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Kathleen Fitzgerald-Ellis

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Title Nursing Student Services Coordinator (Rapid City)
Office Building Off-Campus
Mailing Address South Dakota State University
College of Nursing
1011 11th St
Rapid City, SD 57701

Education

Master of Science degree, College Counseling & Mental Health - South Dakota State University (December 2012)
*National Certified Counselor

Bachelor of Science degree, Public Relations - Illinois State University (May 2007)

Professional Memberships

South Dakota Higher Education Association
National Board for Certified Counselors

Academic Interests/Expertise

College Student Development
Counseling Theory
Identity Development
Student Success & Retention

Academic Responsibilities

Academic Advising & Counseling
Student Retention
College of Nursing Event Coordination
Coordinating Student Activities
Admissions/Recruiting

Committee Activities

Undergraduate Admissions Committee, College of Nursing
Workforce Development Committee, Rapid City Chamber of Commerce

Area(s) of Research

Master's Thesis – Examining Multiple Identity Dimensions with Native Students at a Predominantly White University

Recruiter/Interviewer – National Children’s Study | South Dakota State University (Feb. 2010 – July 2011)

Evaluation research – The Common Read | South Dakota State University Honors Program (Spring 2011)

Former Positions Held

Coordinator of Marketing & Admissions | BHSU-Rapid City

Student Success Advisor | BHSU-Rapid City

Intern, First Year Advising Center | SDSU

Graduate Assistant, Office of Career Development | SDSU

Public Relations & Communications Experience (corporate, nonprofit, academic, government, and agency experience)