Katie Whipple

1060 HLSSC
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B.A.:Sociology with a Spanish minor, Central College

M.S.: Kinesiology- Sport Psychology & Sociology, Iowa State University.

Hometown: Lake Mills, IA

Favorite Motto: She believed she could, so she did.

Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my husband and daughter, running, yoga, cooking/eating, and house projects.

Interests: Growth mindset, first generation, low-income student success, wellness, mindfulness, and watching volleyball and track and field - especially during the Olympics!

Favorite Food: Popcorn or trail mix.

Fun Facts: I am 6' tall and once a stranger asked me how the weather is up here. I am the second youngest sibling of five. I am a former college athlete in volleyball and track & field.

What I love most about my job: Seeing students overcome challenges and accomplish their goals! I love being able to ensure that students at ISU have the resources/support they need to be successful and working with my team to make those opportunities possible.

I'm listening to: NPR

I'm watching: PBS, This Is Us, The Middle, SNL, Colbert, Big Brother.