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Meet the Advisors of Academic Focus!

Ajay Thompson
 Ajay Thompson

Name: Ajay Thompson
Position
: Student Success Coordinator
College: Academic Focus & College of Education
Education: Bachelor of Science from Texas Christian University, Master of Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma, Graduate Certificate in Academic Advising from Austin Peay State University
Location: McReynolds 111
Phone: (931) 221-7695
E-mailthompsonaj@apsu.edu

Ajay Thompson joined the Student Success team in July 2019. Ajay was formerly an Academic Advisor, and she wrote: "I love that I have the opportunity to support students as they make their transition into the University, help them overcome challenges, and connect them with opportunities to make their first-year experience at Austin Peay great." Ajay has previous experience in college student affairs and admissions. Ajay currently serves as an adjunct instructor for APSU 1000, APSU 4010, and PASS 0900. She has a Bachelor of Science from Texas Christian University and a Master of Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma.


 

Hannah Petterson
Hannah Petterson

Name: Hannah Petterson
Position
: Academic Advisor
College: Academic Focus & College of Education
Education: Bachelor's in Communication Studies from University of Iowa
Location: McReynolds 112
Phone: (931) 221-6587
E-mailpettersonh@apsu.edu
Majors Advised: General Studies and Liberal Arts - No Academic Interest

Hannah started at Austin Peay State University in September 2019. Hannah grew up in Iowa and is currently working towards a master’s degree in Higher Education from Upper Iowa University. Hannah started in Higher Education as an intern at the Career Center at the University of Iowa during the 2016-2017 academic school year. She then began a position as a Career Development Coordinator at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from 2017-2019 before moving to Clarksville. Hannah is passionate about higher education and student development. She enjoys working with college students to help them develop both personally and professionally as they navigate their way through the college experience.


 

Nicole McGlashling
Nicole McGlashing

Name: Nicole McGlashing
Position
: Academic Advisor
College: Academic Focus & College of Education
Education: Associate of Science in Liberal Arts from Austin Peay State University, Bachelor of Science in Psychological Science
Location: McReynolds 110
Phone: (931) 221-6546
E-mailmcglashingn@apsu.edu
Majors Advised: Liberal Arts - No Academic Interest, Academic Focus, and Education

Nicole is an Academic Advisor for Academic Focus. She joined the team in January 2020 as an Administrative Assistant for Student Success, and became an Academic Advisor for Student Success in May 2021. Nicole currently advises LIBA, Academic Focus, and College of Education. Nicole has received her bachelor's degree from Austin Peay State University, and is currently in pursuit of her master's degree. Nicole is pursuing a Master of Science in Leadership and is set to graduated in August 2021. She is excited to work with the staff and students here at APSU.