Rachel Allen

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  • Title: Associate Director of Student Services
  • Phone: 541-346-2171
  • Office: 134F Allen Hall
  • City: Eugene

Biography

Rachel Allen is Associate Director of Student Services in the School of Journalism and Communication. Raised in Oregon and a Duck alumna, Rachel joined the team in 2011 and has held several positions within SOJC Student Services. Rachel manages strategic SOJC career initiatives and advisor training. Additionally, she serves as a career and academic advisor to prospective, pre-majors, and full major students. 

Education

MEd in College Student Services Administration, Oregon State University
BA in Sociology, University of Oregon

Honors and Awards

2019 University of Oregon All-Campus Advising Association  – Outstanding Professional Advising Award

2016 NACADA Region 8 Excellence in Advising – Outstanding Professional Advisor

2014 NACADA Outstanding Advising Program – Certificate of Merit

2013 NACADA Region 8 Excellence in Advising – New Advisor Certificate of Merit

Publications

2017: Exploring Student Identity and Experience: Integrating Career Development into Academic Advising (All-Campus Advising Association presentation and NACADA Region 8 session with Miranda Atkinson)

2016: Sustainable Relationships: Strategies for Helping Students Navigate Networking Conversations (NACADA Region 8 Conference session with Jimmy Grabow)

2015: Stacking the Deck for Student Success: Strategies for Helping Students Navigate Networking Conversations (NACADA Annual Conference session with Jimmy Grabow)

2014: Career Development: The Missing Piece in Holistic Advising (NACADA Region 8 – Two-hour pre-conference workshop with Miranda Atkinson and Sally Garner)

2013: The Accidental Career Advisor: Triage Career Advising (NACADA Region 8)

Service

2019-2020 UO All-Campus Advising Association – Awards Committee

2018 NACADA Region 8 Conference Co-Chair

2016 NACADA Region 8 Conference Planning Committee

2013-2015 UO All-Campus Advising Association – Executive Committee

2012-2013 UO All-Campus Advising Association – New Advisor Mentoring Committee