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Christy Osborne

Christy Osborne


Professional Academic Advisor

Office Building

Wagner Hall



Mailing Address

Wagner Hall 113
Wintrode Student Success Center - Box 2275B
University Station
Brookings, SD 57007


As a member of the First Year Advising Team, Christy is responsible to support students in their transition to South Dakota State University and assist them with creating a firm academic foundation for success. Christy advises students within the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Education and Human Sciences. In addition she also works with students who are in the Exploratory Studies program in the University College. She also is the academic coordinator for 2nd floor Binnewies Hall.


B.S. Sociology and Minor in Human Development and Family Studies, South Dakota State University

Academic Interests

Student Success
Academic Motivation

Professional Memberships

South Dakota Higher Education Association (SDHEA) Board Member
National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)

Work Experience

Advise first year students in the following programs:
Advertising, American Indian Studies, Early Childhood Education, English, French Studies, German, Global Studies Family and Consumer Science Education, History, Journalism, Political Science, Psychology, Public Relations, Sociology, Spanish, and Speech Communication, and Exploratory Studies

Student Services Advisor
Assistant Director of Admissions
Admissions Counselor