Dr. Ashley Green is originally from Flint, Michigan. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Michigan State University in 2005, her Master’s degree in Higher Education from the University of Toledo in 2007, and her Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership with an emphasis in Higher Education Administration from Western Michigan University in 2015. Her research interest is First Generation College Students and the internal and external challenges they face in college.
Currently, Dr. Green serves as Assistant Dean of Administration at Michigan State University. Formerly, she was the Director of Scholarships and Fellowships with Michigan State University ‘s Honors College where she managed the daily operations and assisted students in pursuing some of the most prestigious and competitive national and international funding awards. She has also served as Assistant Director of Career Services at Grand Valley State University, as well as Career Program Manager and Adjunct Career Instructor for the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. Dr. Green also brings experiences in College Admissions, Multi-Cultural Affairs, International Relations and TRIO Support programs and has taught courses at the university level including: Leadership and Career Development, and Career Preparation and Job Search Strategies.
Committed to her faith, Dr. Green has been an active member of Ebenezer Ministries in Flint, Michigan for over 20 years where she is currently the Chair of the Executive team and has served and led in many other capacities. She also currently serves on the Advisory Board for “Hightower Financial Solutions”, is a student-athlete mentor for the MSU men’s football team and previously served as a mentor for MSU’s MAGIC (Maximizing Academic Growth in College) program for more than 5 years.
Dr. Green’s diverse background in student affairs includes experience in career development, academic advising, project management, program implementation, event planning, teaching, leadership development, youth outreach, and mentoring. She is committed to helping all students have a successful and positive educational experience and has a passion for helping youth strive towards a successful career. She finds great satisfaction in taking advantage of opportunities to work with youth as they pursue their goals and dreams “one gift at a time.” Dr. Green resides in Lansing, Michigan with her husband and two children.