Exploratory Curriculum

Meet Your ECM Advisors

Shane CombsShane Combs
Exploratory Curriculum Advisor II
Tampa campus

Shane is dedicated to helping students make their own decisions regarding academic plans, career goals, and most importantly their major of choice. In his prior role with the Collier Student Success Center in the USF Muma College of Business, Shane helped students obtain internships and careers with companies like Amazon, Lockheed Martin, Raymond James, Goldman Sachs, Disney, and more. Shane is a proud alumnus of the University of South Florida, where he earned a Master of Business Administration and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration.


Chris Long
Graduate Assistant
Tampa campus

Chris serves as the Graduate Assistant supporting Academic Foundations and Exploratory Curriculum. He graduated from Emory University with a BA in History, Political Science, and Religion and a Master’s of Education in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt University. He has worked developing student-centered programs and as an advancement professional at several universities and has spent the last several years working with nonprofit organizations across the country to improve their fundraising, government relations, and communications capacities. He just moved to Tampa from Montana to obtain his Ph.D. in Higher Education from the University of South Florida and can often be spotted with Shelby, his 6-year-old Yellow Lab.



ECM Arts & Humanities (EAH)                                                                                                                      Topher Mowry at cmowry@usf.edu 

ECM Business (ECB)                                                                                                                                            Victor Velasco at vavelasc@usf.edu 

ECM Global & Social Sciences (EGS)                                                                                                            Cristyne Ramirez at cristyner@usf.edu 

ECM Health & Natural Sciences (EHN)                                                                                                            Stephanie D'Agustino at sdagustino@usf.edu

ECM Math-Technology-Engineering (EMT)                                                                                              Topher Mowry at cmowry@usf.edu 

ECM Arts & Humanities (EAH) and Global & Social Sciences (EGS)
Sheila Goethe at goethe@usf.edu

ECM Business (ECB)                                                                                                                                              Tina Santoro at tinasantoro@usf.edu 

ECM Health & Natural Sciences (EHN)
Steven Bird at sdb1@usf.edu 

ECM Math-Technology-Engineering (EMT)
Amanda Timmers-Bonvallet at atimmers@usf.edu

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