Kathy joined the Office of Undergraduate Academic Advising (OUAA) in fall of 2011. She plans to focus student efforts on personal, academic, and professional growth. She is excited to work with all undergraduate students and looks forward to impacting positive change on the campus community. Kathy earned a Master of Science in Sports Management from St. Cloud State University and a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Concordia University Chicago (CUC).
Kathy began working at CUC in 2003 as the Head Coach for Women’s Volleyball and Softball. She then took on the leadership position of Senior Woman Administrator (SWA) in Athletics in 2008. A primary responsibility as the SWA was to develop and oversee the CHAMPS program for the student-athletes. The CHAMPS Program provides resources and opportunities for self-assessment, academic assistance, and professional preparation. Kathy worked to bring NCAA approved speakers to campus to speak on a variety of topics ranging from nutrition, time and financial management and personal development. She helped monitor the academic progress of student-athletes and collaborated with the coaching staff and the Director of Athletics to ensure student-athletes obtained the support they needed to be successful.
While at Concordia, Kathy has served as an adjunct professor for the College of Business and the Human Performance Department. She has also been a supervisor for student teachers in the College of Education. Additionally, Kathy has served on various committees at CUC including the University Staff Council, the Academic Resource Committee, and the current campus Capital Campaign Committee.