Meet the Advisors

The Ohio State Lima Office of Academic Advising is located on the 3rd Floor of Galvin Hall in Room 335. Current students may call 567-242-7510, stop by the Galvin Hall office, or visit OnCourse to schedule an academic advising appointment.

Schedule with Your Advisor

You can check out the advisors and the majors they work with below.

Dr. LaShonda Gurley, Manager of academic advising

LaShonda Gurley
Manager of Academic Advising

Non-Degree (all areas except for Education

Program 60

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Kesha Drake
Academic Advisor

Child and Youth Studies

Dual License in Primary Education and Intervention Specialist

Early Childhood/ Primary Education

K-12 Mild/ Moderate Special Education Licensure

Middle Childhood Education

Business & Education: All Non-Lima Majors

Non-Degree (Education)

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William Foster
Academic Advisor




Social Work


Arts & Humanities, Social & Behavioral Science, and Exploration: Non-Lima Majors: Last Name A-Z

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Matt Gehring 
Academic Advisor


Engineering Technology


Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM), Health Sciences and Agriculture: All Non-Lima Majors