Katie Mattise | e-Inside | Jan. 23, 2017 | Kent State University

New Face

Katie Mattise

Program Coordinator
LGBTQ Student Center
Kent Campus

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Work with the director to provide programming, support and advocacy for students of marginalized genders and sexualities or those wishing to engage with topics related to those identities.

WORKED AT KENT STATE SINCE:

September 2016

EMPLOYMENT PRIOR TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

Syracuse University

LIKES MOST ABOUT KENT STATE UNIVERSITY:

The people, for sure. Everyone I’ve met really has a passion for their work or studies. And there’s a lot of excitement and willingness to welcome folks who are new!

ATTRACTION TO KENT STATE UNIVERSITY AS AN EMPLOYER:

Kent State has some self-awareness when it comes to where we are in supporting students, faculty and staff with marginalized identities. Starting with my interview day, I’ve seen a real commitment to continually improving and making campus a more inclusive place.

RESIDES IN:

Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

HOMETOWN:

Scranton, Pennsylvania

EDUCATION:

M.S., Cultural Foundations of Education, Syracuse University

B.A., English Literature, University of Pittsburgh

HOBBIES:

Working out, playing video games, watching Netflix and finding out what Ohio has to offer!