Janine McGee is a Tuscaloosa native and serves UA Early College as assistant director. While overseeing the department’s recruitment and marketing efforts, she works with the recruiting specialists and marketing team to outline recruiting and communication for students and families across the state of Alabama and nationwide. Students and parents may contact her when they have a recruitment related question or when they don’t know who to ask their question to. Janine enjoys working with this top-notch team and finding new ways for UA Early College to connect with high school students.
Fun Fact: Janine has done service work in Brazil, Chile and the Dominican Republic, but Brazil may always be her favorite!
Ashley Lajeunesse is originally from the Fort Lauderdale area of South Florida. As a UA Early College Recruiting Specialist, she serves the North Alabama territory and the western U.S. Counselors, students and their families contact her to discover the ways UA Early College benefits students and helps them achieve their educational goals. As a first-generation college student, Ms. Lajeunesse enjoys helping students remove barriers to higher education and achieve their educational dreams through UA Early College.
Fun Fact: Ashley previously worked for the Walt Disney Company and enjoys attending concerts and comedy shows.
Lindsey Porter is from Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Her primary roles at UA Early College are managing financial and budget information, ordering supplies and managing recruiting materials. Additionally, she assists with responding to parent and student inquiries and is actively involved in the LEAP program. Students and parents may call her if they have general questions about UA Early College or if they need UAEC materials to share with family and friends. She enjoys all the interactions she has with students and parents as well as working with the rest of the UAEC staff. Her favorite part of working for UA Early College is being part of a program that supports students in achieving their higher-educational goals.
Fun fact: Lindsey is in the process of starting a small family farm.