Academic Advisor, Lead
Kelley S. Hestir has been advising undergraduates at NMSU since 2005. She specializes in guiding students who are exploring majors, preparing for the Creative Media degree programs, and those experiencing significant college-life challenges. She is committed to helping every student reach personal, academic and professional goals. Kelley began college at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque and has lived and worked in the Caribbean, Mariana, and Hawai’ian Islands. She holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Hawai’i where she taught for six years. Her advising practice is strongly influenced by culturally diverse, creative experiences and in being a skilled educator. Kelley continues to exhibit, teach, learn, participate in and support community arts, animal welfare and sustainability.