April Lewis is the Director of Advising Initiatives for the Office of Academic Support Initiatives & Services (OASIS). She has lived in Miami her entire life and earned both her undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Miami: A Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Education. Upon graduation, April worked at the University of Miami in the Office of Student Employment and the School of Education. Shortly after she took a brief break from Higher Education and taught first grade for two years at Kelsey Pharr Elementary. April enjoyed working with children but missed the college atmosphere and the college students. She began advising at FIU in 2007 and has worked with a diverse population of students from a variety of disciplines. She has a passion for helping students and helping them find a major that aligns with their interests, skills, and values that will ultimately lead them to future academic and career success.