Walter Scott, Jr. College of Engineering

Amanda Lager Gleason

Amanda Lager Gleason


Office: A101B Engineering Building
Phone: 970-491-0924

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Amanda Lager Gleason

Graduate Program Specialist

Mechanical Engineering

Amanda Lager Gleason has worked in a variety of roles supporting engineering students, including undergraduate and graduate advising and STEM fellowships advising. She is an alumna of the University of South Carolina where she completed a bachelor’s in English Language and Literature with a minor in French. She also attended the University of Central Florida where she earned a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and the University of Nebraska at Kearney where she earned a Master of Science in Education in Higher Education Student Affairs. Amanda is passionate about helping students think critically about and become engaged collaborators in navigating academic, co-curricular, and career experiences to enhance their education. In her free time, she enjoys baking, reading, and spending time with her family.


  • M.S. Ed. 2020, University of Nebraska – Education
  • M.F.A. 2012, University of Central Florida – Creative Writing
  • B.A. 2010, University of South Carolina – English Language and Literature