CCO Staff

Stacie Jeffirs

Stacie Jeffirs
Director
sjeffirs@saintmarys.edu
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For 13 years, Stacie has served as the Director of Career Crossings. She is a certified Global Career Development Facilitator (GCDF) and Certified Career Services Provider (CCSP). She has a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication with a concentration in Journalism and minor in Graphic Design, and a Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Services with a concentration in Mental Health Counseling from Indiana University South Bend.

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • National Career Development Association
  • Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers
  • Career Development Professionals of Indiana
  • American Association for Employment in Education
  • Midwest Association of Prelaw Advisors

Angie Fitzpatrick

Angie Fitzpatrick
Assistant Director
afitzpatrick@saintmarys.edu
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Angie has been at Saint Mary’s College since 2019, and a part of academic career counseling since 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management from Bethel College along with an Associates in Computer Science. A graduate of the St. Joseph County Leadership program, she brings 20+ years experience in HR/ staffing, sales and marketing and business partner relationship experience. Angie has a passion for helping others succeed both professionally and personally. “I empower students to make a difference in the world.”

 

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • National Career Development Association
  • Midwest Association of Colleges and Employers
  • Career Development Professionals of Indiana
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • American Association for Employment in Education

Tammy Wever

Tammy Wever
Administrative Assistant
twever@saintmarys.edu
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With more than 10 years of experience in higher education office administration, Tammy brings her passion for helping students to the CCO team. “One of my favorite aspects in my role is meeting students, welcoming them to the office, and connecting them with our career counselors.” Tammy has been with Saint Mary’s since 2018.

Professional Affiliations:

  • National Association of Colleges and Employers
  • National Career Development Association
  • American Association for Employment in Education

Emily Patton '22

Emily Patton ’22
Graduate Assistant
epatton01@saintmarys.edu

Emily is a first year graduate student in the Master of Speech Language Pathology program. She received her bachelor's degree from Saint Xavier University in Chicago, IL in 2019. She assists the Career Crossings Office in many capacities with a focus on SLP student targeted programs and events. She aims to help students feel confident in their own skills and to feel prepared for their next steps after graduation.


Peyton Stearns

Peyton Stearns ’24
Student Assistant, Social Media
pstearns01@saintmarys.edu

Peyton is a current student with a major in Marketing and a double minor in Studio Art and Fashion. In the Career Crossings Office, Peyton works both as an assistant in the office and on the social media pages. Creating posts, captions, and inspiring past, present, and future Belles is a goal of hers. Besides working for CCO, she is involved both on the Saint Mary’s campus and at Notre Dame. Peyton is on the ND/SMC Irish Dance Team as well as the Model United Nations, rock climbing club, and a member of the Observer Social Media Team. 


Molly Keenan

Molly Keenan ’22
Student Assistant, Administrative
mkeenan01@saintmarys.edu

Molly is currently a junior studying Speech Language Pathology. She is from South Bend, Indiana and has worked in the Career Crossings Office since her freshman year. Molly loves working in the office, helping students schedule appointments with our advisors and her favorite thing is helping with the bulletin boards outside our office.