Daune Marie Rensing

Daune Rensing

Student Success Advisor

(517) 353-1824


Daune is the Student Success Advisor for all MA Strategic Communication students and those working towards certificates in Digital Media, Media Analytics, or Organizational Communication for Leadership. She helps students transition into the program and assists them at all stages of their academic career. This includes answering questions about classes, creating an academic plan to fit each individual lifestyle, enrolling students in their classes, monitoring student success throughout the program, and celebrating at graduation. 

Prior to working with Strategic Communication, Daune was an undergraduate advisor for advertising and communication majors. She also advised for the sales leadership minor, was a member of the communication curriculum committee, and ran the NHL Stenden study abroad program in the Netherlands. Before that role, she worked with student-athletes as an academic advisor and coach. 

Daune is married to Michigan State's Head Men's Soccer Coach, Damon Rensing, and has two children. She is also a third-year PhD student in the Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) program. Her research interests are focused on finding ways to improve the Black male graduation rate.


  • Create an individualized academic plan for each student
  • Enroll students according to their academic plan
  • Primary contact for student questions, problems, or concerns
  • Monitor communication networks like email, Slack, and Facebook
  • Assist with any paperwork to verify degree, enrollment, or graduation certification
Contact Daune


Appointment: calendly.com/drensing

Phone: 517-353-1824

Contact Information

404 Wilson Rd.
Communication Arts and Sciences Building, Room 271
Michigan State University