Amy Ahrens, of Dows, is Clarion Chamber and Development’s new administrative assistant. Ahrens says that she’s enjoying her new job, and she’s enjoying getting to know the Clarion community.
“I like it a lot. It’s different than anything I’ve done before, but its given me a good opportunity to learn more about Clarion,” Ahrens said. “I’m from Dows, and now that our school is one, my little girl is going to be going here when she starts kindergarten a few years down the road. So it’s good for me to get to know some people. “
Ahrens graduated from the University of Northern Iowa in 2001, with her degree in general studies. After graduating, worked with Iowa colleges in a number of capacities.
“My entire professional career, since I graduated college, I’ve been in higher education either in academic advisor roles or program coordinator roles,” Ahrens said. “I’ve worked at Iowa State. I also worked at Ellsworth Community College, and I was an advisor for the nursing program up there. I’ve worked with just about every single field I can imagine. “
Read the full article in the Oct. 9 WCM.