Student Success Center

VFCC Student Success and Career Services Center

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.

Meet "The Center" Staff

Amy Thurston

Director of Student Success and Career Services

Amy ThurstonAmy 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.

Christian Delcid

Student Success and Career Services Counselor

Christian DelcidChristian Delcid graduated from the University of Valley Forge with a Bachelor's degree in Digital Media. He has worked in High Education since 2013. Christian worked as an Admissions Counselor at the University of Valley Forge where he enjoyed helping students decide what major and school would be the best fit for them along with their career goals. Christian's ultimate passion is to help students understand their natural strengths and utilize that to motivate them towards their God-given dreams. Christian enjoys sports and is currently one of the assistant women's soccer coaches at UVF.

Are you an outside employer or organization looking to provide volunteer or paid work opportunities for UVF students? Please email our Career Services Office.

IMPORTANT: The Career Services Office makes no representations or guarantees about positions listed on ‚Äčthis website and is not responsible for the safety, wages, working conditions or other aspects of employment. It is the responsibility of the student or alumnus to take all necessary precautions when interviewing for or accepting any position. He or she is solely responsible for obtaining or confirming any necessary information concerning an employer.
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