Kim Kelly, BA, BSW, M.Ed
Student Services Coordinator
School of Social Work
Coughlan College, CL-1036
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 student services coordinator for the BSW program, Kim provides support for current BSW students and class executives. Some of her primary responsibilities include orientation, BSW recruitment, and coordinating school scholarships and awards. She welcomes questions from all current BSW students about the school or the profession.
Kim 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