Adie Bjerkness

  • B.S., Biology, Lenoir-Rhyne University

Adie Bjerkness is a graduate assistant for the Engaged Scholars Program at Lenoir-Rhyne University. In her role as a GA, she assists the current members of the Engaged Scholars program who are working on their final portfolio by tracking the students' progress in all four cohorts, revising essays and giving feedback on their portfolios. In addition, Bjerkness attends and helps to plan Engaged Scholars meetings for the four cohorts of the program. She also assists in finding and designing campus involvement and engagement opportunities for the students in the program as well as the university as a whole.

Bjerkness will complete her master's degree in occupational therapy in the summer of 2023 with aspirations of becoming a pediatric occupational therapist.