Success Coaches

Barrie Scheivert

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Everyone has different goals and varying views of success. I get excited about helping students to be the best versions of themselves and helping them to create their college experience in a way that is meaningful to them.

Favorite Food:

Hiking, walking my dog, working out, reading

Favorite Place:
The beach


B.A. Education, Lebanon Valley College
M.Ed. Higher Education, Temple University

Career Highlight

Returning to higher education after an 18-year hiatus

Joshua Braaten

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As a first-generation college student and a native of Northern Virginia, I personally understand the incredible benefits of Student Success Coaching. I feel a sense of accomplishment when students achieve their ultimate goals, both academically and more generally in life.

Favorite Sports Teams:
Washington Commanders and Baltimore Orioles

Favorite Vacation Spot:
Outer Banks, North Carolina

Favorite Book:


B.S. Sports Management, West Virginia University

Career Highlight

Serving as an Academic Advisor and Team Manager for the School of Business advising team at American Public University System for almost a decade

Flannery Wickham

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Life is a lot easier and a lot less intimidating if we know we have someone in our corner supporting us and cheering us on. Coaching does just that for students! I enjoy lightening the load for students and walking alongside them as they create their own idea of success.

Favorite Artist:
Taylor Swift, of course!

Favorite Animal:
Cat! I have one named Tullamore (Tully)

Favorite Activity:
Watching sports. Mainly my FSU Seminoles and GMU Patriots!


B.A. Political Science, Florida State University
M.Ed. Higher Education and Student Development, George Mason University, in progress

Career Highlight

Serving as a College Life Coach at her alma mater