Jenn Ellingwood

Assistant Director
Parkside & West Residential Colleges


Phone: 213.740.3408

Expected May 2021: Doctorate in Education, Educational Leadership, USC Rossier School of Education
Master’s Degree, Higher Education & Student Affairs, New York University
Bachelor’s Degree, Psychology, University of California, Los Angeles

Bio + Fun Facts:
Jennifer Nguyen Ellingwood, who goes by Jenn, serves as the Assistant Director for the Parkside and West Residential Colleges. Jenn is originally from Orange County, California and completed her undergraduate degree majoring in Psychology and minoring in Education Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles. She received her Master of Arts degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs at New York University while serving as a graduate assistant in their Office of Residence Life and Housing Services in Palladium Hall. Before coming to USC, she worked professionally as a Residence Life Coordinator at the University of California, Merced for two years. She spent two years as a Residential College Coordinator here at USC overseeing New North Residential College before transitioning into her new role as an Assistant Director. Jenn currently is in EdD program at USC studying Educational Leadership. In her free time, Jenn likes to travel, explore the outdoors, work on her calligraphy and go to Disneyland. She loves spending time with her partner Greyson and her corgi named Rey.