First Year Experience

First Year Experience

First Year Experience Staff

 

Christopher Finn

Advisor

I advise students with 29 or less credits 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
Schedule a meeting with me here

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

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
Schedule a meeting with me here

Education
B.A. English- Rutgers University
M.A. Counseling- Montclair State University
Ph.D. Science Education- Florida Institute of Technology

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

 

 

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
Schedule a meeting with me here

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

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
Schedule a meeting with me here

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

Advisor

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

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Science
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Oceanography
  • Ocean Engineering
  • Software Engineering

Contact Info
Email: carterp@fit.edu
Phone: (321) 674-8642
Schedule a meeting with me here

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).

 

Shakira Guice

Advisor

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

  • Astrobiology
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Biomathematics
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Chemistry - all concentrations
  • General Biology
  • General Science
  • Genomics and Molecular Genetics
  • Interdisciplinary Science
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Conservation
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Meteorology
  • Physics
  • Planetary Science
  • Sustainability Studies

Contact Info
Email: sguice@fit.edu
Phone: (321) 674-8643
Schedule a meeting with me here

Education
B.S. Criminology and Criminal Justice- Florida State University
MET Educational Technology- Webster University

Fun Fact
I've seen every episode of The Golden Girls... twice!

 

Ray Bonhomme

Executive Director

Contact Info: rbonhomm@fit.edu