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Student Success Advisor

University of Central Oklahoma (405) 974-5108 College of Liberal Arts LAR 125 , Box 182


Gina Kincade was born and raised in Oklahoma.  As an undergraduate student, Gina studied music business and marketing at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1997.  She worked in publicity at RCA Label Group in Nashville for two years before marrying a Navy pilot and beginning the nomadic life of a military spouse in 1999.  Over the next 14 years, Gina and her husband Matt along with their two sons, Brandon and Kyle, lived in Texas, California, Nevada, and Iowa before returning home to Oklahoma in 2013.  Gina was awarded a Master of Science in clinical mental health counseling with a specialization in crisis and trauma from Walden University in November of 2015.  After working in the mental health field for a year, she turned her focus to higher education where she initially worked as an Academic Advisor, assisting undeclared students in the process of major exploration.  In October of 2018, Gina joined the College of Liberal Arts—specifically the Mass Communication department—as a Student Success Advisor.  Her goal as an SSA is to help students successfully and confidently navigate the path to graduation.  In her spare time, Gina loves spending time with family and friends, traveling, watching her son Brandon play electric bass, and attending her son Kyle’s gymnastics meets. 

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