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Melanie Buchmann

Melanie S. Buchmann

Academic Services Director
Department: Office of Business Student Success
Education: MA Counseling, Louisiana State University
Phone: 225-578-3211
Ye-Sho Chen

Ye-Sho Chen

International Experience Director
Francis M. Dud Coates MBA Professorship
Department: Office of Business Student Success
Education: PhD Industrial Engineering, Purdue University
Teaching Interests: Emerging Markets and Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Research Interests: Emerging Markets and Entrepreneurial Opportunities
Phone: 225-578-2510
Christie Englade

Christie A. Englade

Academic Services Academic Counselor 2
Department: Office of Business Student Success
Education: MA Higher Education & Student Affairs, Louisiana State University
Phone: 225-578-3211
Stephanie Gandy

Stephanie L. Gandy

Professional Development Internship Program Manager
Department: Office of Business Student Success
Education: MA Communication, Auburn University
Teaching Interests: Focused on developing and implementing workshops on career development and preparation, such as: Resume and Cover Letter Creation, Interviewing Preparation, Job Searching Strategies, Important of Internships, Social Media for the Job Searcher, and others.
Phone: 225-578-3211
Angela Guidry

Angela R. Guidry

Diversity and Inclusion Director
Department: Office of Business Student Success
Education: BS Marketing, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
Phone: 225-578-2848
Laurene Hutchinson

Laurene L. Hutchinson

Associate Rector for Business Residential College
Department: Office of Business Student Success
Education: MS ISDS, Louisiana State University
Teaching Interests: Database, SQL, IT Audit
Research Interests: Database, SQL
Phone: 225-578-2508
Ashley Junek

Ashley R. Junek

Assistant Dean for Academic Programs
Department: Office of Business Student Success
Education: PhD Education, Leadership, Research, & Counseling, Louisiana State University
Phone: 225-578-3211
Jordan Lizana

Jordan M. Lizana

Academic Services Coordinator of Recruitment and BRC Student Services
Department: Office of Business Student Success
Education: BA Political Science, Louisiana State University
Phone: 225-578-3211
Catherine Newcomb

Catherine Schexnayder Newcomb

Counselor
Department: Office of Business Student Success
Phone: 225-578-3211
Mary Tessier

Mary Kay Tessier

Academic Services Academic Counselor
Department: Office of Business Student Success
Education: MA Higher Ed and Student Affairs, Louisiana State University
Phone: 225-578-3211