Faculty Profile for Lisa J Chrans

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Lisa J Chrans
Senior Lecturer — University College
UAC 144
phone: (512) 245-2259

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Lisa Chrans is a faculty member in University College with the Bachelor of General Studies degree. She teaches the Career Portfolio course and the senior project capstone course. Previous courses she has taught include University Seminar and Communication 1310. She serves as coordinator of the National Student Exchange Program. For nine years Lisa was an academic advisor at Texas State for University College’s Undeclared and General Studies majors.

Research Interests

Seniors' transition to the workforce
Interdisciplinary Studies/Career Planning
Communication Studies

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Recipient: National Student Exchange Exemplary Service Award, 2012, National Student Exchange. March 2012
  • Award / Honor Recipient: University Honors Program: Bishop Staff Advisor Award (NSE), National Student Exchange. March 2009
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Student Affairs Outstanding Team of the Year award, 2006, Texas State University. 2006
  • Award / Honor Recipient: PAWS Preview Namesake, 2006, PAWS Preview Committee. June 2006
  • Award / Honor Recipient: University of New Orleans T.E.A.M Award for Post-Katrina Assistance (NSE student placement), 2006, National Student Exchange. March 2006

Selected Service Activities

Bobcat Day
Various animal charities & Goodwill & SM Food Bank
National Student Exchange Coordinator
Honors College Study Abroad Fair
University Mentor
US 1100 Mentor