ELEVATE Instructors

ALLISON PENFIELD (she,her)
Director of Academic Affairs
The Institute for Learning & Teaching


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BRAYDEN ANTONIO (he,him)
Student Employee Development Coordinator
Career Center


Brayden joined CSU in October 2021 in the newly created Student Employee Development Coordinator position. Prior to joining the Career Center Team, Brayden worked in campus event programming where he found joy through investing in the professional & personal development of his student employees. Brayden has a BS in Human Resource & Management from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo and a MA in Organizational Learning from The George Washington University.  In his free time, he enjoys traveling, thrift shopping, reading, teaching group fitness classes and most of all, eating.

EMILY AMBROSE (she,her)
Assistant Director of Training & Development
Lory Student Center


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ERIN PATCHETT (she,her)
Director, Administration and Assessment
Recreation Center


Erin Patchett, PhD (she | her) currently serves as Director of Administration and Assessment for Campus Recreation and has 16 years of supervisory experience in higher education. She has a BS in Exercise and an MA in Leisure Studies from the University of Iowa as well as a doctorate in Sport Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. Her dissertation examined equity, diversity, and inclusion in collegiate recreation. Her interests outside of work include reading, playing and watching sports, going to concerts, and drinking coffee.

JENNY KIM (she,her)
Assessment Coordinator
Career Center


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Kelsey Schultz

KELSEY SCHULTZ (she,they)
Career Education Manager
Career Center & College of Liberal Arts


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Sam Boren

SAM BOREN (she,her)
Associate Director of Experiential Education
Career Center


Sam has worked at CSU for four years, primarily in the Career Center. In her role as the Associate Director of Experiential Education, Sam is responsible for advancing campus employment and internship development at CSU. Presenting, facilitating conversations around DEI, and team development opportunities are the things that she enjoys about her role. Sam earned her BA in Communication Studies from the University of Northern Colorado and master’s in Counseling and College Student Development from Kansas State University. Outside of work Sam spends her time chasing after her energetic 2-year-old, breaking out of escape rooms, and reading dystopian novels.

SARAH STEPHENS (she,her)
Senior Program Coordinator of Community + Staff Engagement
SLiCE Office


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TJ HILL (he,him)
Assistant Director of Facilities & Aquatics
Recreation Center


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If you have general questions about campus employment email career_sedevo@colostate.edu

If you have questions about the ELEVATE Supervisor Certificate email career_elevate@colostate.edu