Ray Anthony Fikes
Scholarship Student Success Coach
Ray hold a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Administration, with a double major in Human Resources Management and General Management from Marian University. Prior to his role in the SSC, Ray worked as Interim Director of the Black Cultural Center, Assistant to the Dean of Student Services, and Employment Liaison with the Career Development Center (now Career Planning and Resource Center). Additionally Ray has served as an advisor to the Black Student Union and Student Athletes as well as assisting with recruitment, retention, and graduation initiatives.
As the Scholarship Student Success Coach, Ray assists with the recruitment and retention of Scholarship Students. Ray focuses assist students through email and face to face meetings. He partners closely with the Office of Financial Aid, Undergraduate Admissions, Academic Advisors, Development, Alumni, Honors College, and the Department of Global Inclusion and Engagement.