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Meet our Staff

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Kimberly Engber, Ph.D.

Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College Dean
Associate Professor, English


» Learn More About Dr. Engber


JPEG ImageStephanie Rogers - Honors Advisor and Undergraduate Research Grants Program Assistant

Stephanie has stepped into her new role serving as Honors Advisor in addition to her work as the Undergraduate Research Grants Program Assistant. She is available to meet with students about their honors classes and questions in addition to undergraduate research! She graduated from Wichita State with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Sciences and Disorders and will pursue her Doctorate of Audiology in Fall 2015. She can be reached at her original email at stephanie.fowler@wichita.edu.


  • Honors Advising & Recruitment
  • Event planning
  • Advise students on UG Grant application
  • Provide administrative support for UG Grants
  • Market grant and affiliated programs across campus
  • Work with the Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College Dean to develop and administer new programs to expand the UG Research initiative

JPEG ImageRachel Tuck - Senior Honors Undergraduate Fellow
Rachel is a WSU senior majoring in Forensic Science, Criminal Justice, and Biology. She is a member of WSU Rowing and SAC, has been active as an Emory Lindquist Scholar, and serves in leadership with WHEAT. After graduation, she plans to enroll in dental school to pursue Odontology, a forensic field specializing in bite marks. As the Senior Honors Undergraduate Fellow, she wants to make Honors more accessible to students of all majors. She can be reached at HonorsUGFellow@wichita.edu.


  • Communications - Honors email and social media (Facebook and Twitter)
  • Event planning oversight and mentorship
  • Liaison to WHEAT
  • Reception and office support

JPEG ImageBrae Bigge - Honors Undergraduate Fellow
Brae is now a junior at WSU. Although she started out as an English major, she really enjoys science and problem-solving, so she is working on her prerequisites for medical school. She enjoys reading, writing, singing, playing instruments, and spending time with friends and family. She is also an active member of WHEAT. Brae can be reached at HonorsUGFellow@wichita.edu.


  • Scholarship applications processing and collation
  • Honors new members applications
  • Recruitment event planning and marketing, a major part of our year
  • Community service and coordinating activities with WHEAT
  • Reception and office support

JPEG ImageBridget Carroll - Honors Undergraduate Fellow
Bridget Carroll is a Sophomore studying Vocal Music Education and whatever else she can find. She likes opera, dark chocolate, and Mario Kart. Bridget can be reached at HonorsUGFellow@wichita.edu.


  • Editor of the new Honors blog, The Innovator
  • Host of Honors Study Nights on Tuesdays
  • Liaison to PAL and LLC (Living Learning Community)
  • Honors library management
  • National Merit recruitment
  • Assistance with the Alumni Project
  • Undergraduate research support with Stephanie Rogers
  • Reception and office support

JPEG ImageTracia Banuelos - Honors Undergraduate Fellow
Tracia is a sophomore working on a double major in HR Management and Psychology, with a minor in Ethnic Studies. She enjoys creating studio art (pastels, graphite, and paint), reading, blogging, and running. She loves books and creative fiction writing, and says, "In my dream life, I am John Steinbeck." She can be reached at HonorsUGFellow@wichita.edu.


  • Recruitment and high school visits
  • Honors student orientation planning
  • Editor and founder of the Honors College Yearbook
  • Alumni relations and records
  • Peer mentoring
  • Office protocol and supplies
  • Reception and office support

Contact Us

Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College
Wichita State University
1845 Fairmount, Shocker Hall A1180
Box 102
Wichita, KS 67260

Phone: 316-978-3375

Email: honors@wichita.edu