Sherena serves as the Director of Advising for the College of Applied Studies.  She also advises prospective and current students who are interested in teaching careers. She participates in student outreach, recruitment and retention efforts.  Sherena enjoys interacting with students, faculty and staff.   She is passionate about helping students achieve their academic and career goals.

Contact Sherena for information or questions concerning:

For current students,  click here for an appointment or call (316) 978-3300, option 2.


Academic Interests and Expertise
  • Academic Advising and Coaching
  • Website Manager/Editor for CAS Advising (CASA)
  • Degree Application Process
  • Graduation Coordinator
  • Transfer Evaluations
Professional Experience

Higher Education – 24+ years in retention and recruitment efforts, academic advising, and student support in the College of Applied Studies at Wichita State University (1999-present).

Awards and Honors

Outstanding Staff Award - College of Education 2006-2007

Areas of Service
  • Professional Education Exceptions Committee
  • College of Applied Studies Search Committee
  • College of Applied Studies Exceptions Committee
  • Dean’s Leadership Team
  • Professional Education Team
  • Academic Advisory Consortium
  • Kansas Academic Advising Network
Additional Information

Gallup Strengths

Consistency, Responsibility, Harmony, Developer, Empathy