Paula Halvorsen

Paula Halvorsen

Job/Position:  Office Manager of the College of Business Advising Center

Job Description:  Keeping the Advising Center running smoothly and efficiently – training students and grad assistants, answering student questions, reviewing academic files, admitting students to the college, processing overrides, and creating forms and documents for these purposes.



  • Minnesota State University, Mankato, Sociology BS with Corrections and Human Resources minors Currently in Progress
  • South Central College, Executive Assistant, AAS & Legal Administrative Assistant, AAS
  • Austin Area Vocational and Technical Institute, Cosmetology

Hometown:  Kiester, MN

Roommates (family, friends, pets):  I have two cats at home named Bugg and Chloe.

What are your guilty pleasures (junk food/TV/etc.):  My guilty pleasure would be chocolate.

As a child, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I’m not certain what I wanted to be and I still don’t know for sure. If I knew, I’d be it.

Desert Island Categories:

(If you were stranded on a deserted island, and you could pick one item for each category to have with you, what would you choose?)

–          Book:  A biography

–          Movie:  The Wizard of Oz

–          TV Series:  Survivor

–          Album/Musician:  Blake Shelton

–          Food Item:  Lobster

Hobbies:  Crafting, antiquing, and horseback riding.

Favorite place to hang out in town:  I enjoy relaxing at home.

Favorite Quote:  “Do not regret growing older. It is a privilege denied to many.” –Unknown