Faculty & Staff Directory
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- Assistant Director
- Student Information and Services Center
Alex Jacobsson has worked in higher education since 2005, and currently serves as the Assistant Director of the College of Education's Student Information and Services Center. He joined GVSU's College of Education in 2011 to serve on the college's Accreditation and Assessment team. His current role is a combination of creating program and assessment communication, as well as providing students with information on the pathways to certification. Alex manages the college website and many of the documents/forms for the COE's undergraduate teacher preparation program, as well as meets with prospective students to explore the teacher education programs.
Alex's passion for working with people through face-to-face communication inspired him to complete the Masters of Science (M.S.) in Communication program at GVSU. Although his work is focused in supporting students and providing information on the college programs, his expertise in communication and media fit into his daily responsibilities.
- M.S., Grand Valley State University
- B.A., Aquinas College
- Inclusion Advocate for Grand Valley State University. Advocate since February 2017.
- The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi (ΦΚΦ). Member since March 2018.
- Omicron Delta Kappa (ΟΔΚ). Member since December 2015.
- Lambda Iota Tau (ΛΙΤ). Member since October 2008.
- Communication Systems
- Online Accessibility
- Graphic Design
- Performing Arts and Public Speaking