Education AssistantOffice: Bldg. SE 43, Room 103A
Biography: Linda Petersen, a native of Springfield, Missouri, pursued a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Information Science at Missouri State University.
Linda’s career began with the federal government in Springfield, Missouri, working for the Department of Justice. She continued her work with the federal government at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, for the Department of Defense 101st Airborne Division; and in Reston, Virginia, for the Department of Interior as a computer programmer. Following her relocation to Boca Raton, Florida, she was in education for eight years at Spanish River Christian School.
Linda’s career in higher education started with Florida Atlantic University in 2014, when she joined the Graduate College as an Assistant for Degree Completion and quickly became Administrator of Degree Completion Processes. She coordinated the documentation required for degree completion and certification for all graduate degree completion programs for graduate students at FAU, across eight FAU colleges and departments on the Boca Raton, Jupiter and Davie campuses.
In December 2016, Linda was hired as the Educational Assistant for the Florida Atlantic University Brain Institute.