Get Academic Advisement

Join an advisement session

Must complete Step 6 to join an advisement session.  Once step 6 is complete, you will receive an email with your placement and a link to attend your Advising Wednesday session with the appropriate Maroon Tiger Advisor.

  • Business Administration and Economics – Mrs. Karen Carlos
  • Education, Kinesiology – Dr. Natasha Crosby
  • Mathematics, Computer Science, Software Engineering, Physics/Dual Degree Engineering Biology, Chemistry, and Psychology – Mr. Ibrahiim El-Amin
  • African Studies, Arts, Drama/Dance, Communication Studies, CTEMS, English, French/Spanish, Chinese, History, Philosophy, Religion, Political Science/Urban Studies, Sociology and undeclared – Ms. Ashlee Hill
If you have any questions or concerns regarding advisement, please feel free to email

Meet the Admissions Team

We’re here to help you take your student’s educational dreams and turn them into reality.  

Paula Resley

Position: Vice President of Admissions
Categories: Admissions, Staff
Contact Paula:

Chief Brand Officer and Vice President of Strategic Communications, Marketing, and Admissions

Descatur “Des” Potier

Descatur “Des” Potier

Position: Executive Director of Admissions
Phone: 470-639-0486
Categories: Admissions, Staff
Contact Des:

Areas of Focus: Pre-collegiate Programs, Transfer Articulation Agreements, Online Admissions, College Access Initiatives, International Student Outreach

Out of State: Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming


Michael Gumm

Michael Gumm

Position: Director of Admissions and Recruitment
Phone: 470-637-1379
Categories: Admissions, Staff
Contact Michael:

Areas of Focus: Private School, International Student Process, Morehouse College Admissions – Alumni Volunteer Program and Morehouse College – School Counselor Program

Out of State: Illinois, Rhode Island, Maine, Delaware, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Vermont

Georgia Territories: Rockdale & NE Georgia/Gwinnett County

Other Areas: Private Schools


Antonio McFarland

Antonio McFarland

Position: Associate Director of Admissions for Operations, Processing, and Special Projects
Phone: 470-639-0408
Categories: Admissions, Staff
Contact Antonio:

Areas of Focus: Application Review/Processing, Operations, & Special Projects

Out of State: Alabama, Florida, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina (Home State), Tennessee, Virginia, and Washington, DC.

Georgia: Dekalb, Cherokee, and Douglas Counties