Katharine Lesica-Gardner

​​​Office Specialist, eLearning​

Kathy is a Specialist Clerk and the Lead Proctor for the eLearning Delivery and Support team. Kathy provides customer service to both students and faculty by administering online proctored exams, reviewing and approving external proctors, disseminating proctored exam instructions and passcodes to key stakeholders and processing Independent Course in the Field requests. Kathy earned her Master’s degree in Education from Central Michigan University with a concentration in training and development, and her undergraduate degree from Northern Michigan University.

In addition to completing her Master’s degree as an online student, Kathy and her husband owned a small business, and she worked as a Business and Office Systems instructor at Bay de Noc Community College for 27 years. She taught to instill a strong work ethic and a confidence in her students that they could achieve their goals and dreams. She shares with her CMU team members a passion for helping students succeed and a passion for ethical and professional academic standards. She was an active school and church volunteer in her community. Kathy and her family have relocated from the Upper Peninsula of Michigan to Mount Pleasant and look forward to their new home and new surroundings.


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