Leif Olsen

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Supplemental Instruction & Psych 131 Program Coordinator
1300A HLSSC
515-294-6624

Education:

B.S., Aviation Management and Flight Operations, University of Dubuque, Dubuque, IA

M.Ed., Higher Education and Student Affairs, Iowa State University


Hometown:

Ankeny, IA


Favorite ISU memory or tradition:

Haunted Iowa State! This event is hosted by University Museums during October and includes telling of ISU ghost stories, hours of 'haunted' buildings on campus, and much more! It is lots of fun and a great way to learn more about the history of ISU.


Hobbies:

Traveling, trying new food/restaurants, garage sales, and woodworking.


Interests: Professional/research interests include instructional design that focuses on active learning and opportunities for student affairs/academic affairs collaboration.


Favorite Food:

Sushi or any seafood, really.


Fun Facts:

I have a pilots license!


What I love most about my job:

I am grateful that I get to work with student leaders who are passionate about helping other students and always learning more about what they teach. I also love that I get to help create a bridge between Academic Affairs (faculty) and Student Affairs to help strengthen opportunities to support all students at ISU.


I'm listening to:

Mathew and the Atlas, The Lumineers, Gregory Alan Isokov, Lord Huron, Alt-J, Bon Iver, Iron & Wine, and NPR. 


I'm watching: 

American Horror Story, Walking Dead and This Is Us