Meet Your Professional Advising Staff

Hattie Traylor
Serving Last Names
A-C & I-M
Professional Academic Advisor for the new Student Success Center. Mrs. Traylor has been with the College of Mass Communication for 10 years. Originally from University Heights, OH, Mrs. Traylor has spent the last 12 years in the Middle Tennessee area. A graduate of Bowling Green State University, Mrs. Traylor earned her B.A. degree in Interpersonal Communications before coming to MTSU to earn a Masters and Specialist of Education degree in Higher Education Administration & Supervision. In her spare time, Mrs. Traylor enjoys traveling abroad and spending quality time with her husband and infant twins. Mrs. Traylor looks forward to making you a part of the College of Mass Communication family.

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Olivia Young
Serving Last Names
I-M & T-Z

Ms. Young is True Blue, with a B.A. in English from MTSU, and an M.A. in Educational Administration from Chapman University in California. She began her career as an MTSU advisor exclusively working with Recording Industry students, and she remains the primary advising contact for that program. Like many of her students, she is passionate about music, as well as hiking, cooking, reading, psychology, and spending time with her family.
Janet Billingsley
Graduation Coordinator
Born in Oklahoma and raised in Kansas, Ms. Billingsley moved to Tennessee in 1989. Ms. Billingsley has been with MTSU for 15 years.  For the past 10 years, she has served as the College of Mass Communication Graduation Coordinator.  When not working hard to graduate students, Ms. Billingsley enjoys traveling and spending time with her adult sons.
Lucille Wilcox
Serving Last Names
A-C & N-S
Ms. Lucille Wilcox joins the College of Mass Communication family from the University Colleges' office of Distance Education and Non-traditional Programs. In addition to her advising duties, Mrs. Wilcox is an instructor for University 1010 Freshmen Seminar.  True Blue from the start, Mrs. Wilcox holds both a Bachelors and Masters degree with an emphasis in Professional Studies & Strategic Leadership.  In her spare time, she enjoys listening to music, and spending time with her husband of 34 years, four children, and two grandchildren. 
Nancy Stubblefield
Serving Last Names
D-H & N-S 
Mrs. Stubblefield is an alumni of the College of Mass Communication. After graduation, she worked in Marketing, Health Care Research, and Human Resources. She has worked with The College since 2007 as a Career Counselor and Academic Advisor. Mrs. Stubblefield is an advocate of community service work and is currently a Girl Scout Service Unit Manager for the Rutherford County area. In her spare time, she enjoys boating, camping and traveling with her Girl Scout troop.
Gia Jones
Serving Last Names
D_H & T-Z
 Ms. Gia Jones earned a B.A. in Psychology from Gannon University in Pennsylvania and an M.A. in Clinical Psychology from MTSU. During her time as a graduate student at MTSU, Ms. Jones worked as a mentor and tutor for student athletes. As a result, she is a #1 True Blue fan and enjoys attending all Blue Raider sporting events, especially football. Ms. Jones began her career at MTSU in 2009 as an Academic Advisor with the University College. She is also an adjunct instructor for University Studies and Psychology. Ms. Jones is excited to be working with students in the College of Mass Communication. Originally from The Bahamas, she enjoys traveling the world with her family, watching old black and white films, and working in the community.
Bryan Ross
Administrative Assistant/ Social Media Correspondent  
 A junior in the School of Journalism, Bryan is currently working towards his B.S. in Mass Communications with a concentration in Public Relations in the Recording Industry. He is extremely passionate about music as well as pop culture. The Florida native has been a part of the Mass Comm. family for just over a year now and hopes to take on the fast-paced world of music publicity when he finishes his degree. As the Administrative Assistant, he not only hopes to make you feel at home in our Center but also hopes you feel free to come by anytime to ask any questions regarding your academic experience, or just to stop by and greet our friendly faces.