- M.S. in Student Affairs Administration - Indiana State University
- B.S. in Science Education, Minor: Dance - Indiana State University
Awards, Honors, & Certifications:
- Frances Williams Award, Vigo County Mental Health Association - 2004
- Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Certification - 2008
- Strong Interest Inventory Certification - 2012
First Year at Xavier University:
Valarie Jacobsen coaches students on major/career selection and provide internship/job search assistance including resume/cover letter development, interview prep, and job/internship search strategies. Valarie also chairs the committee of five area colleges/universities that plan the annual Southwest Ohio/Northern Kentucky Education Career Fair and plans a variety of programs including the Professional Networking & Etiquette Dinner, employer panels, and other career development workshops.
This is her fifth year as advisor of the Xavier University Dance Team.