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Gateway Advising and Major Exploration Center

Dockery 203
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4721
gateway@ucmo.edu



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Open Option Career Counselors

Ken Schueller

Ken Schueller
Director
Ph. 660-543-4721
Email: schueller@ucmo.edu

 

Hello – My name is Ken Schueller, Career Counselor and Director of Career Development Services at the University of Central Missouri.  I am glad that you found me because if you are trying to make a “major” or “minor” decision regarding your career, then I’ve been looking for you.  Don't put off getting the individualized assistance you need any longer.  I specialize in helping the undecided and I’d love to help you!

Originally from the great state of Wisconsin, my professional life has provided me with experience in aviation technology, safety, quality assurance, industrial management, production management and career development in a wide variety of locations and settings.

Academically, I have undergraduate degrees in aviation technology and management with an emphasis in human resources; advanced degrees in management and human resource development (specializing in career development).  I am an internationally certified career coach and a nationally recognized master career development professional, with additional credentials in administering and interpreting career assessments.

Remember this – Deciding on a major may be a major decision, but it's not a decision you have to face on your own – call now!

   

Hi!  My name is Michelle Dahlstrom, Career Counselor in the Gateway Center at The University of Central Missouri. If you are in the process of selecting a major, or reconsidering your current degree program, or want to explore your career options, I am here to help you. You deserve individualized assistance in this very important life process. I specialize in helping the undecided, and I would love to work with you!

I grew up on the Minnesota-North Dakota border and have been in Missouri since 1994. In my career journey, I have worked in advertising and marketing; broadcast and print media production; university campus activities; and mental health/substance abuse counseling. I am a Missouri-licensed professional counselor, and I am living my career dream, which is to help you discover and live your career dreams!

Academically, I have a B.A. in English and communications with an emphasis in public relations, and I earned my Master’s of Science degree in counseling/clinical psychology from the University of Central Missouri. I am additionally credentialed in administering and interpreting career assessments.

Choosing a major is an important decision, but it’s not a decision you have to do alone; let me assist you! Call now to schedule an appointment at your convenience.

 

Michelle Dahlstrom

Michelle Dahlstrom

Career Counselor
Ph. 660-543-4721
Email: mdahlstrom@ucmo.edu

 
     

Carmen Binder

Katherine Norris
Career Counselor
Ph. 660-543-4721
Email:knorris@ucmo.edu

 

Hello, UCM community! Thank you for visiting our page. My name is Katherine Norris. As a Career Counselor in the Gateway Advising & Major Exploration Center, I provide education, advising and support to help students meet educational and vocational needs.

I was born and raised in Chicago, IL and lived in Arkansas for 13 years. I moved to the Warrensburg area in 2002. I received my undergraduate degree in Psychology at UCM and have 8 years of experience working on campus. I earned a graduate degree in Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. I have social service experience in the areas of health education, child development, domestic violence prevention, mental health, developmental disabilities and supported employment.

 

It is a privilege to be part of the Career Development Services team at UCM. I look forward to helping you explore and develop your career interests and goals.

 

 

Hello. My name is Dana Hoover, and I am a Career Counselor in the Gateway Center, and I also provide gateway academic advisement services to Open Option students. I'm here to assist students who are in the process of deciding their major, as well as those who are maybe rethinking their current degree program, or are seeking information about their related career options.

I have earned two degrees from the University of Central Missouri, a Bachelor's in Geography and a Master's in Sociology. I have worked with many types of students during my ten years at UCM, including exchange, international, transfer, provisional, and open option students. In addition, I have been a sponsor of the International Student Organization. My specialty is providing caring career counseling and gateway academic advisement in a timely manner.

We are here to make your educational dreams come true! Schedule an appointment today.

Dana Hoover

Dana Hoover
Career Counselor
Ph. 660-543-4721
Email: hoover@ucmo.edu