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Zander, Michelle
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Iowa State University
513 Farm House Lane
0004 Curtiss Hall
Ames, IA 50011-1054

University Profile

Programs involvement
Agricultural Systems Management and Technology - Campus Coordinator
Community Development Online Master's Degree - Campus Coordinator
Food Safety & Defense Online Graduate Certificate - Campus Coordinator
Quantitative Genetics and Genomics - Campus Coordinator
Swine Science Online Certificate - Campus Coordinator


Michelle Zander has been working with online students and faculty since 2010.  Online education is mission number one in the Brenton Center for Agricultural Instruction & Technology Transfer where Michelle serves 9 programs and over 80 online courses in addition to supervising marketing, student services, and program development.  Prior to working in Higher Ed, she was actively involved in Community Development and Main Street initiatives that included a community garden, public art, and downtown businesses’ geothermal project.  Michelle also applies her experiences as a business owner, retail manager, and warehouse supervisor to her passion for helping others. 


Master of Higher Education Administration, Upper Iowa University, Fayette, IA, 2018
Bachelor of Arts Degree: Marketing, Clarke College, Dubuque, IA, 1998
Associate of Arts Degree: Des Moines Area Community College, Boone, IA, 1994