Student Success Center

My Success Coach

All first and second year students at Xavier are assigned a Success Coach.  You can find your assignment in Road Thru Xavier ( under the Contacts tab.  You can also consult the list for coaches that work with specific majors below.  This list is for first year student assignments only.  Second year students will keep the same coach they had last year.  If you have questions, please contact us at   

To schedule an appointment with your coach, follow these instructions.  Online scheduling of virtual success coaching appointments is by Zoom or phone.  You can also choose to meet in person.   

Success Coaches by Major

List of majors and coaches
Major Success Coach Phone Email
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Accounting Autumn Richards 513-745-3056
Actuarial Science Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
Advertising Whitney Menser 513-745-2995

Applied Biology (Forestry)

Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
Applied Chemistry (Pre-Engineering) Samuel Terry  513-745-1925
Applied Physics Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
Art Whitney Menser 513-745-2995


Karin Admiraal 513-745-4335

Biomedical Sciences

Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
Biophysics Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
Business Analytics Abbie Hopperton 513-745-2971
Business Undecided Autumn Richards 513-745-3056
Chemical Science Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
Chemistry Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
Classics and Philosophy Honors AB Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294
Comm Arts Undecided Whitney Menser 513-745-2995
Communication Studies Whitney Menser 513-745-2995
Computer Science Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
Criminal Justice Barb Garand 513-745-2975
Digital Innovation, Film and TV Whitney Menser 513-745-2995
Digital Media Whitney Menser 513-745-2995
Econ, Sustainability and Society Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294
Economics Abbie Hopperton 513-745-2971
Engineering Physics Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
English Whitney Menser 513-745-2995
Entrepreneurial Studies Abbie Hopperton 513-745-2971

Environmental Science

Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
Exercise Science Jessie Arnold 513-745-1916  


Student Last Name A-J: Mollie
Student Last Name K-Z: Whitney

Mollie Labeda
Whitney Menser



Fine Arts Whitney Menser 513-745-2995
Finance Autumn Richards 513-745-3056
Gender and Diversity Studies Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294
Graphic Design Whitney Menser 513-745-2995
Health Services Administration - Information Management Barb Garand 513-745-2975
Health Services Administration - Long Term Care Barb Garand 513-745-2975
History Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294
Information Systems Abbie Hopperton 513-745-2971
International Business Abbie Hopperton 513-745-2971
International Studies - Europe Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294

Life Sciences for Business

Samuel Terry 513-745-1925
Liberal Arts Barb Garand 513-745-2975  
Management Abbie Hopperton 513-745-2971  
Marketing Abbie Hopperton 513-745-2971  
Mathematics Samuel Terry 513-745-1925  
Middle Childhood Education Barb Garand 513-745-2975  
Modern Languages Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294  
Modern Languages &  International Economics  Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294  
Montessori Education Barb Garand 513-745-2975  
Music Whitney Menser 513-745-2995  
Music Education Whitney Menser 513-745-2995  
Musical Theatre Whitney Menser 513-745-2995  
Music Performance Whitney Menser 513-745-2995  


Karla Helton

Philosophy, Politics and The Public Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294  
Philosophy Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294  
Physics Samuel Terry 513-745-1925  
Political Science Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294  
Pre-Pharmacy Samuel Terry 513-745-1925  
Primary Education (P-5) Barb Garand 513-745-2975
Psychology Barb Garand 513-745-2975
Public Relations Whitney Menser 513-745-2995  
Radiologic Technology Barb Garand 513-745-2975  
Social Work Barb Garand 513-745-2975  
Sociology Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294  
Spanish Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294  
Special Education Barb Garand 513-745-2975  

Sport Management

Jessie Arnold  513-745-1916

Sport Marketing Jessie Arnold 513-745-1916  
Strategic Human Resource Management Abbie Hopperton 513-745-2971  
Sustainability: Econ and Management Abbie Hopperton 513-745-2971  
Teaching Physical Sciences Barb Garand 513-745-2975  
Theatre Whitney Menser 513-745-2995  
Theatre Education Whitney Menser 513-745-2995  
Theology Mollie Labeda 513-745-3294  


Table of affinity group Success Coaches

List of majors and coaches
Major Success Coach Phone
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Any veteran or veteran dependent, regardless of major Nate Ray 513-745-3685
Any TRiO student, regardless of major Dr. Daniel McSpadden 513-745-3756
Any TRiO student, regardless of major Hanna Tegegne 513-745-3784
Any TRiO student, regardless of major Meshia Carter 513-745-3747
Any international student, regardless of major Tsvety Karaivanova 513-745-2804
Student Athletes - BAS, WBB, M/W SWM Angela Wyss 513-745-3708
Student Athletes- MBB, MGO, MSO, VOL Sarah Naas 513-745-3778
Student Athletes - MTN, WGO, WTN, M/W CC, M/W TRF JP Parham 513-745-3115