Preferred Name: Bernadette Heitschmidt, MSEd, MS, NCC, LPC-IT (she/her)
Position: Director of Student Wellness and Health Promotion
Marquette Email: email@example.com
Marquette Phone Number: 414-288-2104
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Favorite Wellness Activity: Crafting
About Me: Bernadette is a proud, two-time, Marquette University alumna, originally from the southwest side of Chicago, Illinois. Bernadette graduated from Marquette as an Advertising major from the Deiderich College of Communication. Her love of working within student affairs began when she was a resident assistant in Cobeen Hall. She went on to work at the Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design as a Residence Hall Director and then completed a master degree in Adult and Higher Education at Northern Illinois University, where she held an assistantship as a Graduate Residence Hall Director and completed an internship as a Graduate Residence Hall Director at Wingate University. Bernadette started her professional career back at Marquette working as a Residence Hall Director in Carpenter Tower. She also completed a master degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling on the Vocational Rehabilitation track at Marquette, while working as a Hall Minister and Vocational Rehabilitation intern at On Your Marq. Bernadette is very excited to be the Director of the Center for Student Wellness and Health Promotion, where she can focus on assisting college students succeed with their wellness plan.