Important: COVID-19 Advising Update

Make a Remote Appointment with an Academic or Career Advisor expanding section

The Academic Advising Center & Career Services Offices strives to best serve all who utilize our services. Due to COVID-19, our office will not be conducting in person appointments anymore as of March 18, 2020. Instead we will be offering virtual appointments via phone call, email, or video chat Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Please note that due to the constantly evolving circumstances, it may take longer than normal to hear back, and we will be updating our website as things progress. 

Drop-in Peer Advising

If you have a quick academic or career advising question, our Peer Advisors are available to chat Monday-Thursday from 9am-4:30pm and Friday from 9am-1pm through Microsoft Teams:

  1. Click https://teams.microsoft.com/l/chat/0/0?users=peeradvisors@uwlax.edu
  2. Chat with the Peer Advisors to let them know what kind of help you are looking for

Making Academic Advising Appointments

If you are assigned in our office, you can make your appointment online through Navigate, email your advisor, or email advising@uwlax.edu.

If you are not assigned an Academic Advisor in our office, you can make an appointment by calling us at 608.785.6950.

Making Career Advising Appointments

To make an appointment for career advising, you can do so online through Navigate or by calling us at 608.785.6950.

 

Last Updated: 9/17/20 2:45 p.m.

COVID Job Search & Internship Tips expanding section
Internships and Full-Time Jobs expanding section

Online UWL Career Resources & Tools 

These tools are available to you anytime and may be particularly helpful at this moment:

Connecting with Employers

As best as is possible, UWL’s Academic Advising Center & Career Services is continuing to facilitate meaningful connections to opportunities for La Crosse students. We are actively reaching out to recruiting employers to assess hiring needs & plans and to share virtual and remote services. 

Virtual Career Events
The Academic Advising Center & Career Services Office will continue to support your ability to connect with employers. 

  • Virtual Recruiting Events - Employers are creating new virtual recruiting events daily and may present an opportunity to connect with employers in a new way.

 Resume Support Resources

Find a Remote Internship

  • Micro Internship - Interns & Recent Graduates - short-term paid professional projects
  • Covintern - a site developed by a student at Indiana University to share a crowdsourced list of current remote internship postings.  

COVID-19 Search Strategies & Tools

Summer and Part-Time Job Resources expanding section

If you are looking for a summer or part-time position, we encourage you to review the resources compiled by the UWL Financial Aid Office.

UWL's Covid-19 FAQ Page expanding section

For the most up to date campus information, go to UWL's COVID-19 FAQ page

Administrative Team

Becky Vianden  Profile of Becky Vianden

Director Acad Advising & Career Service
1209 Centennial Hall
bvianden@uwlax.edu
608.785.8517

Karen Durnin  Profile of Karen Durnin

University Service Program Associate
1209 Centennial Hall
kdurnin@uwlax.edu
608.785.6950

Specialty areas:

Internship Coordinator

Rebecca Lee  Profile of Rebecca Lee

Employer Outreach Coordinator
1209 Centennial Hall
rlee@uwlax.edu
608.785.8362

Specialty areas:

Job fairs and other career events and employer recruiting visits (information sessions and on-campus interviews)

Academic Advisors

Michele Nauman  Profile of Michele Nauman  Office hours

Senior Advisor
1209 Centennial Hall
mnauman@uwlax.edu
608.785.6950

Specialty areas:

-Academic Advisor for first year students in: Biology, Political Science/Public Administration and Sociology.

-Academic Advisor for undeclared students in the College of Science and Health (CSH) and College of the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CASSH).

Celinda Davis  Profile of Celinda Davis  Meet with me  Office hours

Academic Advisor
1209 Centennial Hall
cdavis2@uwlax.edu
608.785.6950

Specialty areas:

Transfer Student Advising

Undeclared/Exploration Advising

Jamie Schweiger  Profile of Jamie Schweiger  Meet with me  Office hours

Navigate Functional Lead
1209 Centennial Hall
jschweiger@uwlax.edu
608.785.6950

Specialty areas:

-Academic Advisor for first year students in: Exercise & Sports Science and Sociology

-Academic Advisor for undeclared students in the College of Science and Health (CSH) and College of the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CASSH)

Kalia Vang  Profile of Kalia Vang

Int. Academic & Career Advisor
1209 Centennial Hall
kvang@uwlax.edu
608.785.8515

Specialty areas:

Academic advising for first year biology majors and undeclared students. Career advising for the College of Business Administration.

Katy Morrison  Profile of Katy Morrison  Meet with me  Office hours

Advisor
1209 Centennial Hall
kmorrison@uwlax.edu
608.785.6954

Specialty areas:

First-year advising for Exercise and Sport Science, English and Communication Studies
Undeclared advising

Linh Nguyen  Profile of Linh Nguyen  Meet with me  Office hours

Academic Advisor
1209 Centennial Hall
lnguyen@uwlax.edu
608.785.6880

Specialty areas:

First-year advising for FIN, PSY, and undeclared students in the College of Science and Health (CSH) and College of the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities (CASSH).

Sharie Brunk  Profile of Sharie Brunk  Meet with me

Senior Advisor
1209 Centennial Hall
sbrunk@uwlax.edu
608.785.6950

Specialty areas:

Academic Advisor for 1st year Biology, Communication Studies, Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies, and undeclared students

Career Advisors

Brenda Leahy  Profile of Brenda Leahy

Senior Student Service Coordinator
1209 Centennial Hall
bleahy@uwlax.edu
608.785.8633

Specialty areas:

Career Advising for the School of Education and the College of Business Administration 

Aiyana Dettmann  Profile of Aiyana Dettmann  Meet with me  Office hours

Career Advisor
1209 Centennial Hall
adettmann@uwlax.edu
608.785.6950

Specialty areas:

College of Arts, Social Sciences, & Humanities (CASSH) and School of Visual & Performing Arts (VPA)

Amanda Blair  Profile of Amanda Blair  Meet with me

Career Advisor-CSH
1209 Centennial Hall
ablair@uwlax.edu
608.785.6950

Specialty areas:

College of Science and Health: natural sciences and math

Kalia Vang  Profile of Kalia Vang

Int. Academic & Career Advisor
1209 Centennial Hall
kvang@uwlax.edu
608.785.8515

Specialty areas:

Academic advising for first year biology majors and undeclared students. Career advising for the College of Business Administration.

Renee Smith  Profile of Renee Smith  Meet with me

Student Services Coordinator
1209 Centennial Hall
rsmith@uwlax.edu
608.785.6950

Specialty areas:

Career Advisor for exercise, health, and recreation majors in the College of Science & Health

Pre-Health Student Resource Center Team

Erin Flottmeyer  Profile of Erin Flottmeyer  Office hours

Academic Advisor - Pre-Health
1209 Centennial Hall
eflottmeyer@uwlax.edu
608.785.6950

Joshua Bench  Profile of Joshua Bench

Pre-Health Student Res Coordinator
1209 Centennial Hall
jbench@uwlax.edu
608.785.6590

Specialty areas:

Coordinate programming, outreach, group advising, and assessment in the Pre-Health Student Resource Center

Travis Hendrickson  Profile of Travis Hendrickson  Meet with me  Office hours

Academic Advisor-Pre-Health
1232 Centennial Hall
thendrickson@uwlax.edu
608.785.6590

Specialty areas:

Academic Advising

Pre-Health Academic Advising 

Radiation Therapy Academic Advising

Nuclear Medicine Technology Academic Advising

 

Graduate Assistants

Katelyn Pearson  Profile of Katelyn Pearson  Office hours

Student

pearson4624@uwlax.edu

Specialty areas:

I work primarily with first-year undecided students, but anyone can schedule an appointment with me.

Peer Advisors

Corrina Romandine profile photo
Corrina Romandine
John Roherty profile photo
John Roherty
Maddie Thoma profile photo
Maddie Thoma
Nora Harvel profile photo
Nora Harvel

Student Staff

Brent Greupink profile photo
Brent Greupink
Ellie Rogalinski profile photo
Ellie Rogalinski
Lexie Blaschko profile photo
Lexie Blaschko
Ma Lee Thao profile photo
Ma Lee Thao
Mackenzie Anderson profile photo
Mackenzie Anderson