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Academic Consultations

These meetings are designed to help you identify your strengths and weaknesses when it comes to academics. We have a wide range of strategies that may help you refine your note taking, time management, test preparation, and organization skills. Please come prepared with some class materials so that we can practice some strategies.

What is an Academic Consultation? Watch our video here.

Meet Our Consultants


Dr. Jeremy Roberts, Assistant Director, Academic Support Programs

About Jeremy: Jeremy Roberts is the Assistant Director for Academic Support Programs in the CSSFYE.  He oversees the daily operations of the at-risk programs; scheduling of presentations and workshops; marketing the ASP services to the University; and meets with parents and students to discuss EDHE 101, 202, and 303, academic coaching and consulting opportunities, and study skills/techniques.  Jeremy has taught for CSSFYE since the Fall of 2012 – teaching EDHE 101, 105, 202, 303, and 305 with multiple sections each semester.  He is originally from Terry, MS, but has called Oxford home since his freshman year in 2002. Jeremy has degrees in English and Hospitality Management from the University of Mississippi, a masters in Health and Sports Science from the University of Memphis, and an MBA from Delta State University.  He completed his Ed.D in Higher Education in 2023. He is also an event planner with 20 years of experience.  He is a Notary Public, Certified Web-Enhanced Instructor, Certified Hospitality Professional, and has been awarded Instructor of the Year Spring 2017 for his work in EDHE 101: Academic Skills for College.  Jeremy is passionate about marketing, all things event management, and learning each day from the students he interacts with here on campus.

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Stephanie Berry, Learning Specialist for Academic Support Programs

About Stephanie: Stephanie S. Berry is a Learning Specialist for Academic Support Programs and Instructor in the Center for Student Success. Stephanie works directly with a caseload of at-risk students one-on-one, helping students identify and develop strategies to improve their undergraduate academic experience. She has taught for CSSFYE since the Fall of 2017, teaching EDHE 105 and EDHE 305 with multiple sections each semester. She is originally from Oxford, Mississippi and has raised her own family of three children with her husband here since 2008. Stephanie has an undergraduate B.A. degree in Philosophy from the University of Virginia, a masters (M. Ed.) in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt University and a masters  (M.Sc.) in Educational Research Methodology from the University of Oxford in the United Kingdom. She has never met someone she hasn’t learned something from.

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Dr. Patrick Perry, Learning Specialist for Academic Support Programs

About Patrick: Patrick received his undergraduate degree in geography, his master’s degree, and Ed.D. in Higher and Adult Education from the University of Memphis. Patrick served as Director of the Luckyday Scholars Program between 2008 and 2022. He currently serves as an Instructional Assistant Professor of Higher Education teaching EDHE656, Student Services in Higher Education and EDHE661, The Community College. He enjoys working with students to identify resources on campus so they may reach their academic, career, and life goals. In his free time, he enjoys tennis, making walking sticks, camping, and spending time with his partner Jennifer and three cats, Sophie, Nick, and Nora.


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