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Melanie Barts

Academic Advisor II

Biography

Advises undergraduate students pursuing Kinesiology, Audiology and Speech Pathology (AUSP), Sport Management, Therapeutic Recreation, Child and Family Studies, Nutrition, Retail and Consumer Sciences, and Hospitality and Tourism Management. 

Hometown:

  • Wixom, Michigan

Personal Interests:

  • I like running, watching true crime documentaries on Netflix, and hanging out with my cat. I also enjoy spending time with friends and I am always down for team trivia or some friendly competition in a round of Mario Kart. My favorite season is fall because of college football (Go Green! Go Vols!) and I love to make and eat all kinds of tailgate treats.

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Communication with a specialization in Public Relations from Michigan State University
  • Master of Education in Higher Education, College Student Affairs Leadership from Grand Valley State University

Favorite Quote:

  • "Sometimes, you gotta work a little so you can ball a lot." - Tom Haverford, Parks and Recreation

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