Lydia Eaton

Teaching Lecturer, School of Business




BA, University of Colorado-Boulder
MA, Eastern Michigan University


Ms. Eaton works to effectively bring students from the anxious place of being undecided and undeclared majors to happily declared through series of self assessments and inventories, knowledge of the current working world, career planning, goal setting, statistical fact finding and networking.

She has 18+ years of working in Higher Education through teaching at Plymouth State University and administration for REALIA – Institute for Advance Philosophic Research. Independent contractual Paralegal concentrating on Wills, Trusts and Estates. Duties have included estate planning, trust administration, land acquisitions, conservation easement acquisitions, IRS negotiations, estate management, legal research, trust accounting, litigation and court hearing preparations, manage contractors, assist trust attorneys.

What students say about Ms. Eaton and Career Exploration:

“Lydia does her best to prepare us for the real future and HOW to do it. She is a great instructor and this class should be a requirement to take.”

“I honestly would like to thank Ms. Eaton for teaching such an amazing course, I have learned so many different skills, and I have improved some of my own skills as well … I was excited to come to each class and learn something new. Keep doing what you are doing because your class has honestly been one of my favorites classes and has made my first year here at PSU much better!”

“This class is perfect for any student, no matter what grade level, if you do not know what you want to do for a major or you have ideas but nothing solid, take Career Exploration.”

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