Angela M. Palek

A photo of Angela Palek

Administrative Associate II

Social Work

319 Marshall



  • MA, Higher, Adult and Lifelong Education, Michigan State University, anticipated Dec., 2020
  • Graduate Certificate, Program Evaluation, Michigan State University, anticipated Dec., 2020
  • BS, Administration, Concentration: Organizational Administration, Central Michigan University


Angela Palek began her career at Eastern Michigan University working for the EMU Wraparound Project which was a federally funded grant program that provided Wraparound services for at-risk teen parents.


  • Grant administration
  • Grant writing
  • Data analysis and research
  • Student access and success


  • Harkema, J., Moraniec, H., Nybell, L., and Palek, A., Feeding the Dream: College Food Pantries and the Struggle for Higher Education. Council of Social Work Education, CSWE 2017 Conference Presenter, October 19–October 22, 2017, Dallas, TX.
  • Harkema, J., and Palek, A., The Great Food Shortage: How to Best Help Students who are Food Insecure. Michigan Student Financial Aid Association, MSFAA Conference June 10–June 13, 2018, Thompsonville, MI.


  • Swoop's Student Food Pantry
  • 2015–present, leadership board


  • Grant Professional Association