About The Career Center

Mission:  The Career Center helps students and graduates realize their career potential and aspirations through career advising, resources, connections, and by fostering a campus-wide commitment to the career development of our students. 

Career Advisor Team

Student College or Major


John Liptak

College of Humanites & Behavioral Science (except School of Comm)
PreMajor Advising
College of Education & Human Development

Walker 276|540.831.5091


Teresa López Dickens

College of Business & Economics
College of Visual & Performing Arts
School of Communication

Kyle Hall BE 253| 540.831.6087


Ellen Taylor

College of Science & Technology
College of Graduate Studies & Research
Waldron College of Health & Human Services

Walker 271| 540.831.5771

Employer Connect Team


Carolyn Sutphin

Employer Relations/Events Coordinator
Website& Database Manager

Walker 274| 540.831.6528


Gwendolyn F. Houston

Assistant Director, Employer Relations & Engagement 

Walker 275|540.831.1018

Administration Team


Dr. Angela Joyner

Executive Director

Walker 275| 540.831.5373


Stacy Austin

Office Manager

Walker 275| 540.831.5373