Center for Academic and Professional Success

CENTER FOR ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL SUCCESS (CAPS)

Dr. Sheila C. Porterfield, Interim Director

The Center for Academic and Professional Success (CAPS) is a comprehensive College of Business resource center that focuses on preparing students for their entry into the business world.  The Center is comprised of the Student Professional Development Services, Student Advising and Retention Services, and Student Career Management and Placement Services.

STUDENT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SERVICES

Dr. Vershun L. McClain, Coordinator

Student Professional Development Services is designed to provide students instruction in a series of professional development courses. 

STUDENT ADVISING AND RETENTION SERVICES

Ms. Maggie Jean Walker, Director of Academic Services

Ms. Jacqueline Triplett-Spires, Coordinator

Student Advising and Retention Services assists students with a wide range of advisement services, programs, and activities.  It also directs students to their major department where they will be able to receive detailed academic advisement from their faculty advisor.  The office works with student retention efforts in the College of Business.

CAREER MANAGEMENT AND PLACEMENT SERVICES

The purpose of Career Management and Placement Services is to provide students with a wide-range of career-related services whether they seek experiential learning experiences in business organizations, permanent employment opportunities in business and industry, or advanced study opportunities in graduate school.  Students are provided with a variety of career and employment-related tools, resources, and interview opportunities.  

Location:  Suites 350