Emily Akil

Academic Advisor

Academic Advising


Academic Background

  • Master of Education, Kent State University, 2013
  • Bachelor of Science, Kent State University, 2011

Academic & Professional Experience

  • Coordinator for Records and Website, ACPA Graduate Students and New Professionals Community of Practice (March 2017 - present)
  • Program Admin Lead on ACPA 2018 Conference Program Team (February 2016 - present)
  • Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) certification by the National Council for Behavioral Health (January 2016)
  • Assistant Vice Chair for Ambassadors Program, ACPA Coalition for Graduate Students and New Professionals (2016 - 2017)
  • Academic Advisor, Miami University (2015 - present)
  • Operations Coordinator within ACPA's Coalition for Graduate Students and New Professionals (2014 - 2016)
  • First Year Academic Advisor, University of New Orleans (2013 - 2015)
  • StrengthsQuest trained by Gallup through MAP StrengthsQuest Mentoring and Advising Program Strengths Educator Training (May 2015)
  • StrengthsQuest trained by Gallup through StrengthsQuest Educator Seminar Strengths Educator Training (July 2013)
  • Graduate Academic Advisor, Kent State University (2011 - 2013)

Honors & Awards

  • Master Advisor, Miami University (December, 2016)
  • Level A Academic Advising Status, Miami University (2016)


Emily Akil is an Academic Advisor in the Farmer School of Business. In this role, she assists business students with major and career exploration, course selection and registration, and academic planning. Emily also supports incoming transfer students to FSB and serves as the Business School liaison for Miami University Military-affiliated students as well as the liaison to the Economics department. Emily completed both her undergraduate degree in Visual Journalism and master's degree is Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel at Kent State University.



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