Your academic advisor can assist you with degree planning that will help you achieve your educational goals, offer practical advice on registration and class schedules, as well as, provide you with information and resources about university policies and procedures. Your current academic advisor's contact information is located in your MyRegent Portal on the Student page. You can locate additional information about your advior on this web page. Contact the Office of Academic Advising at any time for general information and assistance.
Office of Academic Advising
757-352-4385 or 800-722-3680 firstname.lastname@example.org
Office Location: Classroom Building (CRB) 122
Office Hours: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday
8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday
Closed for chapel on Wednesday from 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.
Please contact Bernie if Your MyRegent Portal Identifies Bernie as your Advisor
Bernie Bannin received his B.S. degree from Creighton University in Computer Science and a M.A, (72 hour pre-doctoral) degree in Biblical Interpretation from Regent University. He is currently enrolled in Regent's School of Education higher education doctoral program. Bernie understands the importance of setting educational goals and working with an educational plan. He believes that the Spirit of Truth guides us into all knowledge and understanding but that God also places strategic people in our lives to assist us in the process. Bernie counts it a privilege to assist students at Regent University and hopes to be one of those pivotal people in students' lives.
Please contact Stacy if Your MyRegent Portal Identifes Stacy as your Advisor
Stacy earned her B.A. in History and M.S.Ed. in Higher Education, Leadership & Administration, from Old Dominion University. She is a native of Norfolk, Virginia. In her leisure, Stacy, enjoys spending time with family, volunteering, and writing poetry. 2 Timothy 2: 15 (KJV) "Study to shew thyself approved unto God, a workman that needeth not to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth."
Paulette Cece earned a M.A. in Human Services Counseling and M.Ed. from Regent University, a Bachelor of Religious Education in Pastoral Studies from William Tyndale College, and a B.S. in Education from Central Michigan University where she also received the 30-Hour Continuing Endorsement in Education. She is certified as a Global Career Development Facilitator, Distance Learning Facilitator, Life Coach, and as a Biblical Christian Counselor Paulette will assist students with identifying their academic goals, work through obstacles that may occur, and celebrate their accomplishments. Jeremiah 29:11
Debra Cotton earned her A.S. in Applied Business from the University of Akron and is currently completing the requirements for a B.S. in Business at Regent University. She enjoys assisting students with integrating with the Regent family and with helping them identify the plans the Lord has for each and every one. Jeremiah 29:11, "For I know the plans that I have for you,' declares the LORD, 'plans for welfare and not for calamity to give you a future and a hope."
Amy DeLay is originally from Pensacola, FL. She received her B.S. in Language Arts from Samford University and a M.Ed. In Higher Education & Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina. Her background of experience working at the University of Notre Dame and Emory University in areas of Admission, Financial Aid, Campus Visits, and Leadership Programs has developed her passion for overseeing student success in higher education. She is thankful God has called her to Regent University to provide academic advising.
Leon Dunning earned an M.A. in Practical Theology from Regent University and a B.S. in Business Administration, with a double major in Management and Marketing from Appalachian State University. Leon has practical experience within both the local church in pastoral roles as well as public- and private-sector business experience. Leon is excited to serve and coach students in achieving academic success and assist individuals in their calling. He resides with his wife Miranda and son, Maxwell, in Virginia Beach.
Crystal Gillison received her masters degree in Human Resource Management from Troy University. Crystal believes education is very important and enjoys assisting students reach their academic and professional goals. Romans 8:28: "And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are called according to his purpose."
Ann earned a M.Ed. in Student Personnel in Higher Education from University of Florida and a B.A. in Communication Studies from The University of Iowa. She enjoys running and has been involved in many volunteer and ministry endeavors. She brings a wealth of experience to advising.
April Olson earned her B.S. in Exercise Science from Valdosta State University. In 2006, after six years as a fitness professional, she felt called to cross-cultural ministry and enrolled in Regent University School of Divinity where she earned a Master of Arts in Missiology. As an academic advisor, she looks forward to serving students and connecting them to people and resources that will promote academic success and community. Moreover, she endeavors to assist students with academic planning and to encourage each one to complete their academic journey. Philippians 1:6 "For I am confident of this very thing, that He who began a good work in you will perfect it until the day of Christ Jesus."
Reneldo Randall received his B.S. degree from The University of Virginia's College at Wise with a major in Computer Information Systems and his Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with a concentration in Human Resource Management from Strayer University. Reneldo enjoys working with individuals to help them achieve their personal and professional goals. He recalls how influential the staff at his undergraduate institution was in his life, and he hopes to have the same influence. Reneldo knows where his strength comes from and is careful to give God all the glory. He is certain that working in higher education is his mission and thanks God for sending him to Regent.
Maria earned a B.A. in English in 2009 and a M.Ed. in Student Affairs in 2013—both from Regent University. After working in undergraduate admissions for three and a half years, Maria felt called to academic advising and she feels blessed to help students accomplish their academic endeavors.
Lamont Sellers earned a B.A. from Shaw University in Secondary Mathematics Education and a M.A. from the University of Denver in Higher Education Administration with an emphasis in Student Development. He has been a high school math teacher, multicultural student success coordinator, multicultural affairs administrator, national presenter, and advisor. Lamont continues his quest to fulfill the call of God on his life through education and teaching, professionally and personally. "Every day that I have is a gift that I dare not take for granted. I must do as Jesus and work while it is day, so I'm looking for 'teachable' moments. Not just to pour into someone else but also to receive."
George Taylor is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Renewal Studies with an emphasis in the History of Global Christianity at Regent University. He has earned a Master's degree in Theological Studies and a Master's of Divinity degree, as well as, a Bachelor's degree in Biological Sciences. George's work experience in higher education has been in Admissions, Student Development, Marketing, Residential Life, and Advising. George is passionate about Christian higher education and sees it as an invaluable asset to the development of a person. George is married to Paula and they have a son named Benjamin. Romans 12:1-1
Jacob Tousignaut graduated in 2010 from Regent University with a B.S. in Global Business. Currently, he is completing the requirements for a M.Ed. in TESOL at Regent University-School of Education. He brings to academic advising valuable experience that he gained from working in the Regent bookstore and Regent business office. He loves spending time with his wife and two boys, and he enjoys playing the guitar.
Alex Walker was born and raised in Kellyton, Alabama. He earned his B.S.B.A. in Human Resource Management from Auburn University Montgomery. In 2008, after working with youth for three years, he felt called to ministry and enrolled in Regent University's School of Divinity. As an academic advisor he is excited about helping students connect with resources that promote academic and spiritual growth.