In her Service Learning Faculty Lead/Coordinator Role, Melanie supports the Experiential Learning Department and Faculty, Staff and Students at GRCC in the processes and professional development regarding Service Learning. She helps support and prepare faculty for providing service learning opportunities in their classes.
Melanie is a proud recipient of the Michigan Campus Compact Award and also the GRCC Armen Award. Both awards are awarded to recipients for their impact in service learning and civic engagement. Melanie continues to bring service learning to her courses because service learning impacts not only the GRCC students but also the community partners in such a positive way.
Melanie earned her Bachelors at Adams State University in the area of Chemistry/Allied Health and Biology and her Masters at University of Northern Colorado in the area of Physical Education and Sports Administration. She also holds many certifications in the field of Exercise Science, Fitness and Wellness.