Where are our PSE:SA graduates now?

A master's degree in Post-Secondary Education: Student Affairs from the University of Northern Iowa can take you in many directions.  Here are some of the positions currently held by PSE:SA alumni:


2014 Graduates

Ellie Hail: Residence Life Coordinator, University of Northern Iowa

Nate Dobbels: Assistant Director of Alumni Relations for Career Programs, Grinnell College

Nathan Davis: Financial Aid Specialist, AIB College of Business of Des Moines

Rachel Jones: Information Technology Specialist-Office of the Registrar, University of Northern Iowa


2013 Graduates

Ashley Brickley (Lerch): Student Disability Services Coordinator, University of Northern Iowa

Brad Eilers: Academic Adviser-Aerospace Engineering Department, Iowa State University

Derek Gainsforth: Residence Hall Director, St. Cloud State University

Jenny Gibbs: Academic Adviser, Iowa State University

Cyrus Nichols: Assistant Director of Admissions, University of Iowa

Nicholas Kavanaugh: Admission Counselor and Transfer Coordinator, Coe College

Lindsey Leonard (Rhodes): Assistant Director of Admissions Student Programs, Wartburg College

Justin Szabo: Individual Studies Coordinator & Assistant National Student Exchange Coordinator, University of Northern Iowa

Melissa Huekels: Professional Academic Recovery Tutor, University of Dubuque


2012 Graduates

Emily Borcherding: College Reading and Learning Center Coordinator, University of Northern Iowa

Marissa Timmerman: Assistant Registrar, University of Northern Iowa

Keniese Evans: Residence Life Coordinator-University of Northern Iowa

Monica Johnson: Individual Studies Coordinator, University of Northern Iowa

Kasey Keeling (Tumilty): Director-Benton County, Kirkwood Community College

Michelle Koehn: Registrar, Allen College 


2011 Graduates

Megan Gleason (Ryan): Project Manager-Enrollement Management, RuffaloCODY 

Kolby Knupp: Debt Management Coordinator, Front Range Community College-Colorado

Steffoni Schmidt (Smith): Program Coordinator-Community Service & Greek Life, University of Northern Iowa

T.J. Warren: Pathways Associate for Vocation and Mentoring, Wartburg College

Brittany Warren: Disability Specialist, University of Northern Iowa

2010 Graduates

Elizabeth Goskesen: Youth Career Counselor, Workforce Development, Inc.

Maryne Taute: Residence Hall Director, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

Sarah Goblirsch (Csukker): Assistant Director of Career Services, University of Northern Iowa

Heather Asmus (Birk): Spirit Lake Supervisor/Advisor and Honors Program Advisor, Iowa Lakes Community College

Keisha Schroeder (Schmidt): Assistant Director/ Academic Advisor of TRIO/ Student Support Services, University of Dubuque


2009 Graduates

A.J. Gevock: Coordinator of Prospective Student Information, Indian Hills Community College

Michael Gleason: Director of the Leadership Institute, Washburn University

Erin Chapman (Glidden): Regional Director for Admissions, University of South Dakota

Tisha Lindgren: Admissions Counselor, University of South Dakota

Melissa Payne: Assistant Professor-Writing/Math, Ellsworth Community College

Jennifer Suchan: Assistant Registrar, University of Northern Iowa

Nicholas Sullivan: Director of Student Support Services, University of Northern Iowa

Alicia Lynch (Mireles): Student Services Assistant, Des Moines University


2008 Graduates

Jenny Connolly: Assistant Director/Outreach Admissions, University of Northern Iowa

Leah J. Rozeboom (Johnson): Associate Director for Advising-MBA Advising, Standford Graduate School of Business

Megan Stull: Assistant to the President, Clarke University


2007 Graduates

Ella Bowers: Academic Support Coordinator, Colorado State University

Beth Lobner (Thompson): Residential Administration Manager, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Kara Park: Athletics Academic Advisor, University of Northern Iowa

Mark Rowe-Barth: Associate Director/Student Wellness, University of Northern Iowa

Erin Swancutt: Work-Based Learning Program Coordinator, Hawkeye Community College

Shelly Matthews: Director of the Student Health Clinic, University of Northern Iowa

Katie Erickson: Assistant Director for Education Abroad, East Carolina University

Beth Lobner: Residential Program Manager, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Consuela Cooper: Coordinator-STAR (Student Transition and Retention) Program, University of Houston Downtown


2006 Graduates

Rachael Willits: Student Assistant Coordinator-Dean of Students Office, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Michael Girsch: Study Abroad Program Coordinator, Arizona State University

Freddy Miranda: Director of International Affairs, Indian Hills Community College

Nancy Scoggins-Rose: Assistant Director of UNI-CUE, UNI Center for Urban Education, University of Northern Iowa

Wendy Fedler: Associate Director of Student Success: Academic Advising and Enrichment, Grand View University

Eric Braun, EdD: Director of Student Success and Education Faculty, Franklin Pierce University

Vicki Edelnant, EdD: Pathways Center Director, Senior Lecturer in Liberal Studies and First Year Experience Coordinator, Wartburg College

Deborah Bartels: Assistant Director of Loans, Financial Aid, University of Northern Iowa

Ken Smith: Assistant Director of Multicultural Services, Lewis University

Erin Smith (Wheat): Coordinator of Student Activities, Des Moines Area Community College

Stacia Eggers (Greve): Athletics Academic Advisor, University of Northern Iowa

Gena Rath: Tech Prep  Coordinator, Northeast Iowa Community College

Kim Jasper: Assistant Registrar, University of Wisconsin-Platteville

Angie Dickinson: Financial Aid Systems Analyst, Grand View University

Michael Girsch: Institutional Relations Manager, The School for Field Studies


2005 Graduates

Kendra Williams-Perez: Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, Allen College

Kristine Owens, EdD: Director of Academic Enrichment and Disability Coordinator, Grand View University

Jana Klauke (Chmelar):  Director of MBA Career Services-Tippie School of Management, University of Iowa

Heidi Pries: Director of Student Involvement and New Student Programs, Grand View University

Jessa Boche: Study Abroad Advisor-International Academic Programs, University of Wisconsin-Madison

James Barnes: Associate Director, Calvin E. Bright Success Center, University of California-Merced

Todd Brown: Director of Program Administration/ School Services, Iowa College Student Aid Commission

Tim Bakula: Associate Director- Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships, University of Northern Iowa

Meghan Davis: Assistant Director of Residential Life, Northwest Missouri State University  


2004 Graduates

Krystal Madlock: Director of Student Diversity Programs, Wartburg College

Kathy Martin: Assistant Director of the Educational Opportunity Center, University of Northern Iowa

Anne Doyle: International Student Services Coordinator, Hawkeye Community College

Kimberly Matteson: Career Counselor, St. Ambrose University

Chris Wolf: Nursing Advisor, Rochester Community and Technical College

Shelly Pruess: Essentials Manager-Maucker Union, University of Northern Iowa


2003 Graduates

Craig Sanderson: Assistant Director of Client Services, Iowa State University

Sara Lyness: Assistant Director of Pre-Professional Advising, Arizona State University

Kristina Marchesani: Assistant Director of International Admissions, University of Northern Iowa

Matthew Nuese: Associate Director of Career Services, University of Northern Iowa

Jessica Moon: Director of the University Honors Program, University of Northern Iowa

Heather Soesbe: Associate Director of Systems & Regulations, Financial Aid, University of Northern Iowa

Irene Tan Ai Lian: Pro-Vice Chancellor for Student Experience, INTI International University-Nilai, Malaysia


2002 Graduates

Angie Tudor: Academic Advisor, University of Northern Iowa


2001 Graduates

Jennifer Bublitz: Assistant Dean, MBA Programs, Eller College of Management, University of Arizona

Thy Nguyen: Associate Director of the Office of Career Development, Northwestern University

Mark Longley: Prior Learning Assessment Advisor/Coach, University of Toledo


2000 Graduates

Mary Russell: Student Services Coordinator for the School of Nursing, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Kristine Franzen: Assistant Dean for Student Life and Director of Residence Life, Luther College


1999 Graduates

Kristi Van Gorder: Director of Advising, Recruitment and Retention, University of Nevada-Reno

Brian Steinberg: Online Professor at various online Colleges and Universities (


1998 Graduate

Andrew Hlubek: Assistant Director of Admissions, Minnesota State University, Mankato


1997 Graduates

Doug Koschmeder: Registrar, Luther College

Jon Buse: Dean of Students, Kirkwood Community College


1996 Graduates

Todd Little: Director of the Hawley Academic Resource & Advising Center, Simpson College

Tracey Godon: Senior Assistant Director of Career Services/ Director of Overseas Placement Services for Educators, University of Northern Iowa

Tammy Taylor: Student Services Coordinator, Architecture & Urban Planning, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Sam Barr: Information Technology Coordinator, VP for Student Affairs, University of Northern Iowa

Chris Entringer: Career Services Manager and Academic Advisor, Northeast Iowa Community College

Kimberly Walsh: Director of Student Life, Loras College


1995 Graduates

Linda Jernigan: Records Analyst for Admissions, University of Northern Iowa

Tom Paulsen: Associate Director of Admissions, University of Iowa

David Marchesani: Associate Director of Academic Advising, University of Northern Iowa

Jennifer Sassman (Dilocker): Director of Financial Aid, Wartburg College

Cindy Darrow: Director of Campus Center and Conferences, Macalester College

John Holland: Advisor, Iowa College Access Network


1994 Graduate

Sarah Holmes: Coordinator of Residence Life, Iowa State University

Michelle Holland: Advisor-School of Health, Physical Education and Leisure Services, University of Northern Iowa


1993 Graduate

Lori VanHooreweghe: Academic Advisor/Academic Achievement and Retention Services, University of Northern Iowa


1992 Graduates

Michelle Holland: Undergraduate Advising Coordinator, University of Northern Iowa

Joyce Morrow: Director of Financial Aid, University of Northern Iowa

William Maravetz: Library Assistant, University of Northern Iowa


1991 Graduate

Wilfred Johnson: Director of Classic Upward Bound, University of Northern Iowa


1990 Graduate

Jeffry Klunenberg: Des Moines Area Associate Coordinator, Upper Iowa University


1989 Graduates

Dan Schofield: Senior Assistant Director of Admissions, University of Northern Iowa

Joanne Loonan: Associate Director of Admissions, University of Northern Iowa


1988 Graduates

Barbara Weeg: Reference Librarian & associate Professor, University of Northern Iowa

Kathleen Peters: Academic Learning & Retention Coordinator, University of Northern Iowa