Student Services Co-ordinator
School of Social Work
St. John's College
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, NL A1C 5S7
Hailing from Cape Broyle, the Southern Shore Queen, Kim is proud of her Irish Heritage and is known to sing a little ditty and dance a jig on occasion. Kim has worked at Memorial University for 17 years and has experience in the areas of residence life, student orientation, leadership programs, career development, and experiential learning. Kim is a proud 3-time Memorial alumni having earned a Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Social Work and a Master of Education with a specialization in student services. In completing her graduate studies, Kim conducted research in the areas of student life, internationalization, student engagement, and service-learning and is proud to be a Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies.
In her role as BSW Chair of Admissions and Student Services Coordinator for the BSW program, Kim provides support to current BSW students and class executives. Some of her primary responsibilities include meeting with students, informing program regulations and coordinating school scholarships and awards. She welcomes questions from current BSW students about the school or the profession.
Kim is a proud Registered Social Worker who has a passion for student services and says that the best part of her job is mentoring students. Students and colleagues have nominated her for a variety of awards which she has been the recipient of, including:
- Excellence in Leadership Award. Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainers, NL, 2011
- Outstanding Contribution to Student Life. MUN Student's Union, 2009-2010
- Master Carpenter Award . Cabot Habitat for Humanity, 2008
- Carol's Creed Award. AACUSS (Atlantic Association of College and University Student Services), 2008
- Staff Volunteer of the Year. Memorial University, 2005
- President's Award for Exemplary Service. Memorial University, 2004
- CCAE Prix D 'Excellence Gold Medal – Best Community Outreach Program: MUN~Petro Canada Habitat for Humanity Build, 2009
- Atlantic Association of College and University Student Services Award of Excellence: Make Midterm Matter, 2008