Academic Advisor - First Year
Office: Downing University Center A330
Kassy is from East Lansing, Michigan, and graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree from the Residential College in the Arts and Humanities (RCAH) and a specialization in international development. While in the RCAH, she focused her studies on nature and culture, studied abroad in South Africa and Ecuador, and participated in a civic engagement project as a mentor for former migrant workers looking to earn their GEDs. After graduation, Kassy spent a year as an AmeriCorps*VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) with Michigan Campus Compact, where she served the community of Jackson, Michigan, at Jackson Community College in several college readiness initiatives. It was here that Kassy discovered her passion for helping students in higher education. Kassy is excited to join the AARC staff and looks forward to her time as a Hilltopper.