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Jodie Bellomy
Academic Advisor
OU Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication

Jodie's Coaching Mindset: "I believe that coaching is a way in which we support students in their journey through the education process, allowing them to make mistakes and learn from them, encouraging choices, and learning responsibility."

Higher Education Background:

  • Bachelor's- Individual and Family Development, The University of Oklahoma.

Interests and Hobbies:

  • Singing in my church choir.
  • Watching OU Football!
  • Being outdoors.
  • Traveling.
  • Cross stitching.
  • Cooking.
  • Watching crime and ghost investigation shows.
  • Spending time with my family.

Top Life Defining Moments in Higher Education:

  • Stepping onto a major University after going to a small Christian private high school.
  • Being the first person on both sides of my family to get a college degree.
  • Finding a major that I really liked and found a passion for.

While in college, I experienced:

  • Balancing work and school.
  • Being undecided on a major.
  • Difficulty building and managing successful study systems.
  • Not having a sense of belonging.
  • Financial stress.
  • Being a first-generation college student.
  • Overcoming daily challenges through resiliency
  • Other- I was faced to cope with the accidental death of a close friend.