1401 Charlestown Road
Phoenixville, PA 19460
800.432.8322 | 610.935.0450
1401 Charlestown Road | Phoenixville, PA 19460 | 610.935.0450
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Are you an alum of the University of Valley Forge? Our Alumni area is made just for you.
The Student Success and Career Services Center (The Center), is a great resource for you to start your college career right! We offer the means to not only have you start your journey on the right foot, but to also help you succeed as you endeavor along your entire career here at the University of Valley Forge. You deserve the chance to succeed in college and The Center makes it a priority to ensure that you are provided with the proper tools to do just that. We accomplish this by trying to identify the academic or personal struggles you might have and reach out and come along side and assist in improving your academic progress and personal goal building. This gives the opportunity to make improvements that will contribute to your overall success.
The Center provides one-on-one interaction with students like you to help provide a smooth transition from high school to college and help you get acclimated to campus. We are actively involved in various activities around campus, meeting students like you outside of the office to meet and make real connections. In addition, we offer great coffee, fellowship and a place of solace. Our doors are open to all students who seek help.
The Center also provides career tools and resources designed to help you find jobs while in school and gives career direction as you prepare for graduation or graduate studies.
Amy Thurston graduated from Southeastern University with a Bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry and a minor in Counseling. She is a licensed minister in the Assemblies of God and has worked in Higher Education since 2002. In 2004, Amy started working as a Residence Director in the Office of Student Life at the University of Valley Forge. She served 5 years in Student Life and 2 years as the Associate Director of Recruitment in Admissions before moving into the role of Director of Student Success and Career Services (The Center). Amy had such a passion for students and their calling in life. She told her husband that her dream job would be to love and invest in the lives of students, while being one of their biggest fans by believing in the calling God had on their lives. When she was able to start the “The Center” she began to see her dreams come true. Amy's favorite part of working at UVF is when she met her husband Steve, who also works at UVF! They love mentoring students and leading Chapel electives dealing with relationships.
Steve Stein graduated from the University of Valley Forge with a Bachelor’s degree in Youth Ministry. He is a licensed minister in the Assemblies of God and has worked in Higher Education since 2008. Steve started working in the Office of the Registrar for three years. This helped him gain the experience that he now draws upon for his current position in "The Center". Steve has always had a passion and burden for students and is able to minister to them and feels blessed for such an opportunity. Steve’s favorite part of working at UVF is when he gets to meet with the students one-on-one to help, assist and mentor them. He is heavily involved as an advisor for three different student ministry groups and loves every minute of it. Steve’s wife of 18 years works at the college as well and assists him in his ministry. Denise WilliamsCareer Services Coordinator Denise Williams has a Master of Human Services with a concentration in counseling from Lincoln University. She has worked in both the corporate and non-profit sectors which has provided her a wealth of experience that she will now draw upon for her current position in “The Center.” Denise’s passion stems from helping others achieve their personal goals and seeing the transformation within a person once they have reached a major milestone in their life’s journey.
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Students Tell Their Story...
Alumni & Friends Reception - General Council 2015
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 9 pm - 12 am
Rosen Centre Hotel, Salons 1 & 2
The University of Valley Forge is a private Christian University located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 35 miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia. UVF offers on its sprawling park-like campus, as well as online, over 50+ undergraduate and eight graduate degrees in the Arts, the Sciences and the Professions. The university's mission is to prepare individuals for a life of service and leadership in the church and in the world.
University of Valley Forge is a private Christian University located in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 35 miles northwest of downtown Philadelphia. UVF offers on its sprawling park-like campus, as well as online, over 50+ undergraduate and eight graduate degrees in the Arts, the Sciences and the Professions. The university's mission is to prepare individuals for a life of service and leadership in the church and in the world.