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Pre-engineering & Engineering Advisors

Pre-engineering Advisors

Sheila Martin (FAMU)

Hello everyone! My name is Sheila Martin and I am one of the FAMU pre-engineering advisor – I service students with last names starting with (A – J)! I have always had a love for helping students and guiding them to accomplish their goals. I know how tough the engineering track can be and want to be here to help you through this process. If you need advice on how to proceed or just need an open ear, I will be here to help you on this journey :).

"Sometimes we need someone to simply be there... Not to fix anything or do anything in particular, but just to let us feel we are supported and cared about" ~ Unknown.

(850) 583-0898 (Remote contact)
(850) 412-5910 (FAMU Main Campus)
(850) 410-6611 (FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Number)
FAMU Campus Location: Room 3101, Journalism Building (Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)
Office Hours: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 9am to 12 noon and 2pm to 3:30pm
FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Location: Room B111P, Building B

“Starve your distractions, feed your focus.” – Unknown

How to reach me:

I am out of the office working remotely until further notice due to COVID-19, please follow university announcements, advisories and updates.

You MUST email me at sheila.martin@famu.edu, I will respond accordingly. Please be patient while waiting for a response. I care about each and every one of you. Please reach out to me via email, so I can assist you with your questions, concerns and needs.

Work Hours: 7:30 am to 4:30 pm


****(Advisement hours): 9:00 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.). *****

The beautiful thing about learning is that no one can take it away from you" ~ B. B. King

How to make an appointment:

To schedule an advisement appointment, please go to https://FAMU-INSIGHT.SYMPLICITY.COM

  1. Log-in
  2. Select Advising Appointment
  3. In the "Change Calendar End Date" area "expand" two to three months later (example end date 12/31/2018)
  4. Do not select times
  5. Select “location”: Room 114, M. S. Thomas Building (FAMU Campus) OR  FAMU-FSU College of Engineering
  6. Length - in minutes “select” 10 minutes to see all availability
  7. Enter reason for your appointment, Comment and student ID #
  8. Then you may select Advisor or go to # 9
  9. Look to the right of screen to see all availability
  10. You will need to visit Symplicity.com to schedule, reschedule, and/or cancel appointments - not by emailing me

Teresa L. Berger

Pre-Engineering Advisor: Last names K-Z


FAMU Location:
School of Journalism, 3rd Floor - Suite 3100
Mondays 8:00 am -1 pm by appointments only. Walk-ins 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesdays & Fridays - Walk-ins 8:00 am to 1 pm. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

College of Engineering Location:
Building B, Room B111-P
Tuesdays & Thursdays: Walk-ins 8:00 am to 1 pm. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

William Leparulo (FSU)

Hello everyone! My name is Willy Leparulo (call me Wil, Willy, Lep) whatever works!  I am your FSU pre-engineering advisor! I am here to help guide you through the sometimes quagmire of Engineering and more! Engineering is tough but not impossible, let me help you make it that much better.  If you need advice on how to proceed or just need an open ear, I will be here to help you on this journey :).

(850) 410-6120 (FAMU-FSU College of Engineering Number)
(850) 610-6438 (Text)
Office Hours: Monday to Friday 9:30am - noon and 1:30pm - 4pm
How to make an appointment:

Click on My academics, then click on Campus Connect “CC” icon, click on the schedule advising and make an appointment. Note appointments are zoom mtgs with this link: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/9964546347

I also manage the Pre Engineering FB group and can be reached there: https://www.facebook.com/groups/the.559999/ join the group or message me on FB.

Method of Communication acceptable:
IN order of preference (Email, Zoom, Phone, text)



Already moved out of pre-engineering and looking for your department advisor? Want to know more about major-specific courses? Contact your department advisor below.



Engineering Advisors

Chemical & Biomedical Engineering

Advisor: Kimber Spann
Phone: (850) 410-6149
Email Kimber Spann
Office: A131

Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:00 am – 12 noon and 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

How to make an appointment: Visit https://cbeundergradadvising.setmore.com. Note appointments are all zoom meetings with this link: (https://fsu.zoom.us/j/2904898536).

Method of acceptable communication: In order of preference: E-mail, Zoom, Phone

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Advisor: Tom Trimble
Phone: (850) 410-6140
Email Tom Trimble
Office: A129C

Office Hours: Monday - Thursday, 9 am - noon

How to make an appointment: Click on My academics, then click on Campus Connect and make an appointment.

Method of acceptable communication: Email and Zoom

Computer & Electrical Engineering

Advisor: Shanna Rich
(850) 410-6461
(850) 378-2624
Email Shanna Rich
Office: A-362

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:30am - noon and 1:30pm - 5pm

Method of acceptable communication: In order of preference (Email, Text, Phone, Zoom) *Zoom meetings are appointment only.

How to make an appointment: Appointments are zoom mtgs with this link: https://fsu-hipaa.zoom.us/my/shannarichece

Industrial & Manufacturing Engineering

Advisor: John Taylor
Phone: (850) 410-6341
Email John Taylor
Office: A231

Office Hours: Walk-ins welcome anytime but hours allocated specifically on Friday 10:00am to Noon. Zoom if necessary.

How to make an appointment: Walk-in, email, or phone.

Method of acceptable communication: IN order of preference (In-person, Email, Phone). We can set up Zoom appointments through these methods.

Mechanical Engineering

Undergraduate Advising Coord: Dr. Simone Peterson Hruda

Undergraduate Studies Program Administrator: Ms. Andréa Stanley
Phone: (850) 410-6155
Email Andréa Stanley
Office: 2525 Pottsdamer Street, (Room 238)

Office Hours: Advising appointments are available between 10:30 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.

How to make an appointment: You may set up an appointment via https://mechengadvisingfamufsuengineering.setmore.com/

ME Curriculum diagrams
ME course schedules by term and year may be found online as well.