Jennifer Payne graduated from Murray State University with a bachelor’s degree in Political Science/Secondary Education and a Master of Business Administration. She has worked in Higher Education for 11 years with experience in Business Advising, Admissions and Orientation. She currently serves as an Academic Advisor in the Center for Student Success and First-Year Experience at the University of Mississippi. She advises freshman business students and teaches a section of EDHE 105: First Year Experience specifically for business majors. She also teaches MKTG 361: Introduction to Retailing for the School of Business.