Coordinator of Academic Affairs
Craft & Hawkins Department of Petroleum Engineering
Louisiana State University
3207D Patrick F. Taylor Hall
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Phone: 225-578-6058 / Fax: 888-965-9518
- Recruiting: recruit qualified students that will excel in petroleum engineering.
- Retention: council and work with students to ensure that they have a successful experience in petroleum engineering.
- Placement: assist graduating students to find full-time positions in the oil and gas industry; to assists undergraduate students to find summer employment in the oil and gas industry.
- Summer Geology Camp: coordinate petroleum engineering departmental activity associated with the summer geology camp conducted by the geology department in Colorado.
- Minority Recruiting: assist the Minority Engineering Director through out the year in an effort to attract top minority students into the petroleum-engineering department.
- Represent the department at University functions at high schools, community events, professional meetings, and other programs.
- Evaluate undergraduate students' academic performance, advises undergraduate students with course selection, and maintains academic records of all undergraduate students.
- Communicate with incoming foreign exchange students to ensure the completion of all requirements, paperwork, and to assist in solving other problems.
- Manage petroleum engineering scholarship program.
- A.S., Petroleum Technology, Nicholls State University
- B.A., Management & Communications, Concordia University
- M.S. in Management, Troy State University
- Ph.D. Educational Leadership & Research, Louisiana State University
- Mallard Well Service, Lafayette, LA, 1977-78
- Pennzoil Producing Company, Lafayette, LA, 1978-80
- Superior Oil Company/Mobil Oil Company, Lafayette, LA, 1980-86
- Self Employed, Lafayette, LA, 1986-90
- Sears Business Centers, Kenner, LA, 1990-92
- International Technology, Slidell, LA, 1992-96
- Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, 1996-present
- Introduction to Petroleum Engineering 1010 (Pete 1010)