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Sheryl L. Mauricio, Graduate Assistant for Assessment
Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education Ph. D. Student

“Being a part of a department and division that values the use of assessment provides me with a foundation that will help to widen my use of research knowledge and tools in my work as a student and young professional.”

Andrew Murray, Graduate Assistant for Human Resources
Student Affairs Administration Master’s Student

"My graduate assistantship has helped me to connect my academic learning to a professional environment, giving me both relatable knowledge and valuable professional experience.  This will not only help me get my next job, but thrive in it."

Allison Pentecost, Assistant Community Director
Human Development and Family Studies Master’s Student

“I have gained knowledge about diversity issues, my communication skills have strengthened, and I have learned valuable leadership skills. Being able to respond to a variety of situations has improved my critical thinking skills and helps me think on my feet. ”

Sean J. Addley, Graduate Assistant for Outreach
Student Affairs Administration Master’s Student

“Working as a graduate assistant provides me with opportunities to engage with students from different countries, cultures, and experiences. The skills gained while working with diverse populations will greatly serve me in my future career, wherever in the world that may be.”