What is Your Why and How Your Why Can Help Students Find Theirs
Susan L. Hawkins-Wilding | Ivy Tech Community College
Susan L. Hawkins-Wilding is Assistant Vice President for Academic Advising at Ivy Tech Community College. She provides college-wide leadership and oversight of academic, career, and transfer advising. Additionally she chairs the statewide Student Retention and Success Council and collaborates with academic and student affairs, financial aid and Ivy Tech Workforce Alignment.
Prior to working at Ivy Tech Community College, she served as Director of Advising and Career Services at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where she led and administered advising and career programming, managed program growth goals and retention projects. She has also served as Director for The Exploration of Vocation at The College of Wooster in Ohio where she managed a five million dollar grant and coordinated vocational exploration programing and experiential student experiences. Additionally, she has held positions as Coordinator of Student Services at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio, and Academic Advisor for the Alternatives Program at The Ohio State University.
Hawkins-Wilding earned a Master of Arts in Educational Policy and Leadership from The Ohio State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Youngstown State University. Her areas of interest within Higher Education include academic and career advising integration, service learning, assessment, and non-verbal communication. Her greatest joy is helping people align their interests, skills, and values to their world of work.