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.