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Meet the Staff

The Office of Personal Career Development (OPCD) is a part of the Provost's Office at The University of Dallas. As a member of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), the OPCD complies with the Principles for Ethical Professional Practice for career services professionals. 

 

Meet the Staff 

Shannon Blatt

Shannon BlattDirector of Career Services & Employer Relations

Office: Augustine Hall, Room 132 A
Phone: 972-721-4135
Email: sblatt1@udallas.edu
LinkedIn:  www.linkedin.com/in/shannon-blatt/

Master of Arts in English from the University of Dallas. Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications from Midwestern State University. 

Gaby O'Neill

Gaby O'NeillAssociate Director of Career Services

Office: Augustine Hall, Room 132 C
Phone: 972-721-4065
Email: goneill@udallas.edu
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/gabrielavmartin

Gaby is a UD alumna (master's and bachelor's degrees in Psychology) who supports students and alumni in identifying and engaging in meaningful professional development opportunities.

Christina Nguyen

Christina NguyenSenior Career Services Advisor

Office: Augustine Hall, Room 132 B
Phone: 972-265-5827
Email: mnguyen1@udallas.edu
LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/minhchristinanguyen

Christina assists students with career exploration and internship/career planning. Experienced in human resources and event planning, she is a UD alumna with an MBA and a BA in Business. 

 

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University Announces New Director of Civil Rights

The University of Dallas has announced a new director of civil rights, Luciana Milano. Milano, who has a Bachelor of Arts in government from Harvard College and a J.D. from Southern Methodist University’s Dedman School of Law, began her new role on Oct. 12.

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Donors Endow Philosophy Scholarship in St. John Henry Newman’s Name

“This is the first time we’ve had a scholarship in honor of a great Catholic intellectual — and now, within the last year, saint,” said President Thomas S. Hibbs, Ph.D., BA ’82 MA ’83, by way of introducing the St. John Henry Newman Scholarship in Philosophy recently endowed by alumnus Matthew Hejduk, MA '98 PhD '06, and his wife, Julia Hejduk, Ph.D. Julia was a colleague of Hibbs during his time at Baylor University, where she teaches in the Classics Department.

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