Kasie Von Haden


Specialty area(s)

Leadership, Involvement, & Service Programming
Community Engagement & Ugetconnected Portal
Student Organization Grants
LeaderShape Institute
Campus Food Pantry
Clifton Strengths - StrengthsFinder/StrengthsQuest


Brief biography

Kasie Von Haden, a Coulee Region native, currently serves as the Civic Engagement and Involvement Coordinator in University Centers at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Prior to her role at UWL, she was the Director of Campus Activities and Orientation at Viterbo University, her alma mater. Von Haden received a degree in English literature from Viterbo University in 2012, followed by a master's degree in education from Iowa State University in 2014. During her graduate coursework, she worked as a graduate assistant in the Office of New Student Programs, where she assisted in the coordinatino of orientation and extended orientation programming.  

When not at work, she enjoys working out, being outside, reading, cooking, and spending time with her dogs.   

Professional history

2016 - Present: Civic Engagement and Involvement Coordinator, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
2014 - 2016: Director of Campus Activities and Orientation, Viterbo University

Research and publishing


Gabriel, K., Reyburn, K., Von Haden, K., (2017) Beyond the 2+2: Integrating Civic Agency and Community Engagement into 2-Year and 4-Year Campus Partnerships. Midwest Region Campus Compact Conference, Chicago, IL. 


Gansemer-Topf, A., Von Haden, K., Peggar, E. (2014) Aligning competencies with success: What does it take to be an effective admissions counselor? College and University, 90(1), 12-22. Access this article here.



2012 - 2014: Iowa State University, Masters of Education in Higher Education
2008 - 2012: Viterbo University, Bachelor of Arts in English Literature


2017: Clifton Strengths, Certified Strengths Coach