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Michele Nabonne

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Michele Nabonne
Director
OU Academic Advising Resource Center

Michele's Coaching Mindset: "I believe that coaching is a process of accountability for becoming the best version of yourself through a trusting relationship between a coach and a student."

Higher Education Background:

  • Bachelor's- Zoology, The University of Oklahoma.
  • Bachelor's- Psychology, The University of Oklahoma.
  • Master's- Administrative Leadership, The University of Oklahoma.

Interests and Hobbies:

  • Volunteer work.
  • Logic puzzles.
  • Stretching.
  • Traveling.
  • Watching movies.
  • Baking.

Top Life Defining Moments in Higher Education:

  • Becoming an OU Resident Advisor and realizing my passion for working with college students.
  • When my love of learning was appreciated and rewarded.
  • My clarity to discern that Genetic Counseling was not the best fit for me career-wise even though my Biology and Psychology classes prepared me for it.

While in college, I experienced:

  • Balancing work and school.
  • Being undecided on a major.
  • Not having a sense of belonging.
  • Financial stress.
  • Being a first-generation college student.
  • Homesickness.
  • Overcoming daily challenges through resiliency.