Meet the Career Services Staff

Tahlequah Campus

LYNDIE BENTON
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Career Counselor
CASE Building, Lower Level
918-444-3116
 
Lyndie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and a Masters of Arts in Communication from Northeastern State University. She is looking forward to being a part of the Career Services team and being able to help students become career ready.
 
Kandra Medlin
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Career Events Specialist
CASE Building, Lower Level
918-444-3111
 
Kandra began working at NSU in 1990. The best part of working in Career Services is being able to assist and connect students, employers and alumni with resources available to answer their questions related to jobs, events and services provided by the department to reach their career related goals. In her spare time, Kandra enjoys volunteering at her church and community projects,and scrapbooking memories spent with family and friends.
 
Shannon Schwaebler
Shannon Schwaebler Director NSU Career Services
Director
CASE Building, Lower Level
918-444-3110
 
Shannon hails from Kansas City, MO. She holds a Bachelors degree in Chemistry and a Masters in Higher Education Administration with a specialization in Student Affairs. Her background has included work in recruitment, honors programs, student involvement and development and career development. Shannon believes career paths are not linear and that there is no one way to achieve career success. It is her hope through the work we do in Career Services at NSU we are able to play a role in helping students and alumni navigate their career path. In Shannon's spare time she enjoys working out, traveling, cooking, and spending time with her husband, son, and two dogs.
 
Shannon Vick
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Administrative Assistant
CASE Building, Lower Level
918-444-3115
 
Shannon oversees the front desk, assists with Handshake requests from student, alumni and employers, along with assisting employers with job postings. Before joining NSU she served several years in the Healthcare field. Her favorite vacation spot is the beach. In her free time she enjoys shopping, spending time with family and her dogs. Her hobbies are yoga and long walks.
 

Broken Arrow Campus

Michele Patterson

Michele Patterson Career Counselor Headshot

Michele graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma. She continued her education in Sydney, Australia and completed an Advanced Diploma in Leadership. She is thrilled to be a part of the Career Services team, connecting NSU students to their exciting future careers! During her time off, she enjoys traveling, reading, studying the Italian language and volunteering at her church

Employer Relations Career Counselor
Administrative Services Building, Suite 219
918-449-6168
patter46@nsuok.edu