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Emily Arias

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Emily Arias
Academic Advisor
OU College of Professional and Continuing Education

Emily's Coaching Mindset: "I believe that coaching is assisting our students in developing a growth mindset. We provide a safe space where they can explore their paths and take steps to see themselves more clearly."

Higher Education Background:

  • Bachelor's- Administrative Leadership, The University of Oklahoma
  • Master's- Human Relations, The University of Oklahoma

Interests and Hobbies:

  • Reading
  • Knitting
  • Family Time
  • Traveling

Top Life Defining Moments in Higher Education:

  • Non-traditional student who completed my education in my 30's.
  • Realizing that I love to inspire students to reach their goal of degree completion.

While in college, I experienced:

  • Balancing work and school.
  • Being undecided on a major.
  • Not having a sense of belonging.
  • .Academic motivation challenges.
  • Overcoming daily challenges through resiliency.