Kate is originally from North Scituate, Rhode Island and did her undergraduate work at the University of Connecticut. There she worked in the Office of Student Services and Advocacy where her passion for Student Affairs began. She then attended Central Connecticut State University for her masters in Counseling: Student Development in Higher Education which she completed in 2018. While working on her masters, she worked as a graduate intern for Southern Connecticut State University in Student Involvement and Leadership Development. Kate is attending UMaine as a Student Development in Higher Education C.A.S. major with hopes of continuing on to her PhD. Otherwise, she loves to read, sing, and explore the outdoors.