Hello! My name is Susan Jones. I am a Student Success Advisor here at Ranken. I can help with all majors, but I specifically work with Automotive, Architecture, Carpentry, HVAC, Plumbing, Welding, and BSAM students. I am the person to see if you need to make schedule changes, or if you are experiencing difficulties with your coursework. I am here to help keep you on track to meet your graduation goals.
I earned a Bachelor of Science in Management from Maryville University. Working with students and being a part of them completing their educational goals is the most rewarding part of my role.
You can find me in Finney 209 – right across the hall from the Student Success Center.
My hours of availability:
Hello, everyone! I am Pariss Reese, Student Success Advisor at the Ranken Technical College St. Louis location. I have been at Ranken for almost 13 years and served in a wide variety of roles at the College. I'm happy to bring my experience to help our students find success from their first day of class to graduation. Please contact me with scheduling needs, academic concerns or general obstacles and challenges.
While I'm able to assist all majors, my primary departments are Information Technology, Application & Web Development, Electrical (all), Industrial Technology, Advanced Precision Machining and Industrial Engineering Technology.
I have a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Missouri at Columbia and a certificate in Deaf Communication Studies from St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley.
If you need anything during your time at Ranken, please do not hesitate to reach out. I look forward to working with you!
Office: Finney 209 (across the hall from the Student Success Center in St. Louis)
Hours: Mon/Wed/Fri – 7:45am-3:30pm || Tue/Thu – 10am-6pm
My name is Michelle Riley and I am a Social Worker who also functions as a Student Success Advisor for the Wentzville location of Ranken Technical College. I commend you for taking steps toward advancing your career and am here to assist you in identifying and addressing any barriers you may have for completing your program and/or degree. I am also happy to help connect you with any community resources you may need to ensure you are able to focus on your education and finish your classes successfully. Additionally, I am able to provide brief, solution-focused therapy when necessary.
I have a Bachelor of Social Work, Master of Social Work, and I am a Licensed Master Social Worker (LMSW) in the state of Missouri. I am currently under supervision as I pursue licensure to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW). In the past, I have worked with individuals in treatment for substance use, individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities, in a hospital setting, and I spent a brief amount of time as a therapist. Feel free to give me a call or send me an email with any questions you may have. If I do not know the answer, I will always do my best to point you in the right direction. I look forward to hearing from you!
Hi! My name is Stacy Ables-Williams, I recently joined the Student Success Center Team located on the second floor in Finney Building Ste 209. I’m the Counseling Student Advocate. I have my Master’s Degree in Professional Counseling. I have been working with students on the post-secondary level for over 15 years. Life can be challenging, with my education and years of experience together we will work on strategies for a successful outcome. My goal is to help you stay on track to achieve your goal of graduating and working in your field of study.
My hours are:
Monday – Friday: 7:30am to 3:30pm
I can adjust my schedule to meet with you.
Hey, everyone! My name is Kailyn Ware-Hale, and I am a Student Success Advisor at Ranken Technical College. Originally from Chicago, I earned my Bachelor of Arts degree from Dillard University in New Orleans, LA, and my Master of Social Work degree from The University of Illinois at Chicago. Don't hesitate to contact me with scheduling needs, academic concerns, or any challenges that may feel difficult during your time at Ranken.
I look forward to working with you all very soon!