Jump in with both feet, get to know as many of the faculty and staff as you can, get involved in student activities, and do your work on time!
Rob Engelson, DMA
Dr. Rob Engelson is a Professor of Practice in Ashford University’s College of Liberal Arts. His degrees include a Doctor of Musical Arts (DMA) in Choral Music from Arizona State University, a Master of Fine Arts (MFA) degree in Choral Conducting from the University of Minnesota, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Music Education and German from Augsburg College. He is a semi-professional actor, having performed in 19 shows at the Clinton Area Showboat Theater, a professional summer theater company located in Clinton, IA. A full-time college and university professor for 35 years and a 21-year member of the Ashford Campus faculty in Clinton, Dr. Engelson currently teaches a wide array of interdisciplinary courses in the curriculum of the Liberal Arts major. His words of wisdom to students: “Jump in with both feet, get to know as many of the faculty as you can, and always turn your work in on time!”