Grant Leadership

  • Jennifer Wade-Berg

    Jennifer A. Wade-Berg, Ph.D., CNP

    Jennifer A. Wade-Berg, Ph.D. CNP is an Associate Professor of Human Services and Campus Executive Director of the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Certificate Program.  Her teaching emphasis is nonprofit management.  Her research interests include cultural competence, sports philanthropy, student retention and curriculum mapping. In addition to her faculty responsibilities, Dr. Wade-Berg is the PI/Program Administrator for two grant funded initiatives:  KSU’s Recruitment, Retention, and Progression to Graduation Program for Hispanic and Latino Students and the Department of Education’s First in the World Grant for KSU’s Transfer Advocate Gateway.  She received a Bachelor’s of Arts from Wesleyan University (CT), and her master’s and doctoral degrees in Public Administration from the University of Georgia.


      Graduation Coaches 

      • Kristen Kenney

        Mrs. Kristen Jones

        Mrs. Kristen Jones is originally from Vermont. She lived in the South Florida area for five years and made her move to Georgia in 2015. Kristen earned her Bachelor's degree in Legal Studies from the Wesley College and a Master's Degree in College Student Affairs from Nova Southeastern University. Prior to KSU, she worked at Florida International University and Nova Southeastern University.

        • Hilary Cuevas

          Mrs. Hilary Cuevas

          Mrs. Hilary Cuevas grew up in Lawrenceville, GA. Hilary earned a Bachelor's in Public Relations and Advertising from Reinhardt University and a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration from Valdosta State University. Before coming to KSU in 2017, she worked at Young Harris College and Reinhardt University.

          • Sara Wilgus

            Mrs. Sara Wilgus

            Mrs. Sara Wilgus is originally from Toledo, Ohio. Sara earned an Associate of Applied Business from Owens Community College, a Bachelor of Applied Science from University of Toledo, and a Master of Organizational Leadership from Lourdes University. Before joining Kennesaw State University in 2015, she worked at Owens Community College, Northwest Ohio Psychiatric Hospital, and the University of Toledo.

            Enrollment Services Specialist 

            • Mr. Jamal Murray

              Chattahoochee Technical College

              Mr. Jamal Murray

              Mr. Jamal Murray is a New Jersey native. Jamal earned his Bachelor’s in Biology from Benedict College and a Master’s Degree in Psychology from Argosy University. Prior to KSU, he worked at Southern Polytechnic State University (now Kennesaw State University) and Georgia Perimeter College (now Perimeter College at Georgia State).

              • Georgia Highlands College

                Mrs. Catherine Green

                Mrs. Cathy Green is a native from Michigan. She joined KSU in October, 2017.  Prior to coming to Kennesaw State University, Cathy was a case manager with the Kent Intermediate School District (KISD) in Grand Rapids, Michigan.  Before working with the Kent ISD, she worked at Grand Rapids Community College (GRCC) coordinating Tech Prep program and the high school and Post-Secondary Articulation program.  She also taught Career Development at GRCC, Ferris State University and Aquinas College in Michigan.

                Cathy received her BS Degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management and her Master’s Degree in Career and Technical Education from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan.