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Staff Spotlight: Courtney Hanson

Position: Development Associate

Hometown: Brookings, South Dakota

Alma mater and degree: Hastings College, Bachelor of Fine Arts in communication studies and philosophy/religion.

Interests/Hobbies: I like reading, playing Pokemon Go, exploring new places and trying new recipes.

What do you do?
I work with the Advancement team and promote College Possible through social media, newsletters, event planning and networking. I help out with all things communication.

What do you love most about your job?
I really enjoy the people I have the opportunity to work with. Everyone brings something different to the table and I appreciate the ability to collaborate with my co-workers.

I also love that this job is more than a job. I know my work is making an impact in my community and that makes me excited about working everyday.”

What do you want to learn more about this year?
I’m looking forward to learning more about how to promote College Possible in a way that helps our students. At the end of the day, everything I do is to help them.

Why College Possible?

As someone who hopes to be a lifelong learner, education is something that has always been important to me.”

I believe my passions and values align closely with College Possible’s mission.

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