Justine Adkisson

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Justine Adkisson

Academic Advisor, Lead


Justine Adkisson enjoys working with students to navigate through the university system and achieve their academic goals. She currently serves as Lead for the Business Team in the Center for Academic Advising and Student Support (CAASS). Prior to the creation of CAASS in 2017 Justine served as Academic Advisor and Co-Advising Coordinator for undergraduate programs in the NMSU College of Business (CoB).

She has also served as a Records Specialist in the CoB certifying undergraduate business degrees, as department administrative assistant for the University Art Gallery located in Williams Hall. Although transplant from Nebraska she has lived in Las Cruces since 1994 and many students have passed through her office. She is an alumni of NMSU graduating Spring 1998 with a Bachelor Degree in History and minors in Spanish and Studio Art. She took the very long route of 23 years (earning her MRS and PHT and raising 3 children along the way) to accomplish this goal and become the first person in her family to graduate with a bachelor degree.

As Business Team Lead Justine specializes in advising the following majors: accounting, ag econ & ag business, clothing, textile & fashion merchandising, economics, finance, general business, hotel, restaurant & tourism management, information systems, international business, management (including human resources management, project & supply chain management, and small business management & entrepreneurship), marketing (including professional golf management, and natural resources economics & policy.