Terrance M. Paape
M.A. Innovations in Undergraduate Multicultural Teaching & Learning, Expected May 2012, University of Minnestoa – Twin Cities. Advisor: Jeanne Higbee
M.A. Educational Policy & Administration – Higher Education, May 2011, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. Advisor: Rebecca Ropers-Huilmann, Thesis: Creating Inclusive and Accessible Learning Spaces for First Year Undergraduate Students.
Certificate Innovations in Undergraduate Multicultural Teaching and Learning, May 2011, University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
B.S. Political Science – Law & Politics, 2009, Edgewood College, Minor: Women’s & Gender Studies.
Undergraduate Programs Advisor – University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (February 2011 – Present)
- Advised students enrolled in the Human Resource Development and Business and Marketing Education undergraduate programs in the College of Education and Human Development.
- Developed student outreach programs to market advising department services to under served student populations.
- Developed online advising tools to assist students in monitoring their academic progress, including program and registration tools.
- Successfully launched a Skype advising program to provide limited advising services to students.
Student Life Intern – Century College, White Bear Lake, MN (February 2010 – May 2010)
- Developed leadership skills assessment for Student Senate Officers
- Co-advised and coached Student Senate officers on goal development and interpersonal skills
- Created events and judicial databases for Student Life division to track records
- Co-advised the Planning and Activities Committee and assisted with all-campus events.
- Developed club resource materials
Freshman Advising and Registration Peer Assistant, Edgewood College, Madison WI (2006 – 2009)
- Assisted incoming freshman with first semester course selection
- Helped students identify potential major of interest
- Guided students through online registration process
Resident Assistant, Edgewood College, Madison, WI (2007 – 2008)
- Developed and assisted with residence life programming for 594 resident students.
- Co-managed residence hall floor of 64 students.
- Collaborated with Office of Student Activities and Campus Activities Bard in planning night and weekend activities.
- Mediated the resolution of roommate conflicts.
- Served as first responder for hall/floor related emergencies/crisis.
- Acted as a information/referral agent for campus and community resources.
- Served as an advocate and ally for all campus students.
- Equity & access in Higher Education for underrepresented students
- Student/Faculty Engagement
- Queer Student Development
- First year experience for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender students
- Multicultural Teaching and Learning
Service & Engagement
Minnesota College Personnel Association
- Graduate Student Liaison (UMNTC) – MCPA Board of Directors (2010-2011)
Graduate and Professional Student Assembly (GAPSA)
- At-Large Director/Representative to the Board of Regents (2011-2012)
- Vice President for Public Affairs (2010-2011)
- Vice President for Student Affairs (2010-2011)
- Public Affairs Assistant (2009-2010)
Graduate Students in Education and Human Development (GradSHED)
- Representative to GAPSA, Executive Board Member (2009-2010)
Student Senate Consultative Committee
- Nominating Subcommittee Chair (2010-2011)
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group on Educational Access
- Student Member (2009-Present)
Interdisciplinary Graduate Group on Sexuality Studies
- Student Member (2009-Present)
Campus Committee on Student Behavior
- Student Member (appointed 2009-2011)
- SPSS/SAS Data Analysis Packages
- Large/Small Group Facilitation
- Critical Multicultural Education
- Social Justice Education
- LGBT History and Activism
- Government and Policy
Papers and Presentations
Paape, T.M. (2010), College’s Impact on Gay Student Identity Development, Unpublished paper
Paape, T.M. (2009), One Size Fits All : An Exploration of Minority Student Retention Practices in Higher Education, Unpublished paper
Paape, T.M. (2008), Overcoming Institutionalized Homophobia in Higher Education: A Campus Climate Study, Presented at Edgewood College on November 11th , 2008
Canovan, A.R. & Paape, T.M. (2008), Drop That Label! Dealing with Harassing and Derogatory Language in Residence Halls, Presented at Edgewood College August 27th, 2008