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Kevin Collymore ’10

Paying it forward as an advisor to students like himself.

Kevin Collymore ’10  (BA: Political Science) is an academic counselor at Barnard College, where he advises junior and senior-level students in the Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP), Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) and Barnard Opportunity Program (BOP), offering academic and career counseling, as well as advice on personal matters.

He’s also been a counselor for the Council for Opportunity in Education, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to expanding college opportunities for low-income, first-generation students, veterans, and students with disabilities.

Collymore is currently working towards his Master of Arts in Higher Education and Student Affairs at NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development.

While at Purchase, he interned for Michael Bloomberg’s NYC mayoral campaign from 2008–2010. He earned his degree at Purchase through the Educational Opportunity Program, majoring in political science with a minor in economics.

He’s currently president of the Board of Directors of Purchase College’s Alumni Association.