Center for Advising and Counseling - Staff Directory

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Academic Counselors 

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Bridget Robicheaux

Bridget Robicheaux
Director
150-D Himes Hall
225-578-8281
brobic@lsu.edu

Bridget Robicheaux received a Bachelor of Science in secondary education, a Master of Arts in community counseling, and a Certificate of Education Specialist with a focus in school counseling from Louisiana State University. Robicheaux joined the LSU staff as an academic counselor in 2006 and is a licensed professional counselor in the state of Louisiana. She is a member of the Louisiana Counseling Association (LCA) and the Louisiana College Counseling Association (LCCA).
Shelby Browning
Shelby Browning
Academic Counselor
150-H Himes Hall
225-578-8281
sbrowning1@lsu.edu
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). 
Hayden Kimball
Hayden Kimball
Academic Counselor
150-E Himes Hall
225-578-8281
hkimball@lsu.edu 
Hayden Kimball joined LSU University College’s Center for Advising & Counseling in 2021. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and his Master of Arts in Psychology from Southeastern Louisiana University.
MacKenzie Nelson MacKenzie Nelson
Academic Counselor
150-F Himes Hall
225-578-8281
mmccarty@lsu.edu

Mackenzie Nelson joined LSU University College’s Center for Advising and Counseling in 2018. She received her Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Masters in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
Anthony Oster

Anthony Oster
Academic Counselor
150-I Himes Hall
225-578-8281
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. 
Emily Shockey

Emily Shockey
Academic Counselor
150-G Himes Hall
225-578-8281 eshockey@lsu.edu 

Emily Shockey, LMSW, joined LSU in September 2021 as an Academic Counselor 1. Prior to working at LSU, she worked as a crisis intervention Case Manager in a local healthcare clinic. Originally from New Orleans, Emily received her B.S. is Psychology from University of New Orleans in 2017 and then moved to Baton Rouge to obtain her Master’s in Social Work from LSU. She is currently working toward obtaining her LCSW and is at the tail end of her clinical supervision to achieve that credential.

Support Staff

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Vickie Madison

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.