Kara is an Undergraduate Advisor in the School of Interactive Games & Media. Kara came to this role in the fall of 2018, changing careers from a Mental Health Counselor to an Academic Advisor. In her previous roles she has worked at the Department of Veteran’s Affairs and at an outpatient substance abuse treatment facility. Additionally, Kara has experience working here at RIT as a Student Mentor in the College Restoration Program (CRP). Kara earned her B.S. in Health Science from The College at Brockport and her M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from St. John Fisher College.
Outside of work, Kara enjoys spending time with her husband Adam and her dog Dexter. She is also passionate about health and wellness. Kara loves to train for half-marathons, play/watch sports and hike.