Mailing AddressContinuing & Distance Education
Black Hills State University Room 114H
4300 Cheyenne Blvd
Box Elder, SD 57709
BiographyI serve as the Program Coordinator for the SDSU West River program. I work with the Continuing and Distance Education department, coordinating the advising of West River SDSU students attending online and at the BHSU-RC campus. I also work with the Counseling and Human Development Department coordinating the Rapid City CHRD schedule and assist the CHRD students and faculty. I graduated with my BA in Communication Studies and Theatre Education with a Spanish minor from SDSU. In 2014 I graduated from NAU with a Masters in Management in Higher Education Management. My husband Paul and I have two children - Mikaela 10 and Mathew 8. We enjoy Nascar, Football, camping, and going to the ranch. I am an avid quilter and sewist and teach beginner quilting, sewing, and bag-making classes.
EducationBA Communication Studies and Theatre - Speech Communication Education, Minor in Spanish - SDSU '02
Master in Management in Proprietary Higher Education Management - NAU '14
Academic InterestsHigher Education Recruitment
Academic ResponsibilitiesAdvise undergraduate SDSU students taking classes online and at BHSU-RC.
Coordinate CHRD activities, advise graduate students, and help with student issues
Teach GS 490 Bachelor of General Studies Capstone
Awards and HonorsHonorable Mention and 2nd Place quilts at Black Hills Quilters Guild Show
SDHEA Secretary 2021-2023
Work ExperienceHigh school speech, English, Spanish, debate, and oral interpretation teacher at HCHS for 2 years.
Distance learning tentative transcript evaluator - 3 years at NAU
Assistant Registrar - 7 years at NAU
Creative ActivitiesQuilting and Sewing
Superintendent of Central States Fair Sewing Division
Cougars 4-H Club Leader
Clothing 4-H Project Leader
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