Meet the Team

             

           

Mara Youngbauer
Director of Advising

Native of Wisconsin, Mara started working in the Success Center in 2016. She went to University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for her undergraduate where she received her degree in Psychology. From there, she received her Master's in Community and School Counseling. Mara has worked as a counselor and psychotherapist since 2010. She also has worked as the director of TRiO Student Support Services.

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Kyle Cline
Success Advisor

Native of Mishawaka, Indiana, Kyle graduated from Penn High School in 2004. After deciding on Manchester for higher education, he came to campus to study Secondary Education. He eventually wound up majoring in Psychology with a minor in Gerontology in 2008.

Kyle began working in the Success Center as a Student Success Advisor in November of 2017. Typically, his office hours are 8:00-5:00 on weekdays and although walk-in appointments are welcome, an email or phone call is preferred in order to secure the time students prefer.

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Josh Friend
Success Advisor

Josh graduated from Franklin College in 2007 with a degree in Public Relations and a minor in Sociology. After graduating, he wanted to travel and teach so he went on to teach English in Japan for 6 years. Having a passion for education and wanting to work in higher education specifically, he went on to receive his Master's in Student Affairs in Higher Education with Merit at Anglia Ruskin University in England. There, he not only studied Student Affairs but also worked at the University of Essex in student support.

Typically, his office hours are 8:00-5:00 on weekdays and although walk-in appointments are welcome, an email or phone call is preferred in order to secure the time students prefer.

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