Tykeson College and Career Advising Team

Our Tykeson Academic and Career Advisors are organized by six themes called Flight Paths listed below.  Meet with Tykeson Academic and Career Advisors to explore academic and career options and get academic advising related to a major in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Career Readiness Coaches in the University Career Center are close partners with our Tykeson Academic and Career Advisors and are also listed below by Flight Path.  Meet with Career Readiness Coaches for support finding career readiness opportunities and implementing career choices.


Healthy Communities

Acquire the knowledge to provide communities with the care they need. In the Healthy Communities flight path, you’ll work with world-renowned researchers to explore wellness on a local and global scale. Discover how living organisms interact, how the human body evolves, and how your mind functions to solve complex cultural issues. Become a leader in health care, public health, social services, community advocacy, and government to improve our world.

Located in Tykeson Hall, 2nd Floor

  • Sonia Gordillo, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Karla Haught, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Barbara Kessel, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Kim Marshel, Academic and Career Advising Coordinator
  • Julia Morrill, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Marnie Shapiro, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Jenni Van Wyk, Health Professions Advisor
  • Megan Weiler, Health Professions Advisor

E-mail: hcflightpath@uoregon.edu

Located in the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall, Garden Level

  • Dani Amtmann, Assistant Director for Career Readiness 

Scientific Discovery and Sustainability

Making sustainability part of everyday practice is one of the first steps toward protecting our environment and our future. In the Scientific Discovery and Sustainability flight path, you’ll examine the universe, from neurons to stars. Working with researchers across the natural sciences, you’ll learn about our ecosystem and the natural wonders of our planet. Explore the world through the sciences, environmental design technologies, and mathematics. Be the environmentalist our world needs.

Located in Tykeson Hall, 2nd Floor

  • Theresa Brostowitz, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Brittany McFall, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Elizabeth Milner, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Kelly Pratt, Academic and Career Advising Coordinator
  • Rebecca Ramos, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Ry Smith, Academic and Career Advisor

E-mail: sdsflightpath@uoregon.edu

Located in the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall, Garden Level

  • Colleen McCarthy, Career Readiness Coach

Media, Arts, and Expression

Artistic and cultural expression allows us to understand our world and imagine other worlds. Share your thoughts and ideas with peers to collaborate and build community. In the Media, Arts, and Expression flight path, you will explore human experience and ingenuity through language, literature, visual, and spoken storytelling. Learning from writers, artists, media-makers, performers, and the scholars who study them, you will expand your sense of the past as you help envision the future.

Located in Tykeson Hall, 1st Floor

  • Veratta Pegram-Floyd, Academic and Career Advising Coordinator
  • Kate Stucke, Academic and Career Advisor

E-mail: maeflightpath@uoregon.edu

Located in the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall, Garden Level

  • Anna Stamper, Career Readiness Coach

Global Connections

Understand communities and our common issues around the world through cultural literacy and perspectives. In the Global Connections flight path, you’ll have the opportunity to discover similarities and appreciate differences, as our world becomes ever vaster and yet more interconnected. Examine the diversity of human societies through the lenses of language, expression, and history.

Located in Tykeson Hall, 2nd Floor

  • Clay Chou, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Kenlei Cowell, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Courtney Garcia, Academic and Career Advising Coordinator
  • Christina Indovina, Academic and Career Advisor

E-mail: gcflightpath@uoregon.edu

Located in the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall, Garden Level

  • Zara Pastos, Career Readiness Coach

Industry, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation

Take the lead in navigating industry in our ever-changing world. Study start-ups and business models to generate bold answers for some of societies’ hardest questions. In the Industry, Entrepreneurship, and Innovation flight path, you’ll develop creative strategies by interpreting data and communicating your evaluations to broad audiences. Share innovative ideas eloquently and effectively to have a positive impact on your world.

Located in Tykeson Hall, 1st Floor

  • Bil Morrill, Assistant Director and Academic and Career Advisor

E-mail: ieiflightpath@uoregon.edu

Located in the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall, Garden Level

  • Kyle Santos, Career Readiness Coach

Public Policy, Society, and Identity

Identify how people come together for positive social change. In the Public Policy, Society, and Identity flight path, you’ll learn how societies evolve and function within the context of a changing world. Study systems of identity and power – from grassroots politics to the halls of Congress and beyond. Understand the many different paths to leadership and champion methods for taking an active role in shaping the communities in which we live.

Located in Tykeson Hall, 1st Floor

  • Gretchen Hill-Marino, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Elirissa Hui, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Brendan LeJeune, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Clara Martinez, Academic and Career Advisor
  • Melina Pastos, Academic and Career Advisor         
  • Veratta Pegram-Floyd, Academic and Career Advising Coordinator
  • Paige Schoenborn, Academic and Career Advisor

E-mail: ppsiflightpath@uoregon.edu

Located in the University Career Center in Tykeson Hall, Garden Level

  • Mat Wilson, Career Readiness Coach

Administrative and Operations Team

  • Miranda Atkinson, Associate Director
  • Courtney Garcia, Academic and Career Advising Coordinator
  • Dylan Lee, Intake and Operations Specialist
  • Kim Marshel, Academic and Career Advising Coordinator
  • Bil Morrill, Assistant Director and Academic and Career Advisor
  • Veratta Pegram-Floyd, Academic and Career Advising Coordinator
  • Kelly Pratt, Academic and Career Advising Coordinator
  • Gene Sandan, Director
  • Michael Teylan, Intake and Operations Specialist