Student Advisory Council

CAS Student Advisory

The College of Arts and Sciences Student Advisory Council was formed to foster a relationship between students and the administration. The council meets two to three times a semester with the Dean, to discuss current issues, future initiatives, and improvement areas for the College of Arts and Sciences.


Meet the Members

Madelyn Beasley - Music Education

Madison Beasley




Madelyn Beasley is a Music Education major from Kearney, Missouri. She is in the PSU Marching Band, Jazz Band and Wind Ensemble. She is President of SAI women’s music fraternity and a member of the Honors College. After graduation, she plans to teach band at a rural school.




Michaela Bedene - Nursing

Michaela Bedene




Michaela Bedene is a Nursing major from Arma, Kansas. She has worked as a nurse’s assistant the past year and enjoys traveling, hiking, baking and volunteering. After graduation, she plans to work as a registered nurse in the Kansas City area.




Levi Humbard - Mathematics and Physics

Levi Humbard




Levi Humbard is a Mathematics and Physics major from Pittsburg, Kansas. He is a math tutor and physics grader at PSU. After graduation, he plans to pursue a doctorate degree in physics.




Nathan Kerr - Biology

Nathan Kerr




Nathan Kerr is a Biology major from Stockton, MO. He is currently conducting research under Dr. Daniel Zurek, which is funded by the Kansas Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (K-INBRE). After graduation, he plans to attend graduate school and earn a PhD in biomedical science.




Aunica McMullen - Communication

Aunica McMullen




Aunica McMullen is a Communication major from Olathe, Kansas. She works for the PSU Athletics Media Relations office and is an intern for the University Strategic Initiatives office. After graduation, she plans to work as a public relations specialist in the Kansas City area.




Laura Phillips - Mathematics Education

Laura Phillips




Laura Phillips is a Mathematics Education major from Leavenworth, Kansas. She works as a tutor in the mathematics department. After graduation, she plans to pursue a master’s degree in mathematics at PSU.




Jewel Schroeder - Art Education

Madison Beasley




Jewel Schroeder is an Art Education major and native of the southeast Kansas area. After graduation, she plans to teach middle or high school in a small town. Her goal is to help students discover their inner creativity by exploring the arts and to feel more included in the classroom environment.




Lauren Stringer - Family and Consumer Sciences

Lauren Stringer




Lauren Stringer is a Family and Consumer Sciences major from Joplin, Missouri. She chose her major because Family and Consumer Sciences has so many different content areas, and she is excited to teach students valuable life skills. After graduation, she plans to begin her career as FCS educator at the secondary level.