Amanda Galvan, LPC

Amanda Galvan, LPC

Director of Student Success

Texas A&M Rangel College of Pharmacy
1010 W AVE B RM 217
Kingsville, TX   78363-8202

Phone: 361.221.0964
Fax: 361.221.0790

Education and Training

Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Master of Science in Counseling and Guidance, 2010

Texas A&M University-Kingsville
Bachelor of Science Interdisciplinary Studies, 2006

Board Certifications

  • Certified by Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors, 2015
  • Certified by Texas State Board for Educator Certification, 2006

Amanda M. Galvan is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a certified educator who has experience developing programs that promote individual growth and development.  Ms. Galvan has served the higher education community for eight years and has previous experience with US Department of Education grant-funded programs. Her career in higher education includes employer relations, career counseling, grant writing, fellowship advising, and student success program development. She comes to us from Texas A&M University-Kingsville, where she transitioned from the Career Services Department to Center for Student Success as the Academic Career Counselor and Academic Career Literacy Program Coordinator. She is a member of the National Career Development Association and has made a number of presentations focused on program evaluation and assessment at national conferences.

Publications & Professional Conference Presentations

  • Galvan, A. & Negrete, A. (2017) “Responding to students’ career development needs by promoting career literacy.” Career Convergence Web Magazine.
  • National Association of Fellowship Advisors Association 9th Biennial Conference. Philadelphia, PA. July 2017. Presentation title: “Making the first move: effective fellowship advising for first generation college students.”
  • 15th Annual Texas A&M Assessment Conference. College Station, TX. February 2015. Presentation title: “Evaluating the effectiveness of academic and career planning services.”
  • Student Success Symposium: Research to Practice hosted by Texas State University. San Marcos, TX. January 2015. Presentation title: “Responding to academic career confusion: increasing career guidance capacity.”
  • Texas Counseling Association College Career Development Conference. Austin, TX. May 2015. Presentation title: “How to implement an academic career literacy program for first-generation students.”

Awards and Honors

  • Recognized as Exemplar for College and Career Readiness, ACT, 2017
  • Award of Excellence for College and Career Readiness, E2E Partners, 2016
  • From Funding to Practice High Impact Award, Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions and Educators, 2016
  • Be All You Can Be Leadership Award, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, 2012