Melody Lipford

First Year Academic Advisor Paul Adrian Powell, III Student Success Center

Hello! My name is Melody Lipford. I am a First Year Academic Advisor at Emory & Henry College.

I graduated from Emory & Henry College in 2019 with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a minor in Spanish. I worked as a College Adviser with UVA’s Virginia College Advising Corps after graduation serving at two local high schools in SWVA to help first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students on their path to postsecondary education. Additionally, I worked as an Undergraduate & Transfer Admissions Reader for UVA.


Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Emory & Henry College (2019)

I can help with:

Advising students who are hoping to major in:

-Humanities, Education, Health & Human Performance, the Arts, Vocal/Performing Arts, and Business Administration

 “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” -Maya Angelou

Contact Info

P.O. Box 947, Emory, Virginia 24327


Wiley Hall, Student Success Center (Office 232)