Every new learner at Southwestern College Professional Studies will experience guidance and assistance from our team of admissions counselors. Our counselors are here to help you as you get started attending online classes with us.
You can expect your admissions counselor to:
- Assist you with the application process
- Provide you with an unofficial transcript evaluation
- Help you identify the best major to match your career goals
- Register you in your first session
- Assist you through your first week of class(es)
- Help re-admit learners who have been out of classes more than a year
Toll-Free Phone: 888.684.5335 ext 3373
Sam Clark earned his B.S. in Sports Management from the University of Kansas and his M.A. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Missouri – Kansas City. Before joining the SC team, Sam worked as a graduate success coach at Park University. In his free time, Sam enjoys traveling and spending time with family.
Toll-Free Phone: 888.684.5335 ext 3381
Sadie earned her B.S. in Communication with a minor in Marketing from Emporia State University in December 2019. She also has concentrations in Leadership Communication, Organizational Communication, and Relational Communication. When free, Sadie enjoys spending time with family and making Pinterest projects.
Assistant Director of Admissions and Student Services
Toll-Free Phone: 888.684.5335 ext 3371
Derek earned his B.A. in Management from Wichita State University in 2012. Derek managed a movie theater before beginning a career in higher education in 2014. In 2015, he began working as an admissions counselor at Professional Studies focusing on assisting Air Force learners around the world meet their educational goals. Derek was promoted to assistant director of admissions and student services in 2018. When he’s away from work, he enjoys working on home renovation projects.
Toll-Free Phone: 888.684.5335 ext 3374
Brett earned his B.A. in Business Administration and a minor in Sports Management from Bethel College. Previous to joining the admissions team, Brett was dealing with International Steel Logistics. When not found in the admissions office you can find Brett playing professional arena football in the Champions Indoor Football League.
Fort Riley Site Coordinator
Toll-Free Phone: 888.684.5335 ext 3307
Ashley Ortega earned her B.S. in Sociology and Environmental Studies from Iowa State University of Science and Technology. Before Joining the SC team, Ashley was the military liaison-school certifying official and admissions counselor at Cloud County Community College’s Geary County Campus. Ashley enjoys all things outdoors, especially backpacking. She also loves spending time with family and coaching CrossFit classes in the evenings.