Allison Garver

Allison Garver
Allison Garver
Allison Garver Allison Garver
Assistant Director of Student Involvement
office. Yellowjacket Union 155
University of Wisconsin-Superior

About

Allison grew up in the Madison area but calls Superior her second home. She and her husband Jon, who works in the athletics department, can often be found attending a plethora of campus events. She enjoys exploring the Twin Ports, cuddling with her two cats, visiting the family cabin in Mercer, WI, and reading as many books as she can. Preferred Gender Pronouns (PGP): she/her/hers.

Professional Background

Allison Garver attended Edgewood College in Madison, WI and graduated in 2006 with her undergraduate degree in business. While attending college, she was actively involved in student organizations and campus programming which led her to find her career calling in student affairs. She went on to receive her Master's Degree in Student Affairs Administration at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Allison has been employed at UW-Superior since 2008 overseeing the Department of Student Involvement which includes campus programming, leadership development, and student organization support. She enjoys helping students get connected to campus and discovering their leadership potential.

Research Interests

Allison has had the opportunity to explore her passion for student leadership and engagement by participating in research opportunities through the UW-Superior Center for Teaching and Learning. She has studied co-curricular assessment and developed a pre- and post-test evaluation tool for student leaders. Most recently she completed a SoTL project exploring the use of cohort groups for leadership training.

Areas of Knowledge

Student organizations, leadership, and campus involvement

Most Recent Degrees

2008 - M.S.Ed. Student Affairs Administration - University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

2006 - Bachelor of Science (B.S.) - Business: Management & Accounting - Edgewood College

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