College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH)

The College of Arts and Sciences Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH) is located on the first floor of I.G. Greer Hall. The Advising office is staffed by professional advisors and records specialists who serve current and prospective students, as well as faculty and staff in the College of Arts and Sciences at Appalachian State University. Students are encouraged to visit the office for assistance with academic planning and questions, registration and senior checks.  

 

If you need to contact the College Advising and Support Services Hub (CASSH), please do so between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday via phone at (828) 262-3076 or email casadvising@appstate.edu.

Located at 100 I.G. Greer


D Nelson
Diana Nelson
Director
828-262-3076
nelsondj@appstate.edu 

Contact me about:

  • Advising & academic support services for students, faculty & department chairs
  • Registration Issues - Drop/Add, Special Courses, Internships
  • Probation & suspension issues
  • Curriculum consultant


Carla Penders
Carla Penders

Assistant Director and Academic Advisor
828-262-2707
pendersca@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Assisting Director with faculty advising training
  • If you are a department chair and need assistance in enhancing academic advising in your department within the College
  • Advising for select student populations in the College
  • Creating new processes and/or procedures for advising


Alice Craft

Alice Craft 
(Students with last names starting with A-D)
Student Records Coordinator
828-262-3131
craftas@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Graduation clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks substitutions and adjustments
  • Support for faculty with curriculum questions

 


 Natalie Blackwelder

Natalie Blackwelder
(Students with last names starting with E-K) 

Student Records Coordinator
828-262-7608
blackwelderng@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Graduation clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks substituions and adjustments
  • Support for faculty with curriculum questions 

 


 Michael Brackett

Michael Brackett
(Students with last names starting with L-R)
Student Records Coordinator
828-265-8630
brackettm@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Graduation clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks substitions and adjustments
  • Support for faculty with curriculum questions

 


 Kimberly Paniagua Ferreira
Kimberly Paniagua Ferreira
(Students with last names starting with S-Z)
Student Records Supervisor 
828-262-3077
paniaguaferreirakn@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Graduation clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks substitutions and adjustments
  • Support for faculty with curriculum questions
     

Kathy Henson

Kathy Henson
Academic Advisor

828-262-2689
hensonmk@appstate.edu 

Contact me about:

  • Assisting Director with faculty advising training
  • If you are a department chair and need assistance in enhancing academic advising in your department within the College
  • Advising for select student populations in the College
  • Creating new processes and/or procedures for advising