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Academic Advising

Meet your New Student Advisor

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Debbie LaRocca

New Student Advisor - 10 years of experience
"The most fulfilling aspect of advising is collaborating with students to develop an individualized plan to achieve their goals."
Phone: 540-857-6493
Email: dlarocca@virginiawestern.edu
Chapman Hall, Room 121
Drop-in Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Heather Hunter

New Student Advisor - 12 years of experience
"The best part of advising is guiding students on the right path to success by helping them define their educational and career goals."
Phone: 540-857-6684
Email: hhunter@virginiawestern.edu
Chapman Hall, Room 122
Drop-in Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Brittany Helton

New Student Advisor
"I enjoy being a part of the academic and personal growth of our students."
Phone: 540-857-6383
Email: bhelton@virginiawestern.edu
Chapman Hall, Room 118
Drop-in Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Ray Wickersty

New Student Advisor - 6 years of experience
"The first step towards a new future can be the most intimidating one to take. I take great pride in supporting students as they take that first step, as well as the many others that follow, towards their goal."
Phone: 540-857-7204
Email: rwickersty@virginiawestern.edu
Chapman Hall, Room 123
Drop-in Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Terry Drumheller

New Student Advisor
"What I find most gratifying about advising is that I not only get to support students in their transition to college, I get to empower them to realize their potential while helping them navigate their educational journey."
Phone: 540-857-6366
Email: tdrumheller@virginiawestern.edu
Chapman Hall, Room 120
Drop-in Monday-Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM