Allison Garver

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

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

Academic 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.

Non-academic background:

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. Outside of UWS, Allison is actively involved in the Junior League of Duluth and serves on the Western Lake Superior Habitat for Humanity Board of Directors. She enjoys exploring the Twin Ports, attending CrossFit classes, 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

Areas of knowledge:

Student organizations, leadership, and campus involvement

Allison works with the Yellowjacket Activities Crew, Mascot Team, Campus Wide Events (annual events), Student Organizations, and the Yellowjacket Union.

Her favorite thing about working at UW-Superior is planning fun and exciting events with and for the students!

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