at the beginning of my college career, I truly enjoy helping students find success in their educational identities. In my free time, I love exploring Seattle on foot, traveling when time allows, and spending as much time in the mountains as possible.


Lilly Newell AY19

Lilly Newell

Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences
Email: newelll@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.2840
Building/Room: Casey 110

Biography

I am the Senior Administrative Assistant in the Advising Center. I assist students with scheduling appointment, form inquiries, informal advising assistance, and other ad hoc requests. I was born and raised in Chicago, IL and I moved to Seattle to attend SU. I graduated in June 2017 with a double major in Creative Writing and Arts Leadership. During my undergraduate career, I performed with D1 Improv, worked in the Admissions office, and did retreats through Campus Ministry. Outside of work I enjoy playwrighting, improv, and watching too much TV.


Lauren Van-Fossen AY19

Lauren Van Fossen, MA

Academic Advisor, College of Arts and Sciences
Email:  vanfosse@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.2840
Building/Room: Casey 110

Biography
I am an academic advisor for the College of Arts and Sciences where I work with students on academic planning and student success.  I am also the Pre-Education advisor for any students at Seattle University who are interested in pursuing careers in teaching and education.  I grew up in California, however, I really enjoy living in Seattle! In my free time, I love to hike, drink coffee, spend time with my family, and try new ice cream shops!


Genesis Williamson

Academic Advising Special Projects Assistant, College of Arts and Sciences
Email:  ascdean@seattleu.edu
Phone: 206.296.2840
Building/Room: Casey 110

Biography
I am an Office and Special Projects Assistant to the College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office and Advising Center. I schedule meetings for the different advisors within the office, process forms, and help with any other requests in any way I can. I am a first year student at Seattle University with a declared major in Psychology. I am a student from the East Coast, specifically Baltimore, MD. Outside of school and work, I enjoy sightseeing around the city and hiking trails in the area.


 

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Casey 110
206.296.2840

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M-F: 8:30am - 4:30pm

ASCAdvising@seattleu.edu