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Melissa Grant

Graduate Assistant


Melissa Grant is a Graduate Teaching Assistant who teaches COUN ED 205: Exploring Majors and Careers. Melissa also works with students one-on-one to explore how their interests and strengths can connect to possible majors and career options. In addition to teaching, Melissa facilitates exploratory-focused workshops to the First Year Studies courses and other targeted undergraduate programs. Melissa is currently a second-year doctoral student in the Higher Education Administration program at the University of Tennessee. She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC) who has dedicated her career to helping students succeed.

Responsible Areas: Career Exploration and Campus Engagement


Master of Public Administration (MPA) – University of Alabama at Birmingham
M.S. in Counseling & Psychology – Troy University
B.A. in English Literature – Florida Southern College

Professional Service

• Chancellor’s Commission for Women – University of Tennessee
• Women in Student Affairs, Public Policy Chair – NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
• New Professional and Graduate Students, Professional Development Co-Chair – NASPA Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
• American Association of University Women (AAUW), Member

Contact Information

  • Student Union - Phase I 1015 Phillip Fulmer Way Knoxville TN 37996-4820
  • Phone: 865-974-5435
  • E-mail: