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Christine Nelson

Academic Advisor I
College of Communication and Information
Kent Campus

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

May 2021

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Advise the incredible students within majors in the College of Communication and Information on degree completion and curriculum. I also am there to support and connect to any campus resources they may need.

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Lourdes University

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE:

The large range of opportunities there are for both employees and students. There are always ways to get involved, whether it is through a fun event, something health and wellness related, service, professional trainings, etc.

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE AS AN EMPLOYER:

The commitment to diversity and inclusion within the university was very important to me, as well as having opportunities to learn and grow professionally. I love the friendly atmosphere I have experienced on campus.

RESIDES IN:

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Perrysburg, Ohio

EDUCATION:

Master of Education in Higher Education Administration and Student Affairs (M.Ed.) from Kent State University.
Bachelor of Science in Visual Communication Technology (B.S.) from Bowling Green State University.

HOBBIES:

Gardening, running, hiking, yoga, baking, reading, petting dogs, and spending time with friends and family.