Student Academic Success Center Staff

Staff Member

Title

Phone

Email

Mike Messner

Director for Student Success Programs

(616) 331-3588

messnerm@gvsu.edu

Sonya Barrett

Office Coordinator, TRIO Student Support Services
and TRIO Student Support Services STEM - Health Sciences

(616) 331-3583

barretso@gvsu.edu

Thomas Capers

Graduate Assistant, Student Academic Success Center

(616) 331-3588

s_capert@gvsu.edu

Liz Chase

Special Projects Coordinator for Student Success
and Retention

(616) 331-3588

chaseel@gvsu.edu

Pat Cox

Student Academic Success Center Assistant

(616) 331-3588

coxp@gvsu.edu

Arianna Fikse

Graduate Assistant, Student Academic Success Center, TRIO Student Support Services

(616) 331-3588

fiksear@gvsu.edu

Nykia Gaines

Director, TRIO Student Support Services STEM - Health Sciences

(616) 331-5430

gainesn@gvsu.edu

Rafael Juarez-Yuen

Office Coordinator, Student Academic Success Center

(616) 331-3588

juarezra@gvsu.edu

Tanisha Kuykendall

Student Engagement Specialist, TRIO Student Support Services
and TRIO Student Support Services STEM - Health Sciences

(616) 331-3401

kuyktani@gvsu.edu

Micaela Mayer

Program Advisor, TRIO Student Support Services

(616) 331-2671

mayermic@gvsu.edu

Matt Musser

Student Success Software Specialist-EAB Navigate

(616) 331-2667

musserma@gvsu.edu

Gabe Peña

Student Success Coach, Student Academic Success Center

(616) 331-3588

penaga@gvsu.edu

Linda Rettig 

Program Advisor, TRIO Student Support Services STEM - Health Sciences

(616) 331-5430

rettigli@gvsu.edu

William Washington

Director, TRIO Student Support Services

(616) 331-3401

washingw@gvsu.edu