The McCree Center for Life Success is here to help all of our students build a foundation for career and life success. Using our strategic pillars, our vision is to be a transformational model for fostering career success.

Strategic Pillars

Career Development

We give opportunities to students so they can explore their interests, leverage their strengths, and develop skills.

Students, please be sure to explore our personal and professional development pages as well as create your Handshake profile.

Industry Partnerships

We create partnerships with companies and organizations across industries that lead to internships, co-op, and related positions.

Employers, please check out our employer page to see what opportunities are available to you!

Integrated Experiences

We provide clear pathways and a journey of integrated experiences for students that lead to career and life success.

Check out all of the experiences we have available on our experience page!

University Collaborations

We develop strong relationships with university partners to foster a culture of experiential education in curriculum and co-curricular settings across the university.

Technology Integration

We leverage technology to offer accessible programs and resources to all students with a focus on career readiness and workforce development.

NACE Competencies We Use to Build a Career-Ready Workforce

Career & Self Development



Critical Thinking

Equity & Inclusion




Featured Articles

Building Your LinkedIn Profile: The Do’s & Don’ts

As a college student, building a strong online presence is crucial for establishing your professional identity and kickstarting your career. LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, offers an invaluable platform for showcasing your skills, experiences, and aspirations. To help you …

By Jada Smith
Jada Smith Career Design Advisor
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Civic Connections

Last week Tuesday, we held the first Civic Connections meeting of the semster at the Spencer Center. Sporting New Years crowns, we connected over grapes and discussed our goals for New Year. Our next Civic Connections meeting will be on …

By Akeilah George
Akeilah George Student Staff: Civic Engagement Assistant
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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- 4:00 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!