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Matt Taylor

Matt Tylor

Academic Advisor


About Matt:

I grew up in a small town in Kansas.  I have family in both Kansas and Nebraska and during holidays or vacation times, I often go back to visit them.  I have several years’ experience working in education and enjoy working with and getting to know students. 


Hometown: Oberlin, Kansas


High School: Decatur County High School (DCHS)


College: Fort Hays State University and Kansas State University


  • BSElementary Education
  • MSAcademic Advising

Hobbies: Watching and playing sports, traveling, hiking, fishing, playing card games, spending time with family and friends.


Favorite Music: Country Music and Christian Music


Favorite Movie: My favorite movies are usually inspirational movies based on true stories. 


Favorite Book: The Bible


Something not everyone knows about you: I spent around 7 years teaching English at a university in China. 


Favorite Quotes:

“In spite of everything, I still believe that people are really good at heart.”  Anne Frank


“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” 

Proverbs 13:12


Best Advice for College Students:

  • Go to class, get involved, take advantage of the resources that OSU provides, make the most of your time at OSU
  • Try to keep in mind that everyone’s life journey is different.


Favorite OSU memory:

  • Walking around the campus for the first time after interviewing for a job at OSU and later being hired by OSU.
  • Playing Faculty/Staff softball in the summers.
  • Meeting new students during orientation, getting to know them through the years, and then seeing them graduate.


 Favorite Web Sites:  YouTube and ESPN

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