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Jamie Grant

Jamie Grant

Title: Dean of Enrollment Management
Email address: jamie.grant@sl.edu

Quick Facts

Degree:

Bachelor of Arts in History from Ripon College in 2002 and Masters of Science in Management and Organizational Development in 2007

Hobbies:

I enjoy reading, kickboxing, throwing balls and walking with my dad, and spending time with my nieces and nephews.

A word or phrase that describes you:

Happy. I received my first name in a “Name The Kid Contest” my dad at the high school he taught at.

Favorite book and movie?

Book: “Where the Red Fern Grows”
Movie: “An Affair to Remember” and “Sleepless in Seattle”

What is your favorite college memory?

My favorite college memory is walking to Kwik Trip during a snowstorm in a formal gown and slippers.  (It wasn’t snowing when we started walking and our feet hurt from the heels we wore to the event.) It’s the little things we cherish and remember.

What advice would you give to your incoming students?

Be patient. Work hard. Ask questions.

What is the best study tip you can share?

To go where you are comfortable to study and ask for help. We are all here for you!!

What are you passionate about?

Helping people make their dreams come true.

Personal quote?

“It made a difference to that one.”  I love the starfish story.

Emily Lensmire

Emily Lensmire

Title: Admissions Counselor
Email address: emily.lensmire@sl.edu
Territories you cover: School of Professional Studies and undecided for the counties not along the Lakeshore.

Quick Facts

Degree:

Bachelor of Science in Business Management with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship

Hobbies: 

Working on my family’s dairy farm, baking and hunting

A word or phrase that describes you:

Quote I live by? "Always be a little kinder than necessary." -James M. Barrie

Favorite book and movie?

Books: Harry Potter Series and anything by Nora Roberts.
Movie: “Pride and Prejudice” and “The Princess Bride”

What is your favorite college memory?

Sitting around with my sorority sisters watching movies and laughing until we cried!

What advice would you give to your incoming students?

Give everything a chance – try things you haven’t experienced before! Get involved with anything and everything you can!

What is the best study tip you can share?

It is as important to study as it is to take breaks. Keep an organized planner so you can schedule study time and time to have fun!

What are you passionate about?

I love to make cakes/cupcakes in my spare time when I am not busy on the farm. Family is the number one thing in my life, they mean the world to me and I wouldn’t trade them for anything!

Personal quote?

"You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late." -Ralph Waldo Emerson