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Faculty/Staff Profiles

 Honors & Engagement Program Team


Rachel Armstrong-Ceron

College of Engineering Honors Academic Advisor

Rachel has been working with honors students for more than 10 years, and her academic and professional experiences include academic advising, teaching, student organization advising, e-portfolio systems, and residence life. She is passionate about connecting students to opportunities to thrive and grow. Outside of work, Rachel is working on her proficiency in Spanish, and she loves audiobooks and cycling.  


Stacie Edington

Honors & Engagement Programs Director

Stacie Edington might spend her free-time training for triathlons, but as Director of the Honors Program, she finds her stride helping Engineering students magnify their full potential.

Bonnie Karsten

Bonnie Karsten

Honors & Engagement Administrative Assistant 

Bonnie joined the Honors & Engagement Programs office team in the Fall of 2013.  As Administrative Assistant, she provides support to the Program Manager and office staff.  Prior to Honors, Bonnie spent 10 years in Electrical Engineering working for the Center for Wireless Integrated Microsystems.

Mike Dailey

Honors & Engagement Programs Assistant Director

Coming from a family full of Michigan engineers, Mike feels right at hoMe! Mike has worked in a variety of capacities in higher education including academic advising, teaching, recruiting, student life programming, and honors programs. Mike enjoys helping students make the most of the resources available to them at Michigan. In his free time, Mike likes reading, tennis, running, and board games.


Ashli Wilson

Honors & Engagement Program Manager

Ashli has been connected with the Honors community since 2015. She interned in the office and now is the Program Manager in the office. Ashli’s work experience includes, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, advising, program management, advising student organizations, and event planning. She is passionate about getting to know students on a personal level and watching them grow and develop. In her free time, Ashli enjoys running and spending time with her cat, Nori. 


Jason McCormick

Honors Faculty Advisor

Jason joined Honors as the faculty advisor in 2019, bringing a legacy of  excellence in undergraduate education.  He is an Arthur F. Thurnau associate professor, advisor to the Steel Bridge Team, and Director of the U-M Structural Engineering Laboratory.  In his spare time, Jason plays softball. 

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Larry Seiford

EGL Faculty Advisor

While being a beer connoisseur might be one Larry’s favorite hobbies, his main focus as an advisor and professor in Industrial and Operations Engineering is making sure the students at the College have access to the absolute best resources out there.

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