Jaclyn M. Hawkins

Jaclyn joined the Alice! Health Promotion team as a Health Promotion Specialist in 2018. Jaclyn’s professional background spans over several functional areas in higher education and student affairs. Some of those experiences focus on social justice education, mental health, residence life, and leadership development. In addition, Jaclyn has served as an instructor for both undergraduate and graduate populations. At Alice!, Jaclyn oversees initiatives for mental health and well-being, alcohol and other drugs (AOD), and wellness coaching.

Jaclyn grew up in the Golden State, California, and is excited to support student health and well-being through a trauma-informed and intersectional lens. When not at work, Jaclyn enjoys spending time with her fur-child, Captain, and being out and about exploring all that the community has to offer!

Graduate Degrees and Education:

  • B.A., Sociology, Minor in Applied Psychology, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • M.Ed., College Student Affairs Administration, University of Georgia

Certifications & Licensure:

  • National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach (NBC-HWC)
  • Certified Wellness & Health Coach (CWHC)
  • First Episode Psychosis in Transition-Age Youth Certified

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Resident Director, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Resident Director, Music Academy of the West
  • Residence Life Coordinator, Duke University Talent Identification Program
  • Program Coordinator for LeaderShape, University of Georgia
  • Instructor, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • Instructor, University of Georgia

Awards & Honors:

  • Unsung Heroine Award, Professional Women’s Association (PWA)
  • Advisor of the Year, University of California, Santa Barbara
  • PACURH NRHH Regional Residence Life Faculty/Staff of the Month Award Winner

Professional Memberships:

  • NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
  • ACPA: College Educators International
  • American College Health Association