Contact Us

cobundergrad@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-5544

(651) 962-5155

Parking:

Visitor parking is available for a fee in the Anderson Parking Ramp at the corner of Cretin & Grand Avenue. Otherwise limited street parking is available; check signage carefully for parking restrictions.

Schedule an Advising Appointment

Location:
McNeely Hall, Room 128
2160 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105

Office Hours:
Monday–Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mail:
Undergraduate Programs
Opus College of Business
University of St. Thomas
Mail # MCH128
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Admissions Office:
Murray-Herrick Campus Center, Room 250
2115 Summit Ave
St. Paul, MN 55105

(651) 962-6150
admissions@stthomas.edu

Mail: 
University of St. Thomas
Office of Admissions
Mail 5017
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105-1096 

 

Program Management

Georgia Stavig Fisher

Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Programs

(651) 962-5547
gsfisher@stthomas.edu

As assistant dean and director of the undergraduate programs in the Opus College of Business, Georgia Fisher’s job description is characterized by a list of responsibilities and goals, including administration, forecasting, strategizing, analyzing and reporting. Yet ask Fisher what her job is and she’ll quickly answer: “Helping people succeed.”

Since 2007, when she was named assistant dean of the undergraduate business programs, Fisher has overseen a staff of advisers who have taken on that role, though she continues to meet every prospective student.

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Georgia Stavig Fisher

Assistant Dean, Undergraduate Programs

(651) 962-5547
gsfisher@stthomas.edu

As assistant dean and director of the undergraduate programs in the Opus College of Business, Georgia Fisher’s job description is characterized by a list of responsibilities and goals, including administration, forecasting, strategizing, analyzing and reporting. Yet ask Fisher what her job is and she’ll quickly answer: “Helping people succeed.”

Since 2007, when she was named assistant dean of the undergraduate business programs, Fisher has overseen a staff of advisers who have taken on that role, though she continues to meet every prospective student.

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Jean Gabler

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Programs

(651) 962-5024
jmgabler@stthomas.edu

Jean Gabler has been working at the University of St. Thomas in the undergraduate business program since October, 1991. In her current capacity as assistant director, Gabler develops and maintains the class schedule and advises students in the evening program. She also meets with all students who have interrupted their studies and are returning to UST to complete their business major or who want to add an additional concentration in business to their transcript. Gabler lives in the neighborhood, is an avid Minnesota Twins fan and also does theater reviews for the Twin Cities Daily Planet.

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Jean Gabler

Assistant Director, Undergraduate Programs

(651) 962-5024
jmgabler@stthomas.edu

Jean Gabler has been working at the University of St. Thomas in the undergraduate business program since October, 1991. In her current capacity as assistant director, Gabler develops and maintains the class schedule and advises students in the evening program. She also meets with all students who have interrupted their studies and are returning to UST to complete their business major or who want to add an additional concentration in business to their transcript. Gabler lives in the neighborhood, is an avid Minnesota Twins fan and also does theater reviews for the Twin Cities Daily Planet.

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Student Advising

Joanie Kyllo

Adviser

(651) 962-5840
jkyllo@stthomas.edu

Joanie advises students with last names beginning A-E, and works with students seeking credit for internships and is a liaison with the Career Development Center. She came to UST in September 2006 from a position in residence life at North Dakota State University. Before that she was an academic advisor at Minnesota State University in Moorhead, MN, and before that a career counselor with the Minnesota Workforce Center in Moorhead. Joanie completed her master's degree in counseling and student affairs at Minnesota State University, Moorehead. Joanie has one daughter and enjoys movies and games in her free time. 

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Joanie Kyllo

Adviser

(651) 962-5840
jkyllo@stthomas.edu

Joanie advises students with last names beginning A-E, and works with students seeking credit for internships and is a liaison with the Career Development Center. She came to UST in September 2006 from a position in residence life at North Dakota State University. Before that she was an academic advisor at Minnesota State University in Moorhead, MN, and before that a career counselor with the Minnesota Workforce Center in Moorhead. Joanie completed her master's degree in counseling and student affairs at Minnesota State University, Moorehead. Joanie has one daughter and enjoys movies and games in her free time. 

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Jesse Langer

Adviser

(651) 962-5842
jjlanger1@stthomas.edu

Jesse advises students with last names beginning R-Z, as well as student-athletes who are business majors and business majors who study abroad. He joined the undergraduate business program staff in August 2006. Before coming to St. Thomas, Jesse served as an academic advisor in the Lubin School of Business at Pace University in New York. He has a master’s degree in higher education from Florida State University and a bachelor’s degree in speech-communication from the University of Minnesota. Outside of work, Jesse is an avid runner and enjoys time at the gym. He also serves as a hockey official with USA Hockey. 

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Jesse Langer

Adviser

(651) 962-5842
jjlanger1@stthomas.edu

Jesse advises students with last names beginning R-Z, as well as student-athletes who are business majors and business majors who study abroad. He joined the undergraduate business program staff in August 2006. Before coming to St. Thomas, Jesse served as an academic advisor in the Lubin School of Business at Pace University in New York. He has a master’s degree in higher education from Florida State University and a bachelor’s degree in speech-communication from the University of Minnesota. Outside of work, Jesse is an avid runner and enjoys time at the gym. He also serves as a hockey official with USA Hockey. 

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Betsy Lofgren

Adviser

(651) 962-5129
emlofgren@stthomas.edu

Betsy advises students with last names beginning F-K; she also is the advisor for SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise), connects students with Take a Tommie to Lunch and is a liaison with the Alumni AssociationShe started at UST in October of 1998 and has worked with faculty and student services. Her master’s degree in human resource development is from UST, with a particular interest in career development, and her bachelor’s degree in international relations is from the University of Minnesota. Betsy volunteers at Theatre in the Round and the Humane Society. 

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Betsy Lofgren

Adviser

(651) 962-5129
emlofgren@stthomas.edu

Betsy advises students with last names beginning F-K; she also is the advisor for SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise), connects students with Take a Tommie to Lunch and is a liaison with the Alumni AssociationShe started at UST in October of 1998 and has worked with faculty and student services. Her master’s degree in human resource development is from UST, with a particular interest in career development, and her bachelor’s degree in international relations is from the University of Minnesota. Betsy volunteers at Theatre in the Round and the Humane Society. 

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Emily Straker-Barak

Adviser

(651) 962-5841
stra5151@stthomas.edu

Emily advises students with last names beginning L-Q,  is the adviser of the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC) and oversees all business student clubs. She joined the undergraduate business program staff in September 2012. She earned her master’s degree in student affairs administration from Michigan State University and bachelor’s degree in design management from Arizona State University. While at MSU, Emily worked with the Department of Residence Life and served as a research assistant for the National Peer Educator Study. Before starting at St. Thomas, Emily worked as a living center director at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. In her free time, she  enjoys spinning, scrapbooking and spending time with family. 

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Emily Straker-Barak

Adviser

(651) 962-5841
stra5151@stthomas.edu

Emily advises students with last names beginning L-Q,  is the adviser of the Undergraduate Business Council (UBC) and oversees all business student clubs. She joined the undergraduate business program staff in September 2012. She earned her master’s degree in student affairs administration from Michigan State University and bachelor’s degree in design management from Arizona State University. While at MSU, Emily worked with the Department of Residence Life and served as a research assistant for the National Peer Educator Study. Before starting at St. Thomas, Emily worked as a living center director at Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. In her free time, she  enjoys spinning, scrapbooking and spending time with family. 

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