Elise graduated from South Dakota State University, with an Advertising major in May of 2022. While in college, Elise was the Advertising Club president, held media related positions in Alpha Xi Delta, ran the advertising department for the school newspaper, The Collegian, and was enrolled in numerous honor societies.
Additionally, she started her own freelance business, Elise by Design, related to website design, social media, and advertising design. Along with extra curriculars, Elise competed in the National Student Advertising Competition and her research paper was selected for presentation at various regional conferences.
Currently, she is attending grad school at SDSU for a masters in Mass Communications.