Micah N. Stoudemire
- Position: Admissions Counselor/Recruiter
- Division: Academic Affairs
- (478) 825-1016, Fax (478) 825-6249
Prospective Student Application Coordination: Students whose last names end in H, I, J, K, L, M, or N.
Micah N. Stoudemire is an admissions counselor and recruiter at Fort Valley State University. She processes applications for prospective students whose last names end in H, I, J, K, L, M, or N.
“For many students, college is just a DREAM! My purpose is to make their DREAM a REALITY! I am Bold! I am Prepared! I’m Amazing! I’m a Wildcat! My #1 priority is making the students prepared to become a part of The Wildcat Family.”
Highly motivated professional with a well-developed understanding of contemporary social work theories. Comfortable in interacting with all levels of the organization and public. Able to negotiate and problem solve quickly, accurately, and efficiently. Adept at multitasking to achieve individual and team goals. Diverse background includes advising, counseling, and crisis management.
COLLEGE NOW, GREATER CLEVELAND
College Advisor, ImpACT the 216
- Responsible for educating at-risk high school students in Cleveland Metropolitan School District about college including the admissions process, trends, procedures and testing.
- Led workshops focused informational presentations for juniors and seniors that help students define and develop realistic educational career plans.
- Maintained up-to-date portfolio on students which keeps track of summary record of performance, admission decisions, and transcripts. Acted as single point-of-contact for college events, deadlines, and financial aid information.
- Maintained and disseminated information for standardized tests such as SAT, ACT, and TOEFL.
- Enhanced math and reading proficiency, improve ACT scores and increase students college and career readiness.
CRISIS TEXT LINE
- Provided empathetic, non-judgmental, support to callers to prevent crisis such as suicide or bodily harm to someone else.
- Provided supportive counseling to help callers with extremely stressful and overwhelming situations such as homelessness, grief, depression, illness, and other physiological stress and disorders.
- Referred callers to outside organizations such as mental health clinics, hospitals, government agencies.
FIRST STEP LEARNING CENTER
- Engaged and motivated children to learn by planning developmentally appropriate activities in accordance curriculum objectives and program goals and philosophy.
- Remained in constant communication with parents and updated them on progress and needs of their children; suggested ways for parents to promote learning and development.
- Observed and evaluated children’s performance, behavior, social development and physical health. Identified behavioral problems and determined the right course of action.
- Attended teacher training workshops, conferences, and meetings in order to improve and maintain professional competence.
BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF FORT VALLEY
- Responsible for planning, organizing and implementing academic and enrichment classes for elementary-aged students.
- Coordinated lesson plans to maintain the scope and sequence between the enrichment programs, district and state standards.
- Facilitated instruction of a varied curriculum during the day and supported afterschool program.
- Aided in the implementation of identified strategies for high risk members by providing assessment, intervention strategies and referral information to students and/or parents.
Education and Professional Development
FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Master’s Candidate, Mental Health Counseling
Expected Graduation: May 2018
August 2015 – July 2016
Ohio College Guide
FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW)