Taunya Dressler
  • Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Affairs, College Of Humanities

Current Courses

Spring 2021

  • HUM 2800-001
    Humanities Scholars
  • HUM 3960-001
    Hum Career Compass
    Location: CANVAS (CANVAS)

Professional Organizations

  • ASHE: Association for the Study of Higher Education. 04/2019 - present. Position : Member.
  • AAC& U: Association of American Colleges and Universities. 10/2018 - present. Position : Member.
  • National Humanities Alliance. 10/2016 - present. Position : Member.
  • NASPA: National Association for Student Affairs Professionals. 09/2012 - 09/2015. Position : Member.
  • Utah Women in Higher Education. 04/2011 - present. Position : Member.
  • NACADA: National Association for Academic Advising. 11/2010 - present. Position : Member.
  • CASE: Council for the Advancement of Education. 01/2007 - 12/2010. Position : Member.

Courses I Teach

  • HUM 2800 - Humanities Scholars Seminar
    This course is designed for first year students admitted to the Humanities Scholars program. In this year-long seminar, students gain foundational knowledge of the humanities while developing essential skills to navigate the first year of college. Students learn alongside a community of peers with the support of faculty mentors, academic advisors, and career coaches who help students define their education, craft their professional persona, explore big questions facing the world today, and apply classroom learning to community projects.
  • HUM 3960 - Humanities Career Compass
    This course is designed for majors in the College of Humanities who are ready for hands-on career exploration and implementation. Students will gain practical skills in personal branding, networking, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing and researching available jobs. Students in this course will polish job search documents, connect with professionals in their prospective field, create a professional online presence, and develop an individualized job search strategy.
  • HUM 3960 - Humanities Career Compass
    This course is designed for majors in the College of Humanities who are ready for hands-on career exploration and implementation. Students will gain practical skills in personal branding, networking, resume and cover letter writing, interviewing and researching available jobs. Students in this course will polish job search documents, connect with professionals in their prospective field, create a professional online presence, and develop an individualized job search strategy.