Carolyn Duven

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Program Coordinator
140 Parks Library
515-294-1317

Education:

Bachelor's Degree, English, Ripon College

Master's Degree in College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University

currently pursuing Ph.D. in Higher Education, Iowa State University


Hometown:

River Falls, WI


Favorite ISU memory or tradition:

Lancelot and Elaine are my favorite tradition at ISU. I love seeing them when I walk past Lake Laverne on walks with my partner.


Favorite Motto:

"To infinity and beyond!"- Buzz Lightyear. While this is a cartoon, I love the sentiment and push to keep going in life.


Hobbies:

I like reading, watching food and cooking shows, spending time with my friends, and being crafty. 


Interests:

I love learning more about how to help students be successful. Learning about different academic areas is great as well, I love gathering random facts and new information about science and engineering.


Favorite Food:

Too many to count.


Fun Facts:

I have 10 different tattoos. I have 2 cats that I rescued from shelters, their names are Tommy and Chunk. I love bullet journaling.


What I love most about my job:

The meaningful conversations I get to have with resilient students.


I'm listening to:

I listen to a bunch of different music. Right now, classic rock, 80's throw back, 90's pop, and some classical rock covers.


I'm watching:

I love superhero shows and food/cooking shows. I don't have cable, so I watch a lot of Netflix.