Gustavus Alumna Named Executive Director at Admission Possible

Posted on October 6th, 2010 by

Sara Dziuk '02

Gustavus Adolphus College alumna Sara (Brigger) Dziuk ’02 was recently named Executive Director of Admission Possible Twin Cities – the nonprofit organization based in St. Paul that is dedicated to helping low-income high school students prepare for and earn admission to college by providing ACT/SAT test preparation, admissions and financial aid consulting, and guidance in the transition to college.

As executive director, Dziuk is responsible for all day-to-day management and operation issues, leading strategic organizational development, raising funds, coordinating communications and building relationships with partner organizations in the Twin Cities.

“We are extremely fortunate to have recruited Sara to Admission Possible. She brings a winning combination of experience, leadership, knowledge and passion to this work, and exemplifies Admission Possible’s idealistic organizational culture,” said Jim McCorkell, CEO of Admission Possible. “Her strategic vision for sustaining and continuing to grow our services to students is precisely what we need for the young people in our community.”

Dziuk joined Admission Possible after spending several years with Junior Achievement of the Upper Midwest. In her most recent role as vice president of education, Dziuk was responsible for JA’s K-12 programs – impacting 120,000 students annually with lessons on financial literacy, career and college readiness and entrepreneurship. Prior to her work with Junior Achievement, Dziuk served as vice president of the Greater Mankato Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Dziuk holds an MBA from Minnesota State, Mankato, and her bachelor’s degree in management from Gustavus.

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Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication JJ Akin
jakin@gustavus.edu
507-933-7510

 

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