• Assistant Director Undergraduate Programs Office

Educational Background

  • M.S., Agriculture Economics, Texas A&M University, 2000
  • B.S., Agriculture Economics, Texas A&M University, 1994

Research Interests

  • Courses Taught:

    ALED 380 – Special Topics  
    KINE 198 – Athletics CHAMPS 101 Life Skills
    RPTS 101 – Introduction to Recreation, Park and Tourism Sciences
    RPTS 481 – Senior Seminar
    RPTS 484 – Internship

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Service Award, Artie McFerrin Department of Chemical Engineering, 2014
  • Fish Camp Namesake, 2013
  • AIChE Advisor of the Year, 2012 & 2013
  • President’s Award for Academic Advising, 2012
  • AIChE Staff Member of the Year, 2010
  • Anthony Endowed Staff Excellence Award, 2009
  • Texas A&M Athletics Department, Award of Excellence, 2006
  • Texas A&M University Ed Guthrie Advisor Award, 2001

Selected Publications

  • Prep for Success: A Practical Guide ISBN: 978-1-4652-3897-9 in progress with Kendall Hunt Publishing
  • M. Holtzapple, K. Toback, C. Holtzapple. “Foundation Coalition: Impact on Chemical Engineering Education at Texas A&M University 20 Years Later” paper presented at First Year Engineering Experience Conference 2014
  • Care and Feeding of Your Freshman Year; invited speaking engagements across Texas 2011
  • Shifting the Paradigm, invited presentation National Association for Advisors in Athletics, National Meeting 2005
  • Saving Students, presented National Association of Academic Counselors and Advisors, National Meeting 1999