Public Speaking and Related Participation


Michigan Association of Student Financial Services Administrators Conference

Social Media – 2016

Michigan State University Human Resource Development

Processing Student Awards and Financial Aid – Bi-annual

Michigan Student Financial Aid Association (MSFAA)

Developing Your Social Media and Communications Toolbox – Summer 2015
Financial Aid 101 – Packaging and Notifications – 2014
Emerging Technology in Student Services – 2015
Approaches to Getting the Most Out of Communications Tools – 2014
Training Best Practices – 2014

Midwest Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (MASFAA)

Growing the Pathway to Financial Wellness through Social Media – Fall 2015
Innovative Communication Methods: Approaches to Integrate Social Media and Other Tools - 2014

National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA)

Evaluating and Reporting the Effectiveness of Online Communication with Students – Summer 2015
Financial Aid in a Hashtag World – Summer 2016

Michigan State University

Parent Orientation
Student Group Presentations – various groups
Graduate School Orientation
Financial Aid Nights – various high schools
Exit Counseling


Interpreting Award Letters

Michigan College Access Network – October 2016

Customer Service Training for Financial Aid Staff

Academic Impressions – 2016

National Honor Society

February 2016

Communicating Financial Aid and Affordability to Admitted Students

Academic Impressions – 2015, 2017

Social Media Experience

Education Nation and Reach Higher Campaign

Twitter Chat Subject Matter Expert on Financing Higher Education – 2016

#AskFAFSA Hours

Twitter Chat Subject Matter Expert – 2015, 2016

Michigan State University Office of Financial Aid - @msufinaid (Twitter) and MSU Office of Financial Aid (Facebook)

Office Hours Host

Articles (Authored or Co-Authored)

MSUFCU Financial 4.0

When Financial Aid Isn’t Enough - 2016
Financial Aid Tips for Fall 2017 - 2017

Department of Education Blog

8 Things You Should Know About Federal Work-Study – 2015,2017

Articles (Quoted)


Voices from the Aid Office – May 2016
Voices from the Aid Office – July 2014

University Business

Topic: Social Media - May 2016

*This is a sampling and not a complete list of all activities/articles performed