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Student Life Office Team

Katie Puryear

Communications Specialist

Katie Puryear is a Colorado native who is passionate about helping students reach their educational and career goals. After majoring in Applied Communication, Katie continued on for Master of Arts in Communication at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership at Colorado State University.

Before joining Colorado College in August of 2013, she worked on valuable research concerning leadership at the Center for Creative Leadership, and advised high risk students at Corinthian Colleges. She has experience working with a diverse population of students, researching best retention practices, and managing communications. Katie also teaches Public Speaking, Interpersonal Communication, and Organizational Communication at Pikes Peak Community College. She spends as much time possible outdoors hiking, cycling, and taking photos of the beauty right here in our backyard.