Jenna began working at UW-Eau Claire in April 2013 as a Study Abroad Coordinator. She received her B.S. in International Studies from UW-River Falls and her M.Ed. in Student Affairs Administration from UW-La Crosse. Prior to coming to UW-Eau Claire, Jenna studied in Australia, co-led study abroad short-term programs to Jamaica and Israel and was employed in the Study Abroad Office at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. In her free time Jenna loves to bake, spend time outdoors, work on DIY projects, search for vintage treasures and travel.
Jenna coordinates the annual study abroad fair, organizes the annual study abroad photo contest, manages the study abroad application software, operates all study abroad social media, and oversees the undergraduate marketing and Joyal/Alexander Reentry interns. She also does the coordination and student advising for the following programs:
- Australia & New Zealand
- Europe: France, Greece, and Sweden
- Asia: China, Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea and Thailand (with the exception of Globalization in China, Globalization in India and India Feminism)
- Africa: Ghana