Meet the Staff
Andrea Miller, Director of Academic Advising
Andrea Miller advises undergraduate Undeclared and Non-Degree students.
Andrea Miller earned a Bachelor of Science in Human Resource Development and a Master of Arts in Counseling from Oakland University, in southeast Michigan. She has over a decade of academic advising experience and is dedicated to a career in higher education. In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors, volunteering for various non-profits, cooking, and traveling.
Joanne Briscoe, Academic Advisor
Joanne Briscoe advises undergraduate Sociology, Nursing, and Health Sciences students.
Joanne Briscoe discovered her passion for working with college students as a student ambassador for the admissions office at West Chester University, pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Studies. After some research, she realized this was the perfect career choice, and she was off to the College of New Rochelle, where she earned a Master of Science degree in School Counseling. Currently, Joanne is reading Becoming by Michelle Obama, and her favorite show is This is Us.
Alexandra Fee, Academic Advisor
Alexandra Fee advises undergraduate Biology, Biochemistry, Business, and Economics students.
Alexandra Fee earned her Bachelor of Art in Politics from the Catholic University of America and her Master of Art in Political Science from Boston College, and has been serving the students at Marymount University in various roles since 2016. Alexandra enjoys running, visiting American historical sites, and adding to her ever expanding board game collection.
Deryka Nairne, Academic Advisor
Deryka Nairne advises undergraduate Criminal Justice, Information Technology, and Cybersecurity students.
Deryka Nairne earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology at Hood College in Frederick, MD and her M.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs at the University of Vermont. Through these places and experiences, she discovered her passion for helping students navigate their collegiate journey. She strongly believes in the importance of articulating and telling one's story. In her free time, she enjoys leading small bible studies, reading a good book, and photography.
Linda Walton, Academic Advisor
Linda Walton advises undergraduate Mathematics and Education students, as well as advising all undergraduate students in the School of Design, Arts, and Humanities.
Linda Walton holds a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from James Madison University. She obtained her Master of Arts in Higher Education Administration with a concentration in Student Affairs and General Administration at George Washington University. Linda has worked in higher education for over five years, specifically in college mental health. In her free time, Linda can be found practicing yoga, reading, or playing flute with her community concert band.