Meet the Hall Director TeamPage address: http://www.mnsu.edu/reslife/employment/meet_the_hall_director_team.html
Education: B.S. in Mass Media, Minnesota State University, Mankato
Previous Positions: Hall Director, Concordia College Moorhead
What I Like About Being a Maverick: Being part of a campus that values pushing boundaries is what makes me proud to be a Maverick. The students, faculty, and staff I interact with everyday are always challenging their limits and doing things that create a unique campus experience, even as an alum.
Why I Chose to Work at MSU: I chose to work at my alma mater to grow. After working with the department during my undergraduate experience, I saw firsthand how Hall Directors learned and grew their professional experience here. A lot of people I valued and looked up to became amazing, driven professionals through our department, so I chose to follow that path.
Professional Development/Involvement/Interests: I have attended conferences such as UMR-ACUHO and AASHE during my first two years in Student Affairs, and I am looking to expand my involvement in those associated organizations. My other interest areas include Social Justice and Diversity, Student Conduct, Leadership Development, and Organizational Communication.
Hobbies: I enjoy cooking, reading, board games, puzzles, traveling, spending time annoying my cat Duey, and expanding my video game collection.
Education: M.A. Higher Education/Student Personnel, University of Mississippi; B.S. Professional and Organizational Communication Studies, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Previous Positions: Graduate Community Director (University of Mississippi); ACUHO-I Intern (Texas A&M University-Commerce)
What I Like About Being a Maverick: The community of people I am surrounded by. The students are incredibly creative and driven, and the true core of the university. The staff care a great deal and are dedicated to creating the best possible experience for the students they serve.
Why I Chose to Work at MSU: I chose to work at MSU because of the commitment to being student focused. I am grateful that my job is centered around directly serving students and creating relationships that will help them be successful in their time at MSU. I also appreciate the size of the Mankato area and the different opportunities it has to offer!
Professional Development/Involvement/Interests: I have previously been involved in NASPA and the SEAHO region. Some of my interests include sustainability, civic engagement, and community service. I appreciate the support given at MSU for individual professional development and look forward to utilizing the resources available to continue to grow and learn.
Hobbies: Being outdoors, hiking, camping, running, biking, crafting, drinking coffee, playing cards, traveling, reading, and spending time with family and friends.