Constance (Connie) Hansen recently celebrated her 29th year with the University of Northern Iowa and is currently the Student Organizations Coordinator. She joined the university in 1989 as an Admissions Counselor and has also worked with the STARs Telecounseling Program, Student Admissions Ambassadors, Summer Orientation, College Fairs and High School Visits. She moved to the Maucker Union where she worked with Student Organizations, University Homecoming, Greek Life Student Outreach for four years. Next stop was Advancement where Connie served as the Assistant Director for Student and Alumni Programming where she advised the University mascot Program, Connecting Alumni To Students (CATS), Student Today Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) and Alumni Outreach. Currently, Connie oversees Northern Iowa Student Government, the University Homecoming Parade, Student Life Team and is a resource for all the recognized student organizations. Connie has always had a passion for student groups and organizations, starting when she advised the Student Alumni Ambassadors in 1989. Connie has been the advisor for NISG for the three years and enjoys the challenge of working with an organization full of outstanding leaders.
Her accomplishments include receiving 2013 CASE ASAP Advisor Recognition Award, 2008/2009/2013 UNI Student Leadership Award Nominee, 2012 UNI Student Organization Advisor of the Year, 1998/2000/2012 ASAP Outstanding Advisor, 2000/2001/2002/2012 ASAP District 6 Outstanding Advisor, and the 1999 Iowa Board of Regents Staff Excellence Award.
Connie is a 1989 graduate from UNI with a BA in elementary education.