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Meet Our Staff

Call 512-232-8400 or visit us at JES A115 to schedule an appointment with an academic advisor or career counselor.

For general questions, you can email our office.

Molly Gully

Molly Gully joined the Vick Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling in November 2015 after serving as an advisor in the Department of Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering for seven years and in the College of Liberal Arts for two years. During her time at the University, she has held leadership roles with the Academic Counselor Association (ACA) and served as an elected representative on Staff Council. Prior to joining the advising profession, she was a counselor and crisis specialist in Phoenix, AZ. Molly holds a master of counseling and a bachelor of arts in humanities from Arizona State University.

Kellie Caroselli
Academic Advisor

Kellie joined the Vick Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling after earning her M.Ed. in higher education counseling and student affairs from UT. She earned her B.A. in education, with a major in mathematics and a minor in health sciences, from the University of Michigan. After teaching high school math and coaching for six years, she realized that she wanted to begin working with students transitioning into college. While earning her Master’s degree, Kellie interned as an academic advisor at UT and as a counselor at Austin Community College.

Yvanna Corella
Academic Advisor

Before joining the Vick Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling team, Yvanna Corella worked as an academic coach in the Personalized Academic Career Exploration Center at Texas State University. She also served as an orientation leader and worked in the Texas State Campus Recreation Center. Yvanna has a bachelor’s degree in exercise sport science and a master of science degree in recreation and leisure services with a focus in therapeutic recreation from Texas State University.

Sara Corson
Academic Advisor

Sara joined the Vick Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling after serving as Pre-Health Academic Advisor at the University of Michigan. Prior to becoming an advisor, she completed a post-doctoral research fellowship at the University of Michigan after obtaining her PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Virginia. Sara earned her B.S. in Biology and Zoology from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Alison Devlin
Career Counselor

Alison Devlin has been helping people explore, develop, and plan their education and career opportunities for over twelve years. Alison gained experience in career counseling on a college campus in the Career Services Office at Texas State University while completing her master of arts in counseling from St. Edward’s University. Her experience also spans the globe to include a position as a vocational rehabilitation counselor in the United Kingdom, where she was able to assist people with disabilities in finding and retaining employment. Alison’s education also includes a bachelor of science in psychology from the University of Ulster in
Northern Ireland.

Kelly Frazer
Academic Advisor

Kelly joined the Vick Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling after completing an academic advising internship at Pennsylvania State University. She previously worked as a financial aid counselor at UT, the University of Houston, and Northern Virginia Community College and served as an AmeriCorps member with the Austin college access non-profit, College Forward. Kelly earned her B.A. in English at Texas A&M University and her M.A. in Higher Education Administration at George Washington University.

Jeffrey Handy
Academic Advisor

Jeff joined the Vick Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling after serving as an AmeriCorps member at the Austin-based nonprofit College Forward, where he was a College Completion Coach helping first generation and low-income college students reach their dreams of obtaining the benefits of higher education and a college degree. Jeff earned his B.A. in Philosophy from SUNY Geneseo.

Melva Harbin
Senior Program Coordinator

Melva joined the Vick Center for Strategic Advising & Career Counseling in November 2008 after serving as an advisor in various departments at UT, including the College of Liberal Arts, Department of Government, and McCombs School of Business. Prior to her academic advisor positions, she served as an admissions counselor at UT and Concordia University. In addition, Melva has served in many leadership roles within the Academic Counselors Association (ACA) and National Academic Advising Association (NACADA). Melva earned a B.A. in behavioral sciences from Concordia University.

Jordyn Harrison
Academic Advisor

Jordyn joined the Vick Center after earning her M. Ed in College and University Student Personnel Administration from UT Austin. In her final semester of college, she realized she wanted to help students navigate university life and guide them in choosing a major they love. Jordyn brings experience from all over campus including Student Judicial Services, Career Services in the College of Natural Sciences, and Athletics Academic and Student Services. She holds a B.A. in Religious Studies and minor in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Veronica Heiskell
Career Counselor

Veronica recently finished her master of arts in counseling & guidance in higher education/student affairs at California Polytechnic State University. She earned her B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles with a major in psychology and a minor in lesbian, gay, bisexual, & transgender studies. After graduating she served as an AmeriCorps member for two years, discovering the field of higher education. She has worked in a number of positions in higher education, including Cal Poly Career Services, the College of Science & Math Advising Center, Stanford High School Summer College, and the Gender Equity Center.

Bri Liu
Academic Advisor

Bri recently finished her Master’s in higher education counseling from The University of Texas at Austin. She also holds a B.S. in psychology from UT. During the past year, she interned at the Health Professions Office on campus as a health professions coach/advisor, working with students to be successful and competitive for any health professions track. She also recently finished a counseling internship with Communities in Schools at an alternative high school, working with at risk youth.