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Please refer to the following information to contact our staff with any questions you have.

Kris Bliss
Kristina Bliss

‪AVP of Student Success
phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2338
email: kmbliss@indianatech.edu
office: Snyder Academic Center, Lower Level

Dr. Bliss has nearly 30 years of experience in higher education and is a student focused educator. Her Educational Doctorate is in Higher Education – Educational Leadership from Northern Arizona University, her Masters in Education is in Human Relations from Northern Arizona University, and her Bachelor of Arts is in Family Resources and Human Development from Arizona State University. She is from South Bend, IN, but has lived in AZ, MA, and RI. In her spare time she likes to spend time with her daughter, bake, read, and row crew.

Angela Williams
Angela Williams

Assistant Director of Accessibility Services
phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2111
email: amwilliams@indianatech.edu
office: Snyder Academic Center, Lower Level

I started my career here at Indiana Tech in 2014. I have a Bachelor’s Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing and a Master’s in Management from Indiana Tech. I love working with students and helping them learn how to break down barriers and find tools to help them achieve their goals in education and life. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and son, crafting and being outdoors.

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Corinne Ambler
Corinne Ambler

Student Success Advisor -Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences and Undeclared/Exploratory
phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 3437
email: cmambler@indianatech.edu
office: Snyder Academic Center, Lower Level

I’ve been at Indiana Tech since March of 2020. I originally started in the Registrar’s Office before making the jump to the Office of Student Success as a Student Success Advisor for the Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences in November of 2021.  I have an associate degree in criminal justice from Ivy Tech and a bachelor’s degree in public affairs from Indiana University. I enjoy meeting with students and helping them achieve their goals and supporting them along the way. In my free time, you can find me hiking with my three dogs or enjoying a trail ride with my horse, Blaze. I look forward to meeting with you!

I am the Student Success Advisor for the Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences.

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Paige Anderson
Paige Anderson

Student Success Advisor – College of Business Online
phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 3457
email: pmanderson@indianatech.edu
office: Snyder Academic Center, Lower Level

My journey with Indiana Tech began in 2009 when I first enrolled as a CPS Student. I was a single parent working full time with two children.  I am a strong believer that anything is possible, and that it is never too late to achieve your goals. My role as an Online Student Success Advisor is to help students succeed in their courses. I am here to encourage, motivate and work with students to develop a strategy for their academic success. In my spare time I enjoy traveling and experiencing new adventures.

I am a Student Success Advisor for the College of Business for online students and I am the point of contact for:

  • Business Administration – Management A.S.
  • Business Administration – Management B.S.

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Jenita Hurst
Jenita Hurst

Student Success Advisor – College of Art and Sciences Online
phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 2468
email: jmhurst@indianatech.edu
office: Snyder Academic Center, Lower Level

My name is Jenita Hurst and I am originally from Indiana. I have a background in teaching high school juniors and seniors. I have always had a desire to work in higher education. My role as an online adviser is to connect with any student I meet by starting where they are. I am a big advocate on self-awareness and self-care. My advising truths I aspire to live by are being honest and genuine. I would not ever tell a student something I would not do myself. I strive to live a balanced life and I encourage my students too, also. I look forward to connecting with you.

I am a Student Success Advisor for the College of Arts and Sciences for our online student population. I work with the following online programs:

  • Health Information Management – A.S. and B.S.
  • Medical Coding Certificate
  • Communications – Graphic Design, Journalism and Broadcasting, and Sports Media concentrations – B.A.
  • Diversity Studies Certificate
  • General Studies – A.A. and B.A.
  • Gerontology Certificate
  • Graphic Design Certificate
  • Psychology – B.S.
  • Sports Media Certificate

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Angela Stephens
Angela Stephens

Student Success Advisor – Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences Online
phone: 574.318.0516
email: ASStephens@indianatech.edu
office: Remote

I started with Indiana Tech in 2019 as a part time Resource Specialist at the Mishawaka location and then moved to a full-time role as an Enrollment Assistant/Counselor in 2021. I joined the Office of Student Success as an Online Student Success Advisor in July 2023. I graduated with a Bachelor’s in English Literature from Bloomsburg University in Pennsylvania and worked for many years at a community college in PA before moving to Indiana. My experience in many different areas of higher education helps me understand all the factors that go into being a successful student. I love working with Indiana Tech students and feel so excited when I see them reach their goals – whatever they may be! In my free time I love to visit thrift stores, listen to Taylor Swift, and spend time with my husband and two cats.

I am the Student Success Advisor for the Talwar College of Engineering and Computer Sciences – online and support students in all degrees/programs.

Betty Cruz
Betty Cruz

Student Success Advisor – College of Arts and Science Online
phone: 260.267.6951
email: BXCruz@indianatech.edu
office: Lafayette

I’ve been at Indiana Tech Since June of 2018. I have received my Associates of Science in Child Development from Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. I do plan to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. I am originally from Georgia but Indiana has been the right move for me! I enjoy working with students and being able to help lead them in the right direction to be able to achieve their educational goals.  I remember being a college student and having that one person who supported, encouraged and never left me with any doubts or concerns and that is who I aspire to be to you! That one person who you can count on for encouragement, support, and guidance during your journey with Indiana Tech. I am here to make it a great experience!

In my free time I love to cook, play volleyball and spend time with my husband, my three children and my amazing dog son Peanut.

I am a Student Success Advisor for the College of Arts and Sciences for our online student population. I work with the following online programs:

  • Criminal Justice – Rehabilitation Services Concentration B.S.
  • Emergency Response Management B.S.
  • Addictions Counseling Minor
  • Addictions Counseling B.S.
  • Case Management Certificate
  • Child Development B.S.
  • Criminal Justice Minor
  • Criminal Justice A.S. and B.S.
  • Criminalistics A.S.
  • English Minor
  • Forensic Science Certificate
  • Human Services B.S.
  • Humanities Minor
  • Legal Studies Certificate
  • Policing and Corrections Certificate

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Dana Gustafson

Student Success Advisor – College of Business Online
phone: 260.267.6818
email: dlgustafson@indianatech.edu
office: Remote

I began my journey at Indiana Tech in 2021. I have a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Education from the University of Southern Indiana and a Master’s of Science degree in Education from Indiana University. I am a proud first-generation college graduate. I enjoy working with students and supporting them in achieving their academic goals. In my free time I enjoy Pilates, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

I am a Student Success Advisor for the College of Business for our online student population. I work with the following online programs:

  • Business Administration – Business Communication B.S.
  • Business Communication Certificate
  • Business Administration – Construction Management B.S.
  • Construction Management Certificate
  • Business Administration – Entrepreneurial Studies B.S.
  • Entrepreneurial Studies Certificate
  • Business Administration – Financial Services B.S.
  • Financial Services Certificate
  • Advanced Financial Services Certificate
  • Business Administration – Human Resources B.S.
  • Human Resource Management Certificate
  • Business Administration Insurance Technology B.S.
  • Business Administration Management Info Systems B.S.
  • Business Administration Production Management A.S.
  • Production Management Certificate
  • Marketing B.S.
  • Marketing Certificate
  • Sport Management B.S.
  • Sport Management Certificate

Schedule a meeting with Dana