Career Development Staff
Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs
Tracy, a native of Lexington, graduated from Transylvania University in 1990 with a B.A. in psychology. She went on to receive an M.A. in Student Personnel Services in Higher Education from Eastern Kentucky University. In 2005, Tracy joined the Transylvania University Alumni office as Assistant Director of Alumni Programs, where she served for 10 years. In her subsequent roles as Director of Mentoring Programs, and Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, she uses her extensive knowledge of Transy's alumni base to pair students with mentors and to help them make connections for life after college. Tracy also works to secure internship and shadowship opportunities with alumni for current students.
Michael began his career at Transylvania in 2003 after working as a counselor at Augusta State University in Georgia. Michael has a master's degree in college counseling from SUNY Plattsburgh and is a National Certified Counselor. His undergraduate degree in philosophy and economics is from St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y., where he was Phi Beta Kappa and inducted into the Omicron Delta Kappa Leadership Society.
Coordinator of Employer, Graduate Programs and Community Relations
Susan is a native West Virginian, but has been a Lexington resident for many years. She received an undergraduate degree in marketing and an M.B.A. from Marshall University in Huntington, W. Va., and has a strong background in professional development. Susan maintains relationships with many companies and organizations throughout Lexington and the Bluegrass region. Susan is a resource for networking and job searching, and she coordinates the internship program.
Coordinator of Pre-Health Preparation Programs
Robin attended Transylvania before graduating from Pharmacy School at the University of Kentucky. Her role is to help prepare students in the pre-health disciplines for acceptance into graduate and professional programs. She does career counseling, helps students explore vocations, aids in preparing students for interviews and serves on the Pre-Health Advisory Committee. Robin’s purpose is to help guide each pre-health student to achieve their goal.
Jill is a Florida native who relocated to Scott County over fifteen years ago. She is nearing completion of her B.A. in Psychology with special emphasis in Counseling and Crisis Intervention. Jill has extensive experience with non-profit organizations, especially in the areas of international and domestic adoption/orphan care. She currently volunteers as an adoption advocate and mentor for families in the adoption process.
Jill will provide assistance to ensure students obtain all available resources offered through the Career Development Center. Contact her or stop into the office to set up an appointment with Susan or Michael.