Virginia Tech™home

Meet a Member: Tonisha

Karlyn

Tonisha Montgomery

Computer Science Academic Advisor

Where are you from?

I moved to Blacksburg from Greensboro, NC and was born and rasied in Charleston, SC. 

How did you get started in academic advising?

I worked for TRIO's Student Support Services Program as a Tutorial Coordinator at Voorhees College and was asked to assist with Freshman Orientation which led me to become an advisor for SSSP students. I really enjoyed getting to know the students, assisting them with the transition from high school to college, and helping them navgiate college life and academics. 

What is your favorite quote?

"Don't be afraid of being different, be afraid of being the same as everyone else" -Author Unknown