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Cristina McDavid has been named the director of the Marshall University Office of Career Education.
McDavid, who previously worked at Ashland Community and Technical College (ACTC) as a professor and associate dean for academic affairs, assumed the role in January. She has years of experience in career education, student advising, and higher education instruction and leadership.
As the director, she will oversee the Student Resource Center, located in the Memorial Student Center, as well as the Career Services Center, located on 5th Avenue and 17th Street. In this role, McDavid will help ensure all students receive practical, hands-on and relevant assistance in every phase of their professional development leading to a career. She has also been tasked with helping ensure students’ academic and career goals are aligned – leading to the appropriate choice of major and long-term student persistence and success.