Chris Ours

Online Student Success Advisor
Department:Faulkner Online


Chris Ours has served as a Faulkner Online Student Success Counselor and faculty member since November of 2016. Mr. Ours has brought a vast amount of knowledge and experience in working with adult student populations to this position at Faulkner as well as completed his graduate work in an online environment. He has worked in higher education since 2009.

Mr. Ours earned a Bachelor of Science (Education: Physical Education and Health) from the University of South Alabama and a Master of Science (Counseling) at Faulkner University. Since entering his current position, he has taught online and on ground counseling related courses. Mr. Ours has completed training with Quality Matters (the current national course design best practices benchmark) and serves on the Quality Matters Committee. Mr. Ours has also completed Blackboard training in monitoring student performance, building online communities, and earned a certification in Blackboard Learn Administration Essentials.