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E-Mail: online@wichita.edu

Telephone: (316) 978-7757

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Online Academic Advising Team

Jacquelyn Johnston

Online Student Academic Advisor / Enrollment Specialist

I can help you with: Online Degree Completion, Criminal Justice Online, General Education Online, Associates Degree Online


T: (316) 978-6305

Skype: jacjohnston.wsu

Blackboard IM: Jacquelyn.pedigo

Wichita State Online Academic Advisor Jacquelyn Johnston

Brandon McNeal

Online Student Academic Advisor / Enrollment Specialist

I can help you with: Bachelor of Business Administration Online Programs


T: (316) 978-7662


Wichita State Online Academic Advisor Brandon McNeal

John Sandlin

Online Student Academic Advisor / Enrollment Specialist
College of Health Professions

I can help you with: RN to BSN Online, Dental Hygiene Online, Aging Studies Online, MSN to DNP Online.


T: (316) 978-7332

Wichita State Online Academic Advisor John Sandlin

Danielle Hollas

Online Student Academic Advisor / Enrollment Specialist
College of Education

I can help you with: Early Childhood Unified/Elementary Education (Teacher Apprentice Program - Para Educators)


T: (316) 978-6653


Online Student Retention Specialist


Amber Anderson

Online Student Retention Specialist

I can help you with: Academic Success in Online Programs, New Online Student Orientation, Online Tutoring and more.


T: (316) 978-3399

Skype: AmberAnnAndersonEdD

Wichita State Online Student Retention Specialist Amber Anderson

Wichita State Online Administration


Mark D. Porcaro

Executive Director of Online Learning and OneStop Student Services

I can help you with: Online Courses and Programs support and development, Online Faculty resources and support, Office of Online Learning governance.


T: (316) 978-7787

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Wichita State Online Executive Director Mark Porcaro

Veronica Schmitz

Program Manager, Quality Matters Coordinator

I can help you with: State Authorization, Quality Matters (training, course reviews, support), Business Administration, Marketing and Enrollment Management


T: (316) 978-7770

Wichita State Online Office and Project Manager Veronica Schmitz

Wichita State Online's offices are in the Media Resources Center on the main campus of Wichita State University.

Wichita State Online
Media Resources Center Room 152
Campus Box 057
Wichita, Kansas 67260

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Staff Bios:

Dr. Mark D. Porcaro, Executive Director

T: (316) 978-7787

JPEG ImageDr. Mark D. Porcaro leads the office of Online Learning at Wichita State University. Mark has been working in online learning since 2000, having assisted various academic departments and libraries at Brigham Young University (UT), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Muskegon Community College (MI), and most recently, the University of Dayton (OH). He also oversees the OneStop for student services.

Mark received a B.Mus from Brigham Young University (1997), a M.A (2003) and Ph.D. in Musicology (2006) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is a certified Quality Matters Peer Reviewer, has an Online Teaching Certification from the Educational Teleconsortium of Michigan, and has had additional training in instructional design from Florida State College Jacksonville. He has taught at BYU, UNC, Muskegon Community College, the University of Dayton, and Wichita State University.

Mark's academic research interests include: music in the United States, music in mass-media (recording, radio broadcasting and music in film), 20th- and 21st-century music, especially Luciano Berio and Elliott Carter, and lute and guitar music and history. He is an active classical guitarist and lutenist, accompanying and playing recitals with members of the Wichita community. He has published music history and theory articles for American Music, Notes, ABC-CLIO, Ashgate Press, Salem Press, and Grove Music Online published by Oxford University Press.

He regularly teaches a hybrid class, "Arts in Wichita," (HNRS 304E) in the Honors College at WSU. He also teaches occassionally online courses in film and music.

Veronica Schmitz, Program Manager-Wichita State Online

Veronica understands what it's like to be an online student – because she’s a graduate student working toward a MPA degree from Wichita State Online. Veronica oversees enrollment marketing and recruitment, state authorization, Quality Matters, and business operations as her contribution to the Wichita State Online team. She’s also a mom, a soccer hooligan, and Bobby Flay’s biggest fan.

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