After completing her bachelor's degree in Political Science and Psychology and master's degree in Counseling and Human Development from South Dakota State University, Elizabeth provided mental health treatment in various clinical and residential settings for several years. Elizabeth then made a career change into higher education. Over the course of 14 years, she served as a judicial hearing officer, assistant director, associate director and director within Student Services at USD. Elizabeth’s passion for working with students drew her to the Student Success Advisor position at Southeast Tech. Guiding students to be successful in school and life brings her passion to life.