Academic Advisors

Academic advisors are an integral part of your education. They’ll support you during your academic journey and help you make the most of your Mason experience.

Information Sciences & Technology Advisors

Cheryl Howe, Academic Advisor for Undergraduate Students

Cheryl has been advising students for almost forty years. In addition to experience in academic advising, Cheryl is a licensed Counselor and has worked as an Elementary School Teacher, and a Paralegal. Cheryl earned her MEd in Special Education from Auburn University and her MEd in Career Guidance and Counseling from Montana State University.

Email: chowe1@gmu.edu 
Office: Science & Technology 
Room 5403

 

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Lisa Sevilla, Academic Advisor for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Lisa Sevilla has been working at Mason since 2005, throughout various departments, both administratively and academically.  Sevilla earned her MEd in Curriculum and Instruction- Secondary Education for English, from Mason, in December 2015, and her BA in English-Folklore, Mythology, and Literature, with a minor in African American Studies, additional foci in Religion, Anthropology, and Native American and Indigenous Studies, from Mason, in 2009. 

Email: lsevill3@gmu.edu
Office: Nguyen Engineering, Fairfax
Remote

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Laura Rhodes, Academic Advisor for Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Laura Rhodes joined the IST Department in March of 2020. Prior to joining the Mason community, Rhodes worked in various roles in higher education, including counseling and psychological services, academic success and advising, and disability services. Rhodes  earned her MSW in clinical social work from Rutgers University in May 2016 and her BS in Psychology with a Minor in Photography in 2014 from Susquehanna University. 

Email: lrhodes8@gmu.edu 
Office: Nguyen Engineering, Fairfax
Remote

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