Grace Marks

Grace Marks Retiree
Northern Arizona University
Hotel and Restaurant Management/ The W.A. Franke College of Business

Hometown
Hamtramck, Michigan

Degree (s)
BS-Health Education, MPH - Health Care Administration

What do you enjoy most about working with NAU undergrads?
Each student is so unique and special.  I enjoy listening and supporting them exactly where they need help so they can experience success on all levels.

What is your favorite place on campus?
My favorite is the Health & Learning Center.  Some of the windows look out to the Peaks and provide a serene location for coaching.
 
Why should students take advantage of the Student Success Coaching program?
The SSC program provides a dynamic partnership so students don't feel alone adjusting to a new environment and can get all the support, tools, and resources they need to be successful.

Student Success Coach 4 Significance
As a Student Success Coach I actively listen, ask powerful and insightful questions, and identify resources and tools for ultimate growth and success.

What’s the best piece of career advice you’ve ever been given?
Go to college, get an education, and for a masters degree for each will open more doors.

What is your greatest strength and how has it helped you in your career?
Tenacity, facing my fears, and living outside the comfort zone have all helped me share my personal and professional experiences to help others find their own strengths and feel empowered to keep going forward towards what they want