Position title: Academic Advisor
Celinda grew up in Champaign, Illinois and earned her B.A. in History from Knox College in Galesburg, IL. After completing her undergraduate degree, Celinda returned to Champaign to teach at a Montessori school. Like Elle Woods, she woke up one day and decided to go to graduate school, earning her M.Ed. in Higher Education in 2019 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Celinda has most recently served as an advisor at University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, working with both first-time undeclared freshmen as well as transfer students. She is new to the Madison area but is excited to explore all that the city has to offer, as well as work with L&S Badgers!
In her free time, Celinda enjoys puzzles, reading, napping, making playlists, cuddling with her cat Mari, and spending time with friends and family.
M.Ed., Higher Education (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
BA, major in History. Minors in Social Service and Anthropology/Sociology (Knox College)