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Michelle Poland

Director and Academic Advisor - Statler College Advising Center

Michelle advises all majors of undergraduate engineering students. In addition to serving on Statler committees, Mrs. Poland has served as a co-chair for the Academic Advising Council's Executive Committee, is a member of the Honors Advisory Committee as well as the Completion Committee, and is a member of the Provost Office's Academic Intervention Team. She has also served as a member of the WVU Advising Development Collaborative and was a participant in the iPASS Excellence in Advising series.

Mrs. Poland was selected as the National Academic Advising Association’s (NACADA) Outstanding New Advisor for the state of West Virginia (Region III) in 2014, and as an Outstanding Advisor for the Statler College in 2015. She was selected to receive the West Virginia University 2017 Nicholas Evans Excellence in Advising Award and received the 2017 Statler College Outstanding Advisor of the Year.  She has recently been recognized as a NACADA Region 3 Excellence in Advising - Advising Administrator Certificate of Merit recipient (2023).


M.S. Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, WVU, 2008

B.S. Industrial and Management Systems Engineering, WVU, 2006