Kurt Mueller has been named
the new Administrative Director of College Advising for Southeast Community
College. Mueller comes to the College from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
where he most recently served as the Assistant Director of Graduate
“In my new position, I hope
to continue the successes the advising team has had and leverage the expertise
of our advisors to improve student onboarding and outcomes,” he said.
Originally from northern
Illinois, Mueller earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Rhetoric from the
University of Illinois, and his Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from
Southern Illinois University. He’s worked in a variety of student support and
leadership roles over the years.
“Kurt has extensive experience in student
affairs, academic advising, student onboarding, and new student orientation,”
said Mike Pegram, Associate Vice President, Student Enrollment. “His skills in
the areas of student engagement, the use of educational technology and academic
skill development will be a tremendous asset in his new role at SCC.”
Mueller and his wife have three children, ages
6, 8 and 10. When he’s not working, he enjoys cycling, exploring new
restaurants and cheering on his favorite Chicago sports teams. His office will
be at the Lincoln Campus. He can be reached at 402-437-2419, or firstname.lastname@example.org.