Paula McGraw

Career Center Coordinator

As the Career Center Coordinator, Paula strives to provide exceptional customer service to students and employers as the first-line of contact many constituents will have with The van Vlissingen Center.

In 2008 she began working in the E&H Admissions Office as the Transfer and Graduate Coordinator. There she helped with the recruiting process of first-years, transfers, graduates, nursing, special and returning students. Prior to joining Emory & Henry College, she worked in the Admissions office at the University of Illinois with International and undergraduate recruitment. She also has a background in management that expands to retail, medical and real estate.

In her free time, Paula loves to research genealogy, travel and most importantly spend time with her two children.

If you would like to know more about The van Vlissingen Center for Professional Development, please do not hesitate to contact Paula at and she will be glad to assist you.


  • Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA

           M.A., Community & Organizational Leadership

  • The University of Virginia’s College at Wise 

           B.S., Business Administration

I can help with:

  • Scheduling your appointment needs with our Career Center Staff Members whether it is in-person or virtual.
  • Designated School Official (DSO) for the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) administered by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).

Contact Info

P.O. Box 947, Emory, VA 24327


The van Vlissingen Center for Career & Professional Development