STUDENT AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT MEMBERS
VP of Student Affairs
As the VP of Student Affairs, Kelly sets the overall strategy and the vision for both the Student Services and Career Services Department and engages internal and external stakeholders to help prepare TFC students to live, work and lead in a digital society. In addition, Kelly leads the organization for all Career Fairs, Portfolio Shows, and Career Services Week - a 5 day event held in the Spring, dedicated to hosting various panels, workshops, and Q&A sessions with top industry professionals. Both students and alumni are welcome to set up a one-on-one meeting with Kelly at any time, by sending an email or calling her direct line at: 312-506-4624.
Carlos Baldizón Martini
Director of Career Services
As the Director of Career Services, Carlos is the link between employers and TFC alumni and students. As a career advocate, Carlos' role is part recruiter and part Career Services advisor. He focuses on providing alumni and students with the tools and resources necessary to undergo an effective and successful job search, and pays close attention to the essential etiquette required for the process. He also builds relationships with employers in order to properly assist them with their hiring needs. Carlos manages the Alumni Job Board, the Career Services website and helps organize Career Services Week, Career Fair, and Internship Fair as they are key events specifically geared towards connecting employers and TFC talent. Once you graduate, you'll be hearing a lot from him, so be sure to check your inbox and voicemail regularly to avoid missing out on industry events and employment opportunities. These opportunities may consist of freelance, part-time, full-time or paid internship opportunities.
Student Services Manager
As the Student Services Manager, Beth is your main point of contact and specialist for all things related to student life while you're in school. She provides academic guidance, leadership, engagement, and maintains partnerships across campus for the purpose of improving both your academic and professional success. Beth partners with the Registrar as well as Faculty in order to track and monitor student retention. You'll be getting a lot of emails from her, so be sure to check your inboxes regularly to avoid missing out on very important information. If you have any questions, make sure to reach out to Beth and she'll assist you further.
Student Services & Career Services Candy Bowl
As the Student Services & Career Services Candy Bowl, Candie is your sugar rush specialist and your "got to" for all things yummy while participating in campus events. She frequents workshops, office hours, and guest speaker presentations. You'll be getting a lot of sweet treats from her, so be sure to brush your teeth regularly! Candie looks forward to making your acquaintance.