Katie Gordon- Wellness Promotion Manager at the UCCS Recreation and Wellness Center
Katie is a professional in the field of college health and wellness. With experience in service-learning, residence life, campus recreation and now health and mental health services, she has worked with many areas to enhance student wellness on college campuses. She is passionate about equipping students with tools to improve their wellness, and does so through mentoring individuals, advising UCCS’s first Peer Health Education program, planning special events, and partaking in strategic campus wellness planning.
Katie’s career started in 2014 after graduating with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from James Madison University (2011) and a Master’s Degree in Higher Education from Virginia Tech (2014). After working in Recreational Sports as the Wellness Manager at Virginia Tech, she accepted a position in Wellness Promotion at UCCS in 2015.
Katie serves as a KPWE board member and mentor. In her spare time, she is interested in attending music festivals and concerts, hiking, backpacking, and traveling to new places.