First Year Center Staff

First Year Center Staff

Nathan Smith
First Year Center Director

Fun fact: Nathan taught English for a summer in the Czech Republic and has a passion for helping other students study abroad.

Annie Denton
First Year Coach

Fun Fact: Annie loves to knit and enjoys helping students get involved in their community.

DeShay Cooper
First Year Coach
859) 246-6950

Fun fact: DeShay played the violin for eight years and enjoys reading.

Marcy Dickson
Faculty Studio Director

Fun fact: Marcy LOVES Flaming Hot Cheetos.

JeanEllen Melton
Data Analyst

Fun fact: JeanEllen is known as MacGyver Martha- give her a box of tissues and a paper clip, and she'll create a Pinterest-worthy party decoration.