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Cayla Thompson

Residence Coordinator, The Olde

Prior to joining the Office of Community Engagement at purchase, Cayla has served as a residence hall director for two years at The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York and as a graduate hall director for Texas State University.

Cayla Thompson is a graduate of Texas State University’s Student Affairs in Higher Education master’s program where she worked with Residence Life, Student Conduct, and Parent and Family Relations. She has her Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Hendrix College, a liberal arts institution in Conway, Arkansas.

Cayla serves as an instructor for Discovering the Arts and instructed a course on Service Learning this past spring. She also serves as an advisor to a group of first  year students. This past spring, she served as one of the chaperones for the Office of Community Engagement’s alternative spring break trip.