Leanne Barnell posing for photo.

Leanne Barnell named Assistant Director Financial Aid/Academic Advisor at GOCC

Leanne Barnell, hired one year ago at Glen Oaks Community College as an advisor to the Upward Bound program, has been appointed Assistant Director of Financial Aid/Academic Advisor.

Jean Zimmerman, Director of Financial Aid at the College, said, “Leanne has extensive teaching and advising experience, not only at Glen Oaks, but at Centreville Public Schools-based Juvenile Day Treatment Center, Constantine Public Schools, the Howe Military Academy and the University of Phoenix as an academic and financial aid advisor.”

Barnell has a Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Criminal Justice and a Bachelor of Social Studies/Education from Trine University (formerly Tri-State University). She earned a Master of Art Degree in the Art of Teaching from Marygrove College, Detroit. Barnell is a lifelong St. Joseph County resident and a former Glen Oaks Community College student and instructor.