Ms. Kristen Coffey joined UMBC in 2017 working with First Year Experience Programs in the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE). As Program Coordinator, she oversees and works with many programs intended to help first year students during their transition to campus. These programs include the Collegiate Success Institute (CSI) Summer Bridge Program, and initiatives related to several First Year Experience courses including the Introduction to an Honors University (IHU) Seminars and the Transfer Student Seminars (TRS).
Ms. Coffey came to UMBC from Virginia Tech where she earned her M.A.Ed. in Higher Education and Student Affairs. Prior to this, she earned her B.S. in Mass Communication from Towson University.