Mrs. Jennifer Giesking

McNair Advisor, University of Wisconsin-Stout
McNair Scholars Program

Office: 424 Bowman Hall
Phone: 715-232-5491
Email: gieskingj@uwstout.edu

Brief Biography

Jennifer Giesking is the Advisor for the McNair Scholars Program at Stout. She received her BA from Luther College in Biology, MS from Iowa State University in Exercise Science with an emphasis in physiology, and a Certificate in E-Learning from UW Stout.

Teaching Interests: Online teaching

Roles/Responsibilities

My duties include advising McNair Scholars on graduate applications, resume, cover letters, personal statements, GRE prep, and setting up and writing an independent thesis quality research paper. I am also involved in recruiting and promoting our program on campus. "The Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Achievement Program is a federally funded grant whose funds are awarded to institutions of higher education to prepare eligible participants for doctoral studies through involvement in research and other scholarly activities. Participants are from disadvantaged backgrounds and have demonstrated strong academic potential.The goal is to increase the attainment of Ph.D. degrees by students from underrepresented segments of society." --http://www2.ed.gov/programs/triomcnair/index.html

Office Hours

Day Time
Mo Tu We Th Fr 8:00 - 4:30

Education

    • Certificate E-Learning
      University of Wisconsin-Stout
      Menomonie, WI, United States, 2013
    • MS Exercise Science
      Iowa State University
      Ames, IA, United States, 1999
    • BA Biology
      Luther College
      Decorah, IA, United States, 1995

Work Experience