Jill came to ACU in 2005 and joined the Career Center team in 2011. As part of her role as the director, she works with both undergraduate and graduate students to connect them with internship opportunities as well as post-graduate employment opportunities and prepare them for life after graduation.  Jill received her undergraduate degree in Psychology & Counseling from Liberty University in Virginia and a Masters in Organizational Development from ACU. She is both PHR® & SHRM-CP certified and currently serves on the Board of Big Country SHRM.

Brooke Nichols began her tenure as an employee at ACU in 2011 and  joined the Career Center team in 2013. As part of her role, she facilitates employer partnerships and provides assistance to students with career planning and preparation. Brooke is a 1994 graduate of ACU where she received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education, with a specialization in Reading.



Lauren recently joined the Career Center team from Atlanta, GA and is working on her credential as a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas. Lauren attended the University of Georgia and received her BSFCS in Human Development and Family Studies in 2009. Lauren went on to Eastern University to obtain a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology in 2012. After working as a school counselor for five years, she relocated to Abilene in 2016. Lauren meets with students interested in career exploration, strengths identification, and post-graduation plans.



Our Student Team

Rowdy Riggins, Office Assistant – Sophomore, Journalism & Mass Communication
Hayden McHan, Peer Advisor – Graduate Student, Accounting
Daniel Vensel, Marketing & Social Media Assistant – Junior, Marketing
Maddock May, Peer Advisor – Graduate Student, Accounting & Finance