Jennie Sell joined the South Dakota State staff in August
2012 as an academic advisor to Jackrabbit student-athletes.
A Toledo, Ohio, native, Sell brought more than 10 years of
experience in higher education with her to South Dakota State, including five
years as an academic advisor for athletics at the University of Northern Iowa,
four years as an athletic academic advising assistant and freshmen mentor at
Villanova University and one year as a resident advisor at Bowling Green State
University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in elementary
Sell also worked as an elementary school teacher in Manilus,
N.Y., and as an adjunct professor in health, physical education and leisure services
at Northern Iowa.
In addition to her teaching and advising, Sell served on
numerous university committees at Northern Iowa and volunteered countless hours
for a variety of organizations. For her service, she earned the Administration
and Finance Division "High Five Award" in 2006 and the Eunice A. Dell "Making a
Difference Award" in 2009.