About Kelley McCarthy

Kelley McCarthy is the Hall Director at Saint Mary's College in Notre Dame Indiana where she oversees a residence hall of 260 first year students. Her experience as an undergraduate at the University of Saint Joseph inspired her to pursue a career in Higher Education where she could continue working with and mentoring college women. She recently graduated from Nova Southeastern University (Go Sharks!) with her Masters degree in Student Affairs with a concentration in Conflict Resolution. During her free time she enjoys watching All My Children (the best soap opera ever,) blogging, running, and shopping at New York and Company! You can find her on Twitter. @kmccarthy8185

Working your HEART out: Get Smart about the career journey!

I really dislike when people ask: “What do you want to do?” Working with college freshmen, I have learned this question could be a touchy subject. Most answer, “Well my parents want me to do ‘x’ , but I really want to do ‘y’….and… I'm not really sure.” I decided to rephrase this question, and [...]

By |April 14th, 2014|College Students, For Young Adult Women|0 Comments

A Case for the All-Women College Experience

“Our experiences influence the person we become.” What – NO GUYS? When the time came to reveal to my friends that I would be attending a small, private, Catholic women’s university, many of them made fun of me. They were confused as to why I wouldn’t want to experience the “traditional” college experience. My friends [...]