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Christine Cruzvergara

Christine leads an office of over twenty professionals in a centralized career center serving approximately 34,000 students. She has had the opportunity to lead this large and diverse staff to re-envision career education achieving institutional, regional, and national recognition. She has a reputation of being a creative problem-solver and enjoys the challenge of leading a team to embrace and drive change. She previously worked in career services at Georgetown University and in new student orientation and student activities at The George Washington University prior to Mason. She completed her master’s degree in college student personnel from University of Maryland, College Park.

Christine currently serves on the conference committee for the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE). She recently concluded her service as the co-chair for the NACE career readiness strategic initiative committee and chair for the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) commission for career services after completing a three-year term on the directorate board. She participated in the NACE Management Leadership Institute (MLI), received the ACPA Commission for Career Services – Innovation Award in 2015, NACE Rising Star Award in 2013, the Leadership Award for her service to ACPA’s commission for career services in 2011 and the Volunteering Award in 2010. She has delivered a number of national and international presentations and keynotes, and has strong interests in career services, student transition, intergroup dynamics, leadership, and management.