Jeannie Marks is a current master’s candidate in the Center for Postsecondary and Higher Education (CSHPE) at the University of Michigan’s School of Education. She is pursuing her MA in Higher Education with a concentration in Student Access & Success, and her coursework is focused on student support with additional perspectives in sociology and mental health education. In Fraternity & Sorority Life, Jeannie serves as the Health & Well-being Graduate intern, working with all four councils to promote mental health initiatives, conduct risk management training, and provide wellness education and resources. Jeannie also co-manages the FSL Instagram, develops monthly wellness newsletters, and advises chapter Health & Wellness Chairs on implementing meaningful programming for well-being. Additionally, outside of FSL, Jeannie is a Graduate Research Assistant for the Center for the Education of Women (CEW+) at U-M along with the School of Education’s Diversity Research and Policy Program. She is currently working on a project with the U-M Women of Color Task Force (WCTF), focusing on employee resources groups and institutional support for staff members. Jeannie is originally from Birmingham, AL, and she graduated summa cum laude from Furman University (Greenville, SC), earning her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology with specific interest in cell biology and genetics. She was first introduced to the field of higher education & student affairs while serving as an Orientation Leader at her undergraduate institution, as well as serving as the first Student Affairs Summer Intern in Furman’s Student Center. She was involved as a Recruitment Counselor for the Panhellenic Association, and she is a proud alumna of the Gamma Xi chapter of Delta Delta Delta (Tri Delta) Fraternity, both at Furman University. Jeannie is passionate about developing meaningful relationships with students and providing them with encouragement and support throughout their collegiate journeys. It is her hope, upon graduation from U-M, to work in student support services, student wellness, fraternity & sorority life, and/or new student programs. In the future, she plans to pursue a Ph.D. in the area of eating disorder education in university settings, and to serve as a university dean.