Student Affairs Officer II
CHS Student Affairs
Wayne Centers serves as an Academic Advisor in the College of Health
Sciences. While able to serve all students, Wayne is specifically
responsible for students within the upcoming Human Health Sciences degree. Along with advising, Wayne will also be coordinating the new Health Care Residential College, facilitating the College Ambassador program, creating various online forms and program applications, meeting with prospective students and overseeing athletic certification within the College.
Prior to his career in advising at UK, Wayne’s experience in Higher Education came largely via opportunities in Residence Life. He served as a Residence Hall Director at Northern Kentucky University for four years prior to his arrival. Before this, he served as a Graduate Hall Director at UK in the South Campus Complex for two years. In these roles, Wayne has supervised, trained, advised and mentored numerous students within residential settings spanning various topics including leadership, ethics, safety, conduct and success. He has also served and been involved professionally at state, regional and national levels. A UK alum, he gained his Master’s in Higher Education with a concentration in College Student Affairs in 2007. He is also a graduate of Berea College where he attained his Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics in 2005.
Wayne resides in Lexington with his wife, Hannah, and their dog, Klaus.