Rachel Pleasant (she/her/hers) is the new Graduate Admissions Coordinator.
Where is your hometown?
I grew up in Carmel, Indiana.
Tell us about your educational background.
I attended Hanover College for my bachelor’s degree in communications and business Management, graduating in May 2021.
I attended Ball State University for my master’s in student Affairs Administration in Higher Education, graduating in July 2022.
What are you most looking forward to in this new position?
I look forward to gaining more experience and knowledge within a field that I love. Working with students brings me so much joy and I am excited to be back at Ball State doing what I love.
What are your favorite hobbies?
I enjoy going to the movies with my husband and traveling.
What is your favorite time of the day and why?
Evening, I get to spend a few hours with my family every night. I enjoy family time more than anything.
What’s something about you that people would be surprised to know?
Because of my Girl Scout Gold Award, I now have my name engraved on a plaque in the Indiana War Memorial for my dedication to aiding veterans in the state of Indiana.
How do you practice self-care?
I love playing with my pets. I have a Yorkie-poo named Scotch and a cat named Tape (Get it… Scotch Tape). They are my fur children and I love interacting with them.