Academic Success Coordinator


  • Role:

  • Position:

    • Academic Success Coordinator
  • Department:

    • Academic Support Center, Communication Studies, Journalism & Media Communication, and Philosophy
  • Education:

    • B.A. in English
    • M.A. in English, Creative Nonfiction Writing Concentration


Neely is an Academic Success Coordinator working with students in the Philosophy, Communications Studies, and Journalism and Media Communication majors. In 2019, she received an AP Star Award, and in 2023, she received the Jack E. Cermak Outstanding Advisor Award.

She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Arts in English with an emphasis in Creative Nonfiction Writing from Colorado State University. Neely is currently pursuing a second Bachelor of Arts in Theatre with a concentration in Musical Theatre. She has performed in CSU productions The Wolves (Fall 2022) and Machinal (Spring 2023).

When she's not working, attending class, or in rehearsal, Neely enjoys seeing live music, reading, and spending time with friends and family. Her husband Landen is a high school teacher. They have a Bengal cat named Kuma and a Pitbull-mix dog named Masha.