Jette Irgens

Assistant Director of Pathways

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Jette Odgaard Irgens, Cand. Theol., Assistant Director for FYE, Academic Advising & Student Success holds a degree in theology from the University of Oslo, Norway. Prior to coming to Wartburg, she worked for Kirkens Nødhjelp (suicide prevention) in Copenhagen, Denmark & the ELCA, stationed in São Leopoldo, RS, Brazil – with a number of NGO’s (HIV/AIDS prevention). She has taught a variety of courses at Wartburg (such as, freshman seminar, composition, ELL cultural adjustment, intercultural communication). Jette directs the Writing, Reading, and Speaking Lab (WRSL) and coordinates advising & the first-year experience programs. In addition, she oversees the Summer Knights Bridge Program.