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Student Advisory Group

The student advisory group provides valuable insight to CPE’s president on issues impacting Kentucky's postsecondary students.

CPE's student advisory group offers diverse perspectives on student concerns and policies in higher education. The group provides an invaluable opportunity to understand unique needs and circumstances of students attending Kentucky's public institutions.

Members

Allen

Ethan Clark Allen

  • School: West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
  • Program: Associate of Science, pre-medicine track.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2021.
  • Priority areas: student safety, transparency, academic resources, college affordability.
Burns

Rachel Burns

  • School: University of Louisville.
  • Program: Bachelor of Arts in history.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2022.
  • Priority areas: student services and resources, sexual assault/dating violence.
Chandrashekhar

Priyadarshini Chandrashekhar

  • School: University of Louisville.
  • Program: Bachelor of Science in biology, and math minor.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2022.
  • Priority areas: academic quality, online instruction during COVID-19, student support, and access to resources for success.
French

Cameron Davis French

  • School: University of Kentucky.
  • Program: Bachelor of Science in community and leadership development.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2021.
  • Priority areas: mental health resources, college affordability, support for first-generation students.
Hoffman

Taylor Hoffman

  • School: Eastern Kentucky University.
  • Program: Bachelors of Science in homeland security.
  • Projected graduation date: December 2021.
  • Priority areas: student support, food insecurity, affordability.
Logsdon

Molly Logsdon

  • School: Murray State University.
  • Program: Bachelor of Arts in communication disorders.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2022.
  • Priority areas: student success, mental health resources, affordability and financial support.
Martin

Te'Asia Martin

  • School: University of Kentucky.
  • Program: Doctor of Philosophy in higher education.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2022.
  • Priority areas: inclusion and equity, first-generation undergraduate and graduate students; access for low socioeconomic status students.
Mekonnen

Eyouel Mekonnen

  • School: Eastern Kentucky University.
  • Program: Bachelor of Arts in English and political science.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2021.
  • Priority areas: academic support, equitable access to resources, diversity and inclusion support.
Nelson

Scott Nelson

  • School: Western Kentucky University.
  • Program: Bachelor of Science in biology and chemistry.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2022.
  • Priority areas: career and academic counseling, diverse representation on campus.
Nethery

Aaron Anthony Nethery

  • School: Murray State University.
  • Program: Master of Arts in postsecondary education administration.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2022.
  • Priority areas: student life, career and academic counseling.
Pacheco

Nadia Pacheco

  • School: West Kentucky Community and Technical College.
  • Program: Associate of Arts in video production.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2021.
  • Priority areas: diverse representation, scholarship opportunities, mental health.
Parsons

Jason Brent Parsons II

  • School: Morehead State University.
  • Program: Bachelor of Arts in international studies.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2021.
  • Priority areas: public health on campuses, low-income students, student services.
Quisenberry

Mallory B. Quisenberry

  • School: University of Kentucky.
  • Program: Bachelor of Arts in integrated strategic communications, minor in Spanish
  • Projected graduation date: May 2022.
  • Priority areas: college affordability, academic support resources, mental health, food insecurity.
Schooley

Trevor Daniel Schooley

  • School: Somerset Community College.
  • Program: Associate of Arts in applied science,physical therapy assistant program.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2022.
  • Priority areas: student debt; student access in rural areas.
Shelton

Mahogany M. Shelton

  • School: Kentucky State University.
  • Program: Bachelor of Science in psychology, pre-medicine track.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2021.
  • Priority areas: student success, program diversity, retention rates, university recognition.
Steely

Walter Steely

  • School: Murray State University.
  • Program: Bachelor of Science in agribusiness.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2022.
  • Priority areas: student health and safety, diversity and inclusion, academic quality, affordability.
Stewart

Abigail Nicole Stewart

  • School: Jefferson Community and Technical College.
  • Program: Associate of Science in sustainability.
  • Projected graduation date: December 2020.
  • Priority areas: student resources - academic, financial, food insecurity.
Tagnedji

Afi Henriette Tagnedji

  • School: University of Louisville.
  • Program: Bachelor of Science in biochemistry.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2023.
  • Priority areas: student health and safety, education quality, access to financial aid.
Taylor

Michaela Taylor

  • School: University of Kentucky.
  • Program: Juris Doctorate and Master of Health Administration.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2023.
  • Priority areas: supports for first generation and diverse students, assistance with financial planning and financial aid.
Wallace

Clay Wallace

  • School: Morehead State University.
  • Program: Bachelor of Arts in convergent media.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2022.
  • Priority areas: supports for non-traditional and diverse students.
Wieland

Gregory Thomas Wieland

  • School: Northern Kentucky University.
  • Program: Bachelor of Arts in political science.
  • Projected graduation date: June 2021.
  • Priority areas: student health and safety, improving student culture on campus.
Young

Noah Young

  • School: University of Louisville.
  • Program: Bachelor of Arts in political science.
  • Projected graduation date: May 2023.
  • Priority areas: college affordability, mental health, diversity, equity and inclusion.

Last Updated 8/10/2020