First Year Experience Staff 

Ashley Becker

Ashley Becker

Advisor

I advise students with 29 or less credits in the following majors:

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Meteorology
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Oceanography
  • all majors within the College of Science


Contact Info

Email: beckera@fit.edu
Phone: (321) 674-8643

Education

B.S. Journalism- University of Florida
M.A. Higher Education Leadership- University of Central Florida

Fun Fact

My favorite place I have traveled is the University of Cambridge in England, where I studied abroad in my undergraduate degree.

Christopher Finn

Christopher Finn

Advisor

I advise students with 29 or less credits for all majors in the following colleges:

  • College of Business
  • College of Psychology & Liberal Arts (COPLA)
  • College of Aeronautics


Contact Info

Email: cfinn@fit.edu
Phone: (321) 674- 8641

Education

B.A. International Relations- Florida International University
M.B.A. Aviation- Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

Fun Fact

I studied on exchange in France & the Netherlands. 

Jessica Ha

Jessica Ha

Associate Director of Transfer and Transition Programs

I am the secondary advisor for transfer students with 30 or more credits. 

Contact Info

Email: jha@fit.edu
Phone: (321) 674-8640

Education

B.A. English- Rutgers University
M.A. Counseling- Montclair State University

Fun Fact

More often than not, I have hot sauce in my purse. 

 

Kimberly Adkins

Kimberly Adkins

Advisor

I advise students with 29 or less credits in the following majors:

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Aerospace Engineering


Contact Info

Email: kadkins@fit.edu
Phone: (321) 674-8644

 Education

B.S. Psychology-Purdue University
M.Ed. Curriculum Instruction-University of South Florida

Fun Fact

I love everything related to the weather and watching The Weather Channel.

 

Krishna Patel

Krishna Patel

Advisor/ Associate Director of New Student and Family Orientation

I advise students with 29 or less credits in the following majors:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Construction Management
  • General Engineering


Contact Info

Email: kpatel@fit.edu
Phone: (321) 674-8645

Education

B.S. Public Health, Minor in Leadership Studies – University of South Florida
M.A. Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education – Ball State University

Fun Fact

I was born in London, England.

 

Patricia Carter

Patricia Carter

Advisor

I advise students with 29 or less credits in the following majors:

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Software Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering


Contact Info

Email: carterp@fit.edu
Phone: (321) 674-8642

Education

B.A. Sociology, minor in Education Studies- University of California Los Angeles
M.S. School Guidance & Counseling- Nova Southeastern University

Fun Fact

I studied abroad at the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).

 

Ray Bonhomme

Executive Director

Contact Info: rbonhomm@fit.edu