Discover your path by gaining extraordinary experience and accessing invaluable resources.

At the McCree Center for Life Success (MCLS) we are here to support your life aspirations and discover your path. By developing meaningful connections with our staff and faculty, alumni, employer partners, and community, you’ll be able to develop new insights, broaden your network, gain experience, discover opportunities and confidently lead a life of purpose and professional success.

We are here to support you at the McCree Center for Life Success. Learn more about our team and how we can support you.

News & Advice

Introducing the McCree Center for Life Success

We are delighted to welcome you to our new Center – a hub for students to receive personalized wrap around support and a new model for fostering career, professional and life success. The Center provides all Mary Baldwin students (no …

By Thy Nguyen
Thy Nguyen Executive Director, McCree Center for Life Success
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Information About Beginning a Career in the Music Industry

Are you a song writer, love to sing, or want a career in the music industry? If so, come to the Koren Grace Concert provided by the Gender and Sexuality Alliance to learn how Koren Grace, a Black Queer artist, …

By Em Yuhasz
Em Yuhasz Student Staff: McCree Center for Life Success
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Mastering the Art of Networking: Forging Connections that Propel Success

Hello, Esteemed Members of the Mary Baldwin University Community,

As you navigate the intricate pathways of career development, one skill stands out as a beacon of opportunity: networking. Much like a well-tuned instrument, mastering the art of networking harmonizes your …

By Christina Harris
Christina Harris Director of McCree Center for Life Success
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Crafting Your Path to Success: The Power of Personal Branding

Personal branding is the intentional process of shaping and showcasing your unique identity, skills, experiences, and values to create a lasting impression on others. It’s about being deliberate in how you present yourself, both in person and online, to align with your professional aspirations.

By Thy Nguyen
Thy Nguyen Executive Director, McCree Center for Life Success
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Contact & Location


101 E Frederick Street
Staunton, VA

McCree Center Hours

Monday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am- 5:00 pm

You can also make an appointment with one of our team members by logging into your Handshake account and easily setting up an appointment there!