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Katie (Katherine) Hughes earned a Bachelor of Science from WMU and then completed her Master's 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 also advises Honors Students, Study Away  participants and International Students.  She is the Faculty Advisor for the International Student Organization, through Student Life. She also works with ESL students.

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, enjoy nature and create memories/ fun time with her spouse, three children, two dogs & two cats.

Out of the office:

Katie is off contract from June 30 through August 24.  If you need advising help for fall classes or graduation issues, you can use this form to request an appointment with one of our other advisors.

Additional ways to get help

I encourage you to use these resources if you are unable to get course recommendations in time:

Katie Hughes
(616) 234-3900