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.