Academic Associates

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Academic Associates

The College of Health and Human Sciences Academic Associates serve as peer student mentors for CHHS undergraduate students. Under the supervision of the college Recruitment and Retention Coordinator, Academic Associates assist with both academic and non-academic student concerns and issues. Our Academic Associates can help students with time management skills, academic planning, serve as a liaison between students and CHHS administration, and connect students with campus resources. Academic Associates are here to help all SIU CHHS students succeed!

To reach out to an Academic Associate, please feel free to email them directly or call the main Academic Associate's office at 453-7283. 

headshot for angelinaHello! My name is Angelina Kapp, and I am a junior dual majoring in our flight and aircraft maintenance program. I work in the TEC library at the airport and am available to assist all students during my work hours. Please feel free to reach out or stop by if I can help you! I can assist with navigating campus, getting engaged during your time here at SIU, and general advice. I have loved my time at SIU and I look forward to getting to know you all better.  Thank you!

My office hours are Wed: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm & Thu: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm & 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm. 


Robert FletcherHello! My name is Josie, and I am currently a junior at SIUC. I am majoring in Nursing, with a minor in Health Care Management. I am from the north of Chicago and I enjoy hiking. I am happy to answer any questions you may have, whether it's about campus, academics, or the nursing program itself. If you need anything, don’t hesitate to reach out! 

My office hours are Tuesday and Thursday: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm.




Robert FletcherHello everyone! My name is Madison Fleege. I am a freshman in the Radiation Therapy program, and I am minoring in Physics. I have always enjoyed science and mathematics, and I decided to go into Radiological Sciences after I did an internship through Southern Illinois Healthcare. I am from Carterville, IL, which is 15 minutes away from SIUC, and I love being active and exploring the outdoors. Feel free to contact me with any questions you may have about on or off-campus life, or just about the College of Health and Human Sciences. I am here to assist you with your concerns and always willing to chat! 

My office hours are Monday through Friday: 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm.


Robert FletcherHello, my name is Natalie Honnold and I am a sophomore at SIU. I am a Nursing student minoring in Healthcare Management, Health Informatics and Information, and Long-Term Care. I have always known that I wanted to work in healthcare because I enjoy interacting with people and helping others in any way that I can. Currently, I am a Certified Nursing Assistant and work at a nursing home in my hometown. I am very excited to be an Academic Associate this year and to get the opportunity to help students with their studies. Feel free to contact me at 

My office hours are Tue, Wed: 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm and Fri: 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.



Robert FletcherHello, my name is Tami Oluyemi, I was born in Lagos, Nigeria and I currently live in St. Louis. This is my fourth year here at SIU. I am double majoring in Public Health, and I am also a first-year Nursing student in the new SIU Nursing program. I am also receiving a minor in Healthcare Management. I am the president of an RSO on campus called "Melanin in Medicine". I have been working in the college of Health Dean's office since September of this year and I love it!  I have met so many great people, and I love helping wherever I can.

My office hours are Mon: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Tues: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm and Wed: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm.


Apply to be a CHHS Academic Associate

Are you interested in assisting students with their transition to SIU, help students connect to SIU and CHHS communities and resources, and serve as a peer mentor? If so, please visit the student job board and apply