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University Advising Center

4301 Broadway, CPO 286 | Administration Building Room 105 | 210.805.5814

Your Advising Center Staff

Sonia L. Jasso, Director of Academic Advising & Directions and Connections Center

Sonia Jasso oversees the Directions & Connections Center and the University Advising Center. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Texas Tech University and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Sonia can be reached by email at: sjasso@uiwtx.edu or by phone 210-805-5814. Her office is located in the Administration Building, room 114.

Kedra Grant-Brinkley, Academic Counselor/Area Coordinator

Kedra Grant-Brinkley, Academic Counselor, is a first-generation college student and is an alumna of UIW, completing her Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing in December 2008. She is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in Adult Education at UIW. Kedra is the Area Coordinator for the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences and the Dreeben School of Education.

Kedra can be reached by email at: kegrant@uiwtx.edu or by phone at 210-805-5814. Her office is located in the Administration Building, room 105

Sara Ann Leal, Academic Counselor/Area Coordinator

Sara Ann Leal, Academic Counselor, is a first-generation college student and alumna of Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio, Texas, where she received her Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing. She will finish her Masters of Education in Adult Education from UIW in May 2014. Sara is the Area Coordinator for the HEB School of Business and Administration and the School of Nursing and Health Professions and is part of the teaching team for Emerging Leaders.

Sara can be reached by email at: saleal@uiwtx.edu or by phone 210-829-3926. Her office is located in the Administration Building, room 105.

Dora Garner, Academic Counselor/Area Coordinator

Dora Garner, Academic Counselor, is an alumna of UIW, completing her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology of Organizations and Development in 2005. Dora is the Area Coordinator for the School of Media and Design and the School of Math, Science and Engineering.  

Dora can be reached by email at: dgarzatr@uiwtx.edu or by phone 210-805-5831. Her office is located in the Administration Building, room 105.

Ashleigh Smith, Athletics Academic Advisor

Ashleigh Smith, Athletics Academic Advisor, is a former student-athlete and alumna of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff where she received her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics. She received her Master of Education degree in Higher Education from Iowa State University. Ashleigh serves as the advisor for those student-athletes participating in football, women’s soccer, tennis, cross country, track and field, and men’s basketball.

Ashleigh can be reached by email at: ansmith2@uiwtx.edu or by phone 210-283-6337. Her office is located in the Administration Building, room 111.

Haley Ayres, Athletics Academic Advisor

Haley Ayres serves as an Athletic Academic Advisor in the Student Success Department. Haley received her Bachelor of Arts in English from Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas and her Masters of Education in Workforce Development Education from the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Haley is the advisor for student athletes participating in baseball, swimming & diving, golf, women’s basketball, softball, volleyball, and men’s soccer.

Haley can be reached by email at: ayres@uiwtx.edu or by phone 210-283-6338. Her office is located in the Administration Building, room 113.

Janie Rios, Administrative Secretary

Janie Rios is the newest addition to the University Advising Center, serving as the administrative secretary.

 


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