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Staff and Mission

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Mission Statement

The staff at SUNY Cortland Career Services is dedicated to providing high quality career counseling assistance to students, alumni, and community members with an emphasis on the development of lifetime skills that lead to successful career and educational choices.

Career Services Staff

Michele Baran, assistant director/online operations specialist
michele.baran@cortland.edu

  • graduate outcomes, social media, career counseling

Mickey Gibbons, career resource specialist
michelina.gibbons@cortland.edu

  • employer relations, on-campus recruiting, job search

Courtney Mantey, credentials coordinator
Courtney.mantey@cortland.edu

  • letters of recommendation, fingerprinting

Lisa Randolph, assistant director
lisa.allen@cortland.edu

  • career counseling, teacher certification

Calvin Ruthven, student employment coordinator 
calvin.ruthven@cortland.edu

  • student employment, job search, mock interviews

John Shirley, director of career services
john.shirley@cortland.edu

  • career counseling, internships, teacher certification

Donna Young, secretary
donna.young@cortland.edu

  • office administration