Emily Lugg

Sagan Academic Resource Center Director
Bishop ACCESS Director
Academic Coach

Emily earned her B.A. in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from Wittenberg University. She completed her graduate work in Liberal Studies at Ohio Dominican University. Emily joined the Sagan ARC as a part-time Writing Consultant in 2008. In the last 15 years she has been Assistant Coordinator of Academic Advising, Coordinator of the Academic Skills Center, and Coordinator of the Bishop ACCESS program. Emily is currently the Director of the Sagan Academic Resource Center, Academic Coach, and Bishop ACCESS Director.

Julia Brooker

Bishop ACCESS Program Coordinator
Academic Coach

Julia is a 2005 OWU alumna from Hamilton, OH. After graduating, she spent five years working with students as a Residential Life Coordinator in OWU's Residential Life Office. During this time, she and husband Matt ('03) had their first child, who spent the first six months of his life enjoying resident hall living. Julia left professional life to devote her time to caring for their three children, the next generation of Battling Bishops. Now, Julia is happy to be back at her alma mater, working with college students in a new and exciting capacity.

Katie Boyd

Quantitative Skills Coordinator
Peer Tutoring Coordinator
Mathematics Instructor
Academic Coach

Katie has a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Education, both in Mathematics, from The Ohio State University. She also completed an additional 18 credit hours of graduate mathematics courses at Otterbein University. Katie has 20 years of Mathematics teaching and tutoring experience at The Ohio State University, Hilliard Darby High School, Columbus State Community College, and Ohio Wesleyan University. Katie joined the Sagan Arc in 2018 as the Coordinator of the Quantitative Skills Center. In 2019 she expanded her role at OWU and became a Bishop ACCESS coach and also teaches Pre Calculus and UC 160.

Tammie Edwards

Bishop ACCESS Academic Coach
Chemistry Instructor

Tammie received her Bachelor of Science in Chemistry from Illinois State University and attended The Ohio State University as a chemistry graduate student and Teaching Assistant. She went on to spend 20 years in educational publishing, writing, editing, and managing the publication of middle school science textbooks and professional learning materials. She first came to Ohio Wesleyan as the Chemistry Lab Manager and is currently a General Chemistry lab instructor and an academic coach in the Bishop Access program. She has a passion for helping students gain confidence in their academic abilities and build their own personal definitions of success as they navigate college life. 

Emily Hanafin

Bishop ACCESS Academic Coach
Yoga Instructor

Emily earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from the University of Dayton in 2002.  She then went on to do a year of community service where she met her husband, learned to cook & bake, and traveled the United States and beyond.  Emily has been a registered Yoga Teacher since 2013 and has taught in many different places and teaches yoga here at OWU since 2016 (which is her favorite place to teach).  She is an Academic Coach and loves connecting with students, interacting with students everyday and offering support.

Reggie Osborne

Bishop ACCESS Academic Coach

Reggie is a graduate of The University of Southern California (Marshall School of Business Administration, B.S. Marketing/Finance). After a more than three  decade long career in Marketing, Franchising and being an Entrepreneur in multiple businesses, Reggie returned to his High School Alma Mater in Columbus, Ohio. There he served as Track and Field Coach, Assistant Athletic Director and Student Mentor for 17yrs. While there he was the Director of the A.I.M. Program which assisted Student Athletes with Executive Functioning challenges while also helping to monitor eligibility requirements for all Athletes. Along with being a member of the Bishop Access Academic Coaching team, he is an Assistant Track and Field Coach at OWU coaching the Hurdle and Vertical Jump events. Reggie lives in Gahanna, OH. He is Married (Tina). He has two children and five grandchildren. Reggie's daily mantra is  "While we go about recognizing all the gifts that we are given each day, all that is asked  is that we be in the present and strive to be our very best."

Katie Steinbrunner

Bishop ACCESS Academic Coach

Katie earned her Bachelor of Science in Education from Ohio University and her Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction from Ashland University. Katie taught elementary/middle school students for four years and then spent seven years working as a Health Educator for a local health department. At the health department, she taught a life skills program to middle school students and advised a leadership team of high school students. Katie is so excited to begin this next step of her career working with OWU students in the Bishop ACCESS program in lovely Downtown Delaware. Go Bishops!

Melissa Harris

Bishop ACCESS Academic Coach

Melissa is a life-long Delawarean. She earned her AAS, Paralegal from Marion TechnicalCollege as an adult while raising her three children. She spent 8 years working for the DelawareCounty Prosecutor's Office before transitioning to work in non-profit, including joining acollective group to start a non-profit. She belongs to numerous local boards and spends her freetime volunteering and giving back to the community. As the world continues to change, shebelieves we need to be able to adapt to those changes so helping our next generation ofleaders is where she puts her focus. Having the tools to be successful in whatever studentschoose to do with their lives is a win for all of us.

Department Contact Info


Sagan Academic Resource Center
Hamilton-Williams Campus Center #324
61 S. Sandusky St.
Delaware, Ohio 43015
P 740-368-3927
F 740-368-3959
E bishopaccess@owu.edu