Student Navigation Center


Welcome to the Student Navigation Center! The Navigation Center is located on the second floor of Student Union East (SUE) on the Panama City Campus.  Each student has an assigned Pathway Navigator based on the student's academic pathway.  Check below to find out more about each pathway, the Pathway Navigator assigned to that pathway and to sign up for your Pathway Orientation.   If you are undecided about which pathway is best for you,   use Career Coach to discover majors and in-demand careers  based on your interests.


Student Navigation Center Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Students can book a virtual or in-person appointment with their Pathway Navigator by clicking Schedule an Appointment under their assigned Pathway Navigator's name. Masks will be required for in-person appointments, and they will not be able to accommodate children or more than 2 people at a time in their office. Pathway Navigators will continue to work with students via phone, email, and other communication modes.


We can’t wait to tell you about all the opportunities available at Gulf Coast State College! Did you know that academic advising is one of the keys to your success at GCSC? Our Pathway Navigators will give you the personal attention you deserve and help you explore your interests and career options. Step into a brighter future at Gulf Coast where you will learn the skills and gain the knowledge required for a successful and fulfilling career.

As a new student at Gulf Coast State College, you will meet with a Pathway Navigator to develop your academic plan. Your Pathway Navigator will help you plan your first semester as you transition to college life.

During your first semester, you will be assigned to a faculty advisor according to your selected major or area of study. Your faculty advisor will work with you to complete your degree plan so that you know all the necessary requirements to graduate.


Tania Bowen

Pathway Navigator for Communication

Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 5863

Location: Student Union East  Room 206

Adam Carlini

Pathway Navigator for Health Sciences

Phone: 850.913.3311

Location: Health Science Room 204

Carl Dixon

Pathway Navigator for STEM and Public Safety

Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 3835

Location: Student Union East  Room 208

Jordan Hale

Pathway Navigator for Business, Industry, Manufacturing, Construction

Phone: 850.872.3838

Location: Advanced Technology Center  Room 104

Amy Lamagdeleine

Pathway Navigator for Arts & Design

Phone: 850.769.1551 ext 3471

Location: Student Union East  Room 203

Jo Newton

Pathway Navigator for Social, Behavioral, Education

Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 4023

Location: SUE Room 204 



Scott Wilkes

Pathway Navigator for STEM and Public Safety

Phone: 850.769.1551 ext. 6014

Location: SUE Room 207



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