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Jennifer Shinpaugh

Director of Residence Life
Residence Life

Phone: 478-934-3027

Biography: Jennifer Shinpaugh joined MGA in September 2021 as the Director of Residence Life. She previously worked as the Associate Director of Housing at Valdosta State University, Assistant Director of Residence Life at SUNY Oswego, and Director of Housing at Catawba College. Jennifer graduated with her Bachelors in Marketing from the University of South Florida in 2002 and her Masters in Higher Education - Counselor Education from Mississippi State University in 2005. Go Bulldogs! She is currently pursuing her Doctorate in Public Administration from Valdosta State University and plans to graduate in 2024.

Jennifer lives in Hawkinsville with her husband, Justin, and their three rescue dogs, Cupcake, Scrappy Doo, and Eleven who are all chihuahuas. In their spare time they like to travel, especially cruising.
Education: BS Marketing - University of South Florida - 2002
MS Counselor Education - Higher Education - Mississippi State University - 2005
Professional Experience: Associate Director of Housing - Valdosta State University - May 2016 - August 2021
Assistant Director of Residence Life - SUNY Oswego - January 2011 - April 2016
Director of Housing - Catawba College - July 2007 - July 2010
Area Coordinator - Austin College - January 2005 - July 2007
Professional Affiliations: NASPA

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