Iowa State University, Political Science
University of Florida, Student Personal in Higher Education
Years of GA service in the AAC:
Assistant Dean of Student/Director of New Student & Family Programs
What I learned from my AAC assistantship:
Working as a graduate assistant in the AAC, I learned a lot about the academic experience of students. The university is comprised of so many unique individuals and experiences. Working in advising gives you the opportunity to hear their stories and support them on their journey.
How my AAC assistantship prepared me for my career:
The work I do brings together the academic and non-academic experience of students. I would not be the student affairs professional I am today without my experience working in academic advising.
My career path has been:
After my time as a GA in the AAC, I worked there 3 years professionally. I've worked in New Student & Family Programs/Dean of Students Office since 2012.