• Director, Outreach and Orientation, Academic Advising Center

Professional Organizations

  • National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). 09/01/2014 - present. Position : Member.

Courses I Teach

  • HUM 2800 - Humanities Scholars
    This course is designed for first year students admitted to the Humanities Scholars program. The year-long seminar is team taught by faculty from each discipline in the College of Humanities and explores an annual theme through the lenses of the disciplines. Students engage in discussion-based sessions focused on timely and relevant issues, while considering the role Humanities should play in addressing these challenges. Students are exposed to a broad range of foundational readings in the Humanities, comparing disciplinary approaches to problem solving.
  • HUM 3960 - Career Compass
    This class is designed for newly declared Humanities majors who are interested in experiencing the career planning process and exploring professional avenues available for graduates in the Humanities. The class will cover the dimensions of career planning including self-discovery, exploration, decision-making and implementation. The class will be individualized to your needs through the assignments and also through an individual appointment with a career counselor. You will begin matching your strengths, interests and values with possible career objectives to help you develop your unique career road map. To be followed by HUM 3970.
  • HUM 3970 - Mentors and Me
    This course is designed for majors in the Colleges of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Science who are ready for hands-on career preparation and implementation. Students will engage a range of professionals working currently in a variety of relevant fields, while gaining 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. Transitioning from university to professional or post-graduate plans is a process, and in this course, we will define it in three stages: reflection, research, and representation.
  • UGS 1050 - Major Exploration
    This course is designed for students who have not yet committed to a major and are motivated to explore themselves and their academic options at the University of Utah. Students will learn about the major/career decision making process, including self-assessments, evaluation of majors and careers, and will implement an action plan.