Contact Information for CES
Students may schedule appointments with a career advisor by calling the corresponding telephone number below.
|OFFICE LOCATION||HOURS OF OPERATION|
|100 Holtz Hall|
Manhattan KS 66506-1701
|Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
* Closed between Christmas and New Year's Day
|Mary Ellen Barkley, Assistant Director|
Mary Ellen serves as liaison to the College of Agriculture. She has a bachelor's in psychology from Washington State University and a master's in college student personnel services from K-State. She has worked for CES for over 10 years.
|Colleges of Architecture, Planning, & Design and Human Ecology|
Dana Nordyke, Assistant Director
Dana serves as the liaison to the Colleges of Human Ecology and Architecture, Planning & Design. Dana received a bachelor's in business administration with a minor in economics, a master's in counseling and student development and currently is pursuing a PhD in counseling and student development all from K-State. Dana has been with CES since 2009.
Stefan Yates, Area Assistant
Stefan Yates is an Administrative Specialist working with the Colleges of Agriculture, Architecture, Planning, and Design, and Human Ecology. He has a bachelor's in social sciences from Kansas State University and is pursuing a master's in college student development. Stefan has been with CES since 2011.
Leah Adeniji, Assistant Director
Leah serves as the liaison to the College of Engineering. Leah received a bachelor's in communication, a master's in business administration, and a master's in change management from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Prior to coming to CES, Leah worked with Fortune 500 clientele and provided career development and counseling to business professionals, college, and high school students.
Mary Ewing, Area Assistant
Mary Ewing is a Senior Administrative Assistant working with the Colleges of Arts & Sciences and Engineering. She has a bachelor's in restaurant management from K-State. Mary has been with CES since 2006
Savannah serves as the liaison to the College of Business Administration. She received a bachelor's in English literature, a master's in college student development, and a graduate certificate in advising from Kansas State University.
|College of Arts and Sciences|
LaToya Farris, Assistant Director
LaToya is the liaison for the Colleges of Arts and Sciences. She has worked at CES since 2004. She assists with advising students on career related issues. LaToya received her bachelor's in social work and a master's in college student personnel from K-State.
Angela focuses on career services programming for graduate students and alumni. She has a bachelor's degree in psychology, a master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology and a PhD in professional coaching and human development.
Pat Hudgins, Associate Director
Pat serves as CES liaison to the College of Education students and leads other center-wide initiatives. Pat received her bachelor's in communication from the University of Cincinnati and her master's in counseling and college student personnel from K-State. She has worked at CES since 2013.
Alison Sotkovski, Area Assistant
Alison is a Senior Administrative Assistant working with the Colleges of Business and Education. She has been with CES since 2001.
|College of Technology and Aviation - Salina Campus|
Additional Advising Staff
Jared Meitler, Career Development Coordinator
As the Career Development Coordinator, Jared is responsible for the career advising needs of first-year and open-option students, walk-ins, and coordinating for student outreach. He also manages the Visitor Services area and assists students in finding part-time employment. Jared has a bachelor’s in Human Ecology from Kansas State University and is pursuing a master’s in Counseling & Student Development. He has worked at CES since 2012.
Programs and Services
Debbie Owens, On-Campus Interview Coordinator
Debbie is responsible for scheduling recruiting visits for employers and oversees on-campus interview processes. Debbie has been with CES since 2001.
Debbie Guillen, Project Manager
Debbie Guillen coordinates all the career fairs that CES sponsors throughout the academic year. She has been with CES since 2004.
Anthony YBarra, Employer Relations Coordinator
Kerri Day Keller, Director
Kerri directs the center’s overall operations. She has a PhD from K-State, a bachelor's degree in psychology/social work and master’s in student personnel. She has worked in career services for over 20 years at universities in IN, OH, NC, MO and KS.
Sharon Fritzson, Director's Assistant
Sharon supports the director's area and also takes care of the accounts for the center. She has an associate's degree in accounting and has worked for CES since 2001.
Jami Clark, Office Manager
Jami serves as the center's human resource liaison and helps coordinate and support office operations. Jami received her bachelor's in business administration from K-State. She has worked at CES since 1998.
Dawn Wall, Technology Coordinator
Dawn manages the center's computer systems and administers the center's website. She has worked at CES since 1995. Dawn has a bachelor's in secondary education from K-State.
Paraprofessionals and Interns
Gaby Armendariz, Paraprofessional
Alex Bright, Paraprofessional
Courtney Cox, Data Entry Assistant
Makenzie Droste, Graphic Design Intern
Emma Montgomery, Paraprofessional
Sterling Muse, Paraprofessional
Megan Thurlow, Marketing Intern
Jacob Winkel, Paraprofessional