Catrillia “Cat” Young has managed orientation for international students for eight years. In her new role as the director of Global Pathways, Cat works closely with university faculty and administrators to oversee student support services. She also collaborates with colleagues in Kaplan’s Global Pathways team around the world to increase the number of international students joining the program. Before moving to New York City, she worked at SUNY Plattsburgh in Northern New York as the associate director for international admissions.
Cat attended Ripon College in Wisconsin where she earned a BA in French and global studies. She earned her MA in French Civilization at Middlebury College in Vermont and Paris, France. She is an active member of NODA – Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention in Higher Education and is the chair of the International Student Orientation Network.