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Heartland Community College

Meet Your Academic Advisors

Normal Campus

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University

    • Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Millikin University

    What special populations of students do you work with?

    Student-athletes, accelerated degree program students, and early admission students

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    I love working at Heartland because every day is different. We get to meet all different types of students at different points along their journey. I never know who is going to come into my office or what they might need - I like being able to problem solve and help students find answers to their questions. We get to help students reach their educational goals, no matter what path they choose.

  • What is your educational background?

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    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    UNDER CONSTRUCTION

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University

    • Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Millikin University

    What special populations of students do you work with?

    Students pursuing the career/technical programs at HCC

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    I love working at Heartland because I feel like I am making a difference for students. I'm able to help students reach their educational and career goals, which is very rewarding. Heartland does so much for our students and the community and I love being a part of that process.

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University

    • Bachelor of Science in Sociology from Illinois State University

    • Associate in Arts from Heartland Community College

    What special populations of students do you work with?

    Honors Program students

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    I love that Heartland is open to any student; everyone has the opportunity to be successful in college here. I like learning about students' goals, passions, and experiences. Everyone and every day is so different! It's a pleasure to help students during their journey.

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Science in College Student Affairs from Eastern Illinois University

    • Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Women's Studies from Western Illinois University

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    I love working at Heartland because we inspire and empower our students when working with them. I enjoy working at a community college because for some students this is their first chance, or their last chance, or their only chance at higher education. Giving my all to students is such a rewarding part of my job and I hope to help students reach their education goals, no matter what road they take after Heartland.

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Arts in Adult Christian Community Development from Regis University

    • Bachelor of Arts in International Management and Spanish from Central College

    What special populations of students do you work with?

    Students needing or wanting to speak Spanish

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    I love working with individual students, helping them clarify their life, career, and educational goals, and together creating a plan to achieve them. I love the opportunity to use my Spanish. I love interacting with coworkers who care deeply about students.

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from Illinois State University

    • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Millikin University

    What special populations of students do you work with?

    Students participating in our employer programs

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    I love the people I work with and seeing students have success in their goals.

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University

    • Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Eastern Illinois University

    • Associate in Science from Parkland College

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    I love working at Heartland because it gives me the chance to help students find their academic and career paths. It is very fun to see students forge a wide variety of paths that lead towards a successful future.

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Science in Human Development and Family Science from Illinois State University

    • Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Illinois College

    What special populations of students do you work with?

    Students that participate in Project Rise

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    At Heartland, I have the privilege of supporting students as they explore career interests and clarify educational goals. It is enjoyable to work with students on many different paths. I am also fortunate to work with a compassionate staff who effectively collaborate to help our students succeed.

Lincoln Campus

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Science in College Student Personnel Administration from Illinois State University

    • Bachelor of Arts in Communication from the University of Illinois Springfield

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    The faculty and staff at HCC are passionate about helping our students. Additionally, each day brings opportunities to meet someone new and learn something new.

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Arts in Interpersonal Communication from University of Illinois Springfield

    • Bachelor of Arts in Public Communication & Human Relations from the University of Illinois Springfield

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    Every student steps into my office with their own story and I get a front row seat to their next chapter. From course selection to guidance and support throughout the semester, I am given the opportunity to build relationships with the students I serve. I love what I do.

Pontiac Campus

  • What is your educational background?

    • Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction from Illinois State University

    • Bachelor of Science in History Education from Illinois State University

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    Heartland provides opportunity for students to improve and enrich their lives. As a lifelong learner, I enjoy helping others reach their fullest potential.

  • What is your educational background?

    • Doctor of Education in Ethical Leadership from Olivet Nazarene University

    • Master of Arts in Teaching Mathematics from University of Idaho

    • Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Secondary Education from College of St. Francis

    Why do you love working at Heartland?

    As a student who needed some extra support from my faculty and staff, I chose a small school experience for myself and greatly benefited from that experience. In my career, I have always chosen to work at small colleges because they allow me to give that same level of care and support to my students. Working at the Pontiac Center allows me to provide my students with that extra end-to-end care, while also providing them with the program opportunities available at the Normal campus. It’s a great way to make a difference in student lives, as well as to have a positive impact on my community as a whole.

Contact Us

Normal Campus

Community Commons Building (CCB) Suite 1000
1500 W. Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Appointment Hotline: 309-268-8027
Phone: 309-268-8033
Email: Raab.Advisors@heartland.edu

Heartland Pontiac Center

211 E. Madison Street
Pontiac, IL 61764
Phone: 815-842-6777
Email: Pontiac.Center@heartland.edu

Heartland Lincoln Center

2201 Woodlawn Rd.
Lincoln, IL 62656
Phone: 217-735-1731
Email: Lincoln.Center@heartland.edu