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    Meet the Staff 

    Alice
    Addison Smithwick
    Recruiter/Advisor
     

    dsmithwick@coastalbend.edu

    361-664-2981 Ext 3025
      

    Beeville 
    Angela Abrigo
    Recruiter/Advisor & CTE Case Manager
    361-354-2599
     

    aabrigo@coastalbend.edu 

    Miguel Aguilar
    Disability Services & Student Misconduct Coordinator
    361-354-2728
    maguilar@coastalbend.edu  

    Leslie McCaleb-Dillon
    Career Advisor
    361-354-2246
    lmccalebdillon1@coastalbend.edu
     


     
     

      

     

    Kingsville
    Steffanie Wysack
    Recruiter/ Advisor
     
    swysack@coastalbend.edu
    361-592-1615 Ext 4077

     

    Pleasanton
     
     Rosalinda Perez 
     Recruiter/Advisor    
    830-596-4639 Ext 1225 
     
    Revised frame11/14/16 
  • CBC’s professional counselors and advisors strive to help students derive the maximum benefits from their college experience and to add enrichment and satisfaction to their personal development. CBC staff gives special attention to students who need assistance with personal, developmental, social, and career issues. Staff teaches strategies which help students learn to solve problems, make decisions, change behaviors and accept responsibilities. Counselors and staff work to improve the college environment by minimizing educational obstacles while maximizing personal and scholastic success of students. A wide range of services are designed to supplement a student’s total college experience.


  • These services include working with students in: 

      • planning college and career goals 

      • identifying or changing a college major 

      • explaining testing requirements and placement chart 

      • assistance with registration and advising processes 

      • selecting class schedules 

    By providing: 

      • special needs and disability services 

      • establishing degree plans 

      • help with financial aid or suspension appeals 

      • helping to improving academic standing through targeted advising 

      • intrusive advising by checking on student progress throughout the semester 

      • providing transfer assistance 

      • orientation 

      • transfer and recruitment events 

      • personal counseling and referrals 

      • career and job placement services 

      • online and face to face workshops 

      • special events designed for student success 

    Workshop topics include: 

      • student orientations 

      • communication skills 

      • financial aid opportunities 

      • study skills 

      • time management 

      • note taking 

      • avoiding plagiarism 

      • research paper writing 

      • resume writing 

      • money matters 

      • financial literacy 

      • mental health issues 

      • drug and alcohol abuse, etc.

  • Staff strives to assure the best services are provided to each student, creating the ideal learning environment to ensure success in educational programs, career goals, and life decisions.