Emissaries

Jimmy Hicks

MS in Higher Education and Student Affairs

What is your hometown?

Waukesha, Wisconsin

Where did you complete your Undergraduate Studies?

The University of Iowa

What is your major?

Higher Education and Student Affairs

What degree are you working toward?

The degree I am working towards is a Masters in Higher Education and Student Affairs. 

Why did you choose graduate school at IU Bloomington?

The professional staff and opportunities available in student affairs, especially so within housing and Residential Programs and Services here on the Bloomington campus. 

What's been your favorite academic accomplishment since you've been here?

Helping to host the interview process for this years incoming cohort of students! Additionally, I would say being able to co-facilitate a course my second semester of school was my favorite accomplishment. Being able to work with students in the classroom was a refreshing experience, and helped me further my passion for college student learning. 

What do you enjoy most about life in Bloomington?

The number of events that involve the community. Specifically, I am a huge fan of the farmers market here in town, and the local performers and farmers that you can meet there!