Before joining the Degree Completion Office team, Dee worked as the Assistant Director for TRIO Student Support Services, a federally funded program to assist nontraditional and disadvantaged students earn a college degree, at Ivy Tech Community College. Her passion and experience in working with adult students shows in the way she personalizes assistance to her students.
Dee earned her bachelor’s degree in English with a concentration in Writing and Literacy from IUPUI, a master’s level Teaching Writing Certificate also from IUPUI, and her master’s degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education from Indiana State University.
Outside of work, if Dee isn’t in her garden or making her award-winning jams, she’s with her grandkids. She does also find time to work within her neighborhood and community to help, in her own small way, make it a better place for everyone who lives there.