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Ashley Vedvig



Ashley Vedvig joined the School of Education in 2021 as a graduate assistant. After working two years in the School of Education she accepted a role as academic program specialist, working specifically with our online graduate programs. She is also a student within the Ed.D. in Educational Sustainability program, currently working on her dissertation.  

Ashley earned her bachelor’s degree in geography from UW-Whitewater, and her master’s in natural resources from UWSP. She is passionate about sustainability and spending time with her family. When she isn’t working on her dissertation she likes to hike, read for fun, and watch shows like The Office, Parks and Recreation and Community.  


Professional Memberships 

  • Association for the Advancement in Sustainability for Higher Education 
  • National Association of Interpretation 
  • UW System Sustainability

Fun Facts 

Last book you read? 

Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson 

Favorite Quote? 

“Never take the first plant you find, as it might be the last—and you want that first one to speak well of you to the others of her kind.” – Robin Wall Kimmerer 

One thing about your school that you are most proud of? 

The amazing people that I work with. My coworkers are so driven, smart and kind. I could not have asked for better people to work with.  

A piece of advice for students in your school? 

Don’t be afraid to ask questions!  

Ashley Vedvig
Academic Program Specialist - School of Education


Master’s in Natural Resources
UW-Stevens Point

B.S. in Geography