Department of Online Education at Grace College Hires New Enrollment Counselor

Brittney Picket, Enrollment Counselor

Grace College recently hired a new enrollment counselor for the Department of Online Education. Brittney Pickett, 2010 graduate of Franklin College, will be assisting in the growth of the department and serving as the go-to person for potential students interested in the online programs.

The Department of Online Education exists to equip each student with the competency and skills to excel in his or her chosen career field.  Pickett will be joining Tim Ziebarth, director, and Laura Laborde, service specialist, in the Department of Online Education, a comprehensive office that exists to serve and assist students from initial interest to graduation and everything in between.  They currently offer several online programs, including a degree completion B.S. in Management (GOAL), Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Master of Arts in Ministry Studies, Master of Business Administration, and Master of Education. Starting fall 2014, two new programs will be offered, a Master of Science in Nonprofit Management and Master of Science in Higher Education.

Brittney has worked in highly relational roles in the past, from fundraiser and art director (now volunteering) at the Boys and Girls Club of Nappanee to rehabilitation coordinator at the Bowen Center in Warsaw. During college she traveled to Africa as part of a service learning trip and returned there after college to work with Invisible Children, Beads for Life, and Building Tomorrow. Brittney and her husband Tanner live in Goshen and attend Nappanee Missionary Church. Brittney enjoys spending time with her three dogs, hiking, and anything to do with being outside. She is excited about her new job and about joining the Grace community.

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