About Staff

About Us

The office of Student Care Services was established in 2018. 


Marina Potter, M.A.
Coordinator, Student Care Services

Marina recently joined Florida Gulf Coast University in 2022. She has previous experience in Academic Advising, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Conduct, and First-Year Teaching. As the Student Care Coordinator, she is excited to use her knowledge and background in student affairs to holistically support and guide students. Marina’s goal is to promote student’s autonomy and interdependence, while ensuring they are equipped with the resources necessary to transition through their college experience.

Marina has earned her Master’s Degree in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University (BGSU), and a Bachelor’s Degree in Hospitality, Tourism, and Event Management from BGSU. Marina is a member of Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA) and National Association for Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment (NABITA).

Erica Reeves

Erica Reeves, B.A.
Graduate Student Intern, Student Care Services

Erica has been affiliated with Florida Gulf Coast University since 2017 as an undergraduate student, and returned to earn her Master’s Degree in 2020. Along with Student Care Services, she also has experience as a wellness coach within Prevention and Wellness. As the Graduate Student Intern for Student Care, Erica has fostered an accepting and welcoming environment for students who need assistance in their college journey. Erica is eager to help connect students to resources that will contribute to academic and personal success, and equip students with the tools for long-term wellness.

Erica is earning her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU), and has earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from FGCU.