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 at this time.

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 the 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 (Students with last names starting with W-Z)
  • Creating new processes and/or procedures for advising


Alice Craft

Alice Craft 
Student Records Coordinator

828-262-3131
craftas@appstate.edu

Contact me about (Students with last names starting with A-D):

  • Graduation clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks substitutions and adjustments
  • Support for faculty with questions related to policy and procedure

 


 Natalie Blackwelder

Natalie Blackwelder
Student Records Coordinator

828-262-7608
blackwelderng@appstate.edu

Contact me about (Students with last names starting with E-K) :

  • Graduation clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks substitutions and adjustments
  • Support for faculty with questions related to policy and procedure

 


Kelsey Pope 

Kelsey Pope
Student Records Coordinator

828-262-3088
popekt@appstate.edu 

Contact me about (Students with last names starting with L-Q):

  • Graduation clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks substitutions and adjustments
  • Support for faculty with questions related to policy and procedure

 


 Kimberly Paniagua Ferreira
Kimberly Paniagua Ferreira
Student Records Coordinator

828-262-3077
paniaguaferreirakn@appstate.edu

Contact me about (Students with last names starting with R-Z):

  • Graduation clearance
  • Senior Checks
  • DegreeWorks substitutions and adjustments
  • Support for faculty with questions related to policy and procedure
     

Michael Brackett
Michael Brackett

Academic Advisor

828-265-8630
brackettm@appstate.edu

Contact me about:

  • Assisting the 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 (Students with last names starting with L-V)
  • Creating new processes and/or procedures for advising
     

Kathy Henson

Kathy Henson
Academic Advisor

828-262-2689
hensonmk@appstate.edu 

Contact me about:

  • Assisting the 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 (Students with last names starting with A-K)
  • Creating new processes and/or procedures for advising