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Get the support you need from your student advisor when it's convenient for you!

Call ACHS Student Services at (800) 487-8839, email [email protected], or schedule a time to chat about your progress in class, upcoming registrations, how to apply for graduation – anything you need to be successful in your studies and beyond!

Student Services Team Member assignments

Heather Baley

Senior Student Advisor

Heather joined the American College in late 2001. She has a background in the hospitality industry, social services, and accounting. Heather graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Sociology and attended graduate school at Central Michigan University.

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Joel Strimling

Joel Strimling

Senior Student Advisor

Joel joined ACHS in 2005 and brings with him a diverse background of Marketing, Management, and Customer Service as well as a technical background. Joel draws upon all of his experiences in assisting others using his varied path to develop his understanding of diversity.

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Tanja Kaneshiro

Student Success Coach

Tanja earned a BS in Biology from Lewis & Clark College. She then followed in her parents’ artistic footsteps and earned a BA in Graphic Design from PSU. With a mix of left and right brain talents, she offers help to our outstanding students and ACHS Founding President.

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Jenn Pizzuto

Student Success Coach

Jenn joined ACHS in July 2021, bringing with her an extensive career in higher education. Having spent nearly two decades at the College of Staten Island – City University of New York, most recently as a Program Coordinator for CUNY Start and Math Start programs.

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Jill Trujillo

Student Success Coach

Jill considers it a privilege to spend her professional career supporting students to meet their personal, academic, and career goals through student success coaching. She spent over 8 years working on the Texas State University campus and built a reputation for providing effective and engaging college success coaching.

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Melissa Trujillo

Student Success Coach

Melissa is an enthusiastic supporter of higher education and has over ten years of experience in various student support roles. She considers herself a lifelong learner and holds a Master of Art in Religion and a Master of Science in Management.

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