CFSA Staff & Advisors


Jolynn Parker 


As the Director of CFSA, Jolynn helps plan and implement CFSA’s strategies for student success. She works with students and faculty on scholarship-related initiatives and programming, and advises students throughout the application process. From brainstorming early drafts to advising students as they finalize their applications, Jolynn is dedicated to providing SU students and alumni with unparalleled support.

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Melissa Welshans

Assistant Director

As the Assistant Director of CFSA, Melissa supports the Director in planning and implementing CFSA initiatives. She conducts advising meetings with prospective scholarship applicants to determine awards that are a good fit for them, and supports students throughout the application process. In short, Melissa helps students identify how CFSA can support them in achieving their professional and academic goals.

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Adam Crowley

Renée Crown University Honors Program and Scholarship Advisor

As an Academic and Scholarship Advisor, Adam helps students navigate the Honors curriculum and plan their thesis projects. He also works with the Center for Fellowship & Scholarship Advising, assisting all SU students and alumni with their applications for nationally-competitive scholarships and fellowships.

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