Education

B.A. with a major in English, minor in Anthropology, Indiana University Bloomington, 1994; M.A. in Communication, Western Michigan University, 1998

Awards

"Best Rookie", Themed Learning Community award, 2009; "Communication & Collaboration" Themed Learning Community award, as a team member of the Liberal Arts TLC "Evidence and Interpretations", 2009; "Extending Learning Beyond the Classroom" Themed Learning Community award, as a team member of the Liberal Arts TLC, "Our World-Ourselves: Finding the Connections", 2009; Discretionary Bonus Award, University College, 2009; "Supporting Student Success" Themed Learning Community award, as a team member of the Liberal Arts TLC, "Transcending Perceptions", 2010 and "A Mind Wide Open, 2012; "Best TLC" Themed Learning Community award, as a team member of the Liberal Arts TLC, "Transcending Perceptions", 2010 and "A Mind Wide Open, 2012; "Best Retention" Themed Learning Community awards, as a team member of the Liberal Arts TLCs, "Transcending Perceptions" and "Law & Order: TLC, 2011 and a "Mind Wide Open", 2012; "Extending Learning Beyond the Classroom" Themed Learning Community award, as a team member of the Liberal Arts TLC, "Law & Order: TLC, 2011 and 2012