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Advising Center Staff

You can make your advising team work for you by making and keeping regular advising appointments; planning class schedules in conjunction with your advisor; and monitoring your progress toward the completion of your degree program.

The advising center is located in Porterfield 243.


Donna Oliver

CVPA Academic Advising Coordinator
Email: doliver4@radford.edu
Phone: 540-831-6903


CVPA Academic Advising Coordinator Donna Oliver serves as advising coordinator for the college. She is available to work with students by appointment or on a walk-in basis. She advises students regarding matters such as completing a program of study in a timely manner, improving grade point averages, providing appropriate referrals, and completing graduation checkouts. Donna is a Radford University alumnae and has held previous advising positions at the University of Tennessee and Virginia Tech.



Dana Trask

CVPA Assistant Advising Coordinator
Email: dctrask@radford.edu
Phone: 540-831-5348


CVPA Assistant Advising Coordinator Dana Trask is another resource for academic advising.  Like Donna, she is available to meet with students regarding their academic progress, including completing a program of study, improving grade point averages, providing referrals, and completing graduation checkouts.  To meet with Dana you may stop by on a walk-in basis or make an appointment.  Dana received her Bachelor’s degree from Virginia Tech and her Master’s degree from Radford University.  Dana also has a broad dance background.  She has taught and coached dancers from age two through adults and performed with multiple organizations including the Dance Company at Virginia Tech.