Staff profile

Christy Huynh

Career Coach for Exploratory and Undeclared Students


145 Marano Campus Center

Office hours

Schedule an appointment to meet with Christy here.

Christy supports students in discovering more deeply who they are, and how this fits into their personal, professional, civic and career aspirations. She specializes in Major and Career Exploration, Undeclared Advisement, and Self-Assessment (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Strong Interest Inventory, and StrengthsQuest). When not at work, Christy enjoys yoga, writing, gardening and photography.



Huynh, C. L., & Wallace, J. (2016). Skills for Success in the Workplace. International Women’s Day Symposium: Mexico, NY.

Bower, M. L., Huynh, C. L., Morris, G., & Wallace, J. (2015). Career Services Storytelling. SUNY Career Development Organization Conference: Corning, NY.

Huynh, C. L. (2014). StrengthsQuest – a path to professional success and personal fulfillment. Continuing Education Association of New York Conference: Syracuse, NY.      

Huynh, C. L., Wallace, J. (2014). Strength-based Career Counseling. SUNY Career Development Organization Conference: Lake George, NY.

Blaney, S., Evans, K., & Huynh, C. L. (2014). Developing a Divisional Approach for Continuous Improvement. NASPA National Conference: Baltimore, MD.

Blaney, S., Evans, K., Huynh, C. L., & Kolenda, R. (2013). Divisional Showcase – Building a Culture of Evidence at SUNY Oswego. WNY Assessment Consortium: Brockport, NY.

Evans, K., & Huynh, C. L. (2012). How well have we integrated Learning Outcomes into our work? NASPA Region II Conference: Buffalo, NY.

Huynh, C. L. (2008). Decision of a Lifetime!  Strengths in Advisement and Major/Career Exploration. Building a Strengths-Based Campus National Conference: Omaha, NE.

Huynh, C. L. (2008). StrengthsQuest. New York Campus Compact AmeriCorps*VISTA Conference: Syracuse, NY.

Evans, K., Hockey, C., & Huynh, C. L. (2007). Creating the COMPASS:  A Navigational Support System. National Academic Advising Association National Conference: Baltimore, MD.

Awards and honors

  • President’s Award for Excellence in Professional Staff Service, 2011-2012
  • Rosemary Nesbitt Volunteer of the Year Award, United Way of Greater Oswego County, 2008
  • Oswego County Forty Under 40 Award, 2006-2007
  • Member, Phi Kappa Phi, National Honor Society
  • Honorary member, Omicron Delta Kappa, the National Leadership Honor Society (inducted Spring 2011)


MS, Counseling Services, State University of New York at Oswego, 2008
BA, Psychology, State University of New York at Oswego, 1998

Classes taught

GST 103 - Exploring Your Strengths
GST 302 - Service Learning (past)