METAS Assessment Specialist, University of Connecticut

Jen currently serves as the METAS Assessment Specialist at UConn. METAS (Mentoring, Educating, and Training for Academic Success) is a peer mentoring program housed under the Puerto Rican/Latin American Cultural Center. Jen received her B.S. in Biology from Northeastern University and M.A. in Higher Education & Student Affairs from the University of Connecticut (Husky to Husky!). With 7 years of experience in the field, Jen has worked in the areas of student activities, student unions, leadership development, multicultural services, and student conduct. Jen also enjoys teaching in the classroom. Overall, Jen cares deeply about fostering inclusive environments by challenging policies and procedures that prevent access for all students, and guiding students to see their potential through developing genuine relationships.