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Caitlin Houlihan

Associate Director of Student Involvement

The Associate Director oversees the creation and implementation of new student orientation and student involvement programming including all large scale events on campus as well as supporting the development of our campus traditional programs: Pancake Madness, Senior Week, Welcome Week and more. The Associate Director sits on a variety of divisional committees to support student success amongst our campus community and also serves as a First Year Seminar Instructor. In addition to oversight of our student involvement functions, they also supervise Residence Coordinator staff in Fort Awesome and Outback residence halls.

A double graduate of Western Connecticut State University, this Hudson Valley (NY) native spent four years at Mount Saint Mary College as the Assistant Director of Student Activities before coming to Purchase College. Prior areas of experience include: large scale programming, student government associations and program boards, greek life, co-curricular programming, and campus traditions.

Functional Assignment: Student Involvement, New Student Orientation Program and Student Success