Faculty & Staff Involvement

The Career Champion program aims to recognize faculty & staff that go above and beyond in preparing students for their careers. Below are three ways you can become a Career Champion.

How to Become a Career Champion


Connecting with Career Services

Becoming a Career Champion requires faculty or staff members to go above the call of duty in providing students with meaningful tools such as: 

Connecting with Employers

Career Champions notify students about on-campus career fairs & informational sessions. In doing so, students are able to connect with employers & alumni who can serve as mentors through:

Being a Mentor

Not only do Career Champions connect students with Career Services and employers, Career Champions mentor and guide students on their journey towards a professional career. 

The most rewarding experience as a career mentor is seeing students’ self-confidence grow during their years of study at WSU & helping them to impress, earn respect, & succeed in their careers. - Dr. Isabel Asensio, Chair, Department of Foreign Languages

Fall 2020 Career Champions



Brian Cottle

Dumke College of Health Professions


Dr. Ed Walker

College of


Dr. Isabel Asensio

Lindquist College of Arts & Humanities


Justin Knighton

College of Engineering, Applied Science & Technology


Lisa Hopkins

Goddard School of Business & Economics


Dr. Ryan Cain

Moyes College of


Steve Vigil

College of Social & Behavioral Sciences