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Katie (Katherine) Hughes earned a Bachelors of Science from WMU and then completed her Masters in Counseling in Higher Education also at WMU.  She has worked for Community Mental Health of MI, WMU, KVCC and GRCC during her career.  She is a Licensed Professional Counselor in the State of Michigan. 

Katie’s higher education roles have included teaching at WMU & GRCC, working with International Admissions & Programming, advising in several TRIO programs, Career Services, Disability Support & Occupational Support Services, Counseling and Academic Advising & Transfer.  She is also the lead advisor to the following programs at GRCC: The Honors Program, Study Away and International Students.  She is the Faculty Advisor for the International Student Organization, through Student Life. She also works with ESL students and has taken students on Alternative Spring Break trips.

Katie participated in Study Abroad while in college and enjoys travel and keeping up with friends around the world.  In her free time she likes to garden/landscape, enjoy nature and spend time with her spouse, three children, two dogs & two cats.


Katie Hughes
(616) 234-3900