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Meet your Advisor

Advising and Success Coaching

Academic advising and success coaching is available on a walk-in basis by appointment. The success coach for your major is listed in your MyViking portal and you can schedule an appointment with your success coach through the portal. Advisors provide a full array of services ranging from degree planning to course registration. Students may wish to see a success coach to discuss topics such as:

  • Degree and career planning
  • Transfer planning
  • Information about Pathways at Grayson College
  • Assistance with course selection
  • Schedule changes and withdrawals
  • Graduation requirements
  • College placement test referrals


Please follow the instructions below to schedule an appointment with your Success Coach. Following these steps will help you to easily make an appointment that best fits your schedule.

  1. Log into MyViking
  2. Select “Student Planner”
  3. Select “My Plan” in the Home drop down menu
  4. Click on your Success Coach’s name on the right side of the page and then click “schedule appointment”

Note: You must be an admitted student before success coaches can assist you with course registration. If you are not sure of your admission status, please contact prior to scheduling an appointment.



Keilah Marcom

Success Coach for the Public Service Pathway

Lewanda Diaz

Success Coach for the Business and Entrepreneurship Pathway

Lisa Lippe

Success Coach for the Industrial Technologies Pathway

Kathryn Mathes

Success Coach for the Arts and Humanities Pathway


Jayce Randolph

Success Coach for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Pathway

Becki Rathfon

Assistant Director of Success Coaches. Success Coach for the Health Science Pathway:
RN (M-Z)
Dental Assisting
Athletic Training

Cathleen Rangel


Success Coach for the Health Science Pathway:
Nursing University Transfer (Last name A-Z)
RN (A-L)


Nancy Luthe

Director of Success Coaches

Online advising is available for distance learning students. Contact the advisor listed for your pathway in your MyViking Student Portal for assistance.

Faculty advising specific to your degree and major

GC professors advise students majoring in their program of study. By contacting your  instructional department or division, you can begin receiving expert guidance to select classes, earn your degree, and enter your chosen career field. 

Educational Opportunity Center

The EOC is designed to provide information regarding financial and academic assistance to qualified adults who desire to pursue a program of postsecondary education. EOC also provides assistance to individuals in applying for admission to institutions that offer programs of postsecondary education, including assistance in preparing necessary applications for use by admissions and financial aid officers. 

Javer Lewis
Academic Advisor
Educational Opportunity Center

Main Campus Hours

Academic and Career Advising Services 6101 Grayson Drive - Denison, TX 75020 903.463.8695
Located in Student Services in the Student Affairs Building

Monday-Friday - 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Summer Hours: June - July 3
Monday - Thursday 8:00am - 6:00 pm
Friday - Closed

Academic and Career Advising Services
6101 Grayson Drive - Denison, TX 75020
Located in the Student Affairs Building