Nate helps connect students to Grinnell alumni through various engagement opportunities via a joint appointment with the Center for Careers, Life, and Service and the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. He assists with the Spring Break Externship Program and plans and coordinates the Industry Tour, various campus symposia, networking receptions, and much more.
He is a native of Illinois and comes to Grinnell most recently from the University of Northern Iowa, where he completed a master’s degree in post-secondary education (with an emphasis on student affairs). While at UNI, he worked with transfer students, community college relations, career services, and philanthropic organizations. Nate also holds a bachelor’s degree in agriculture education from Iowa State University.
In his spare time, he enjoys volunteering in the community and anything involving sports. He also enjoys solving problems, completing puzzles, and tackling tasks that stretch his mind and imagination.