Katie Whipple

WhippleKatie
Director
1060 HLSSC
515-294-6624
Additional Information: 

Education:  

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.