Adrienne Gaines joined the Freshman Engineering Program in October 2012. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Management Information Systems from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master of Education in Workforce Development Education from the University of Arkansas. Prior to earning her master's degree, she was a computer programmer for ten years with John Deere, Cerner Corporation, and Bayer CropScience. During her graduate studies, she was a Program Assistant with First Year Experience and was responsible for coordinating New Student Orientation and Help-A-Hog. She also spent three years as an academic advisor with the Sam M. Walton College of Business.