Center for Advising and Counseling - Staff Directory

150 Himes Hall | O 225-578-8281 | F 225-578-8268 | ucac@lsu.edu

 

Academic Counselors

Andrea Jones
Interim Executive Director, University College &
Assistant Director, UCAC
150-G Allen Hall
150-D Himes Hall
225-578-8281
Andrea Jones received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice and a Master of Education in Counseling from Southeastern Louisiana University, as well as a Certificate of Education Specialist degree from Louisiana State University. Jones is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Louisiana. Since 1994, Jones has been an academic counselor at LSU, during which time she has served in many leadership roles on campus and within statewide professional organizations. She is a member of the Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA) and the Louisiana College Counseling Association (LCCA).
Jessica M. Aslin Counselor
150-I Himes Hall
225-578-8251
jmorr66@lsu.edu
Jessica Aslin joined LSU University College's Center for Advising & Counseling in 2013. She received her Bachelor of Arts in general studies with an emphasis in behavioral sciences from Southeastern Louisiana University, and her Master of Education in school counseling and Education Specialist Certificate from Louisiana State University. Aslin is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC). She enjoys assisting students in pursuing their academic and career goals.
 
Shelby Browning
Counselor
150-F Himes Hall
225-578-8209
Shelby Browning joined LSU University College’s Center for Advising & Counseling in 2017. She received her Bachelor of Science in family & consumer sciences with a concentration of family studies, a minor in psychology, and her Master of Science in mental health counseling from Southeastern Louisiana University. She is a Provisional Licensed Professional Counselor (PLPC), Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), and Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA). 
Brittney
Brittney Johnson
Counselor
150-G Himes Hall
225-578-8252
brittneyj@lsu.edu
Brittney Johnson joined LSU University College’s Center for Advising and Counseling in 2016.  She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Iowa, and her Master of Science in Counseling from the University of Louisiana at Monroe.  Johnson is a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), and a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA), and Chi Sigma Iota (CSI) International Counseling Honor Society.
 
Anthony Oster
Counselor
150-H Himes Hall
225-578-2843
aoster@lsu.edu
Anthony Oster is a licensed professional counselor and holds a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology from The University of Southern Mississippi. Oster has been employed by University College since 2006 and oversees all Pre-Allied Health & Pre-Pharmacy advising.  
  Johnna Zapletal, LMSW
Counselor
150-E Himes Hall
225-578-3379
johnna@lsu.edu
Johnna Zapletal joined LSU University College Center for Advising and Counseling in 2014. She earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Master of Social Work (MSW) at LSU. She previously worked as a Social Work Intern at the Center for Freshman Year. 

Support Staff

  Vickie Madison
Administrative Coordinator IV
150 Himes Hall
225-578-8281
vmadison@lsu.edu
Vickie Madison joined Louisiana State University in 2015 as an Administrative Coordinator IV.  Prior to LSU, Vickie worked 10 years for Wachovia Bank in Charlotte, North Carolina as a Computer Operations Manager, managing 25 IT server support specialists. Vickie also worked for 17 years as a Major Account Representative for BellSouth in Jacksonville, Florida.
Miriam Miriam Smith
Administrative Coordinator III
150 Himes Hall
225-578-8267
mesmith1@lsu.edu
Miriam Smith graduated from Slippery Rock University in Parks & Recreation Therapeutic Recreation Services, and nationally certified as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. Smith joined LSU University College (formerly General College) in 1989. Smith serves as administrative coordinator IV. In 2011, Smith received the designation of Certified Administrative Assistant from the Louisiana Institute for Administrative Assistants.