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University of Kentucky
217 Funkhouser Building
Lexington, KY 40506-0054
Fax: (859) 323-1932

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Title

Phone Number

Matthew Deffendall


Director First Generation Initiatives

(859) 257-1925

Kelsey Carew

1GLLC Advisor

(859) 218-3332

Martina Martin

First Scholars Program Coordinator

(859) 257-3532

Welcome Aboard:

Kelsey Carew serves as the First Generation Living Learning Community Advisor. In her role she works directly with the LLC students and staff to offer various workshops, organized study groups, community service opportunities and bi-yearly retreats. Kelsey will also assist the First Generation director in efforts to effectively program and monitor the activities of all First Generation Initiatives.

Kelsey recently served as an Older Youth Services Case Manager in Bloomington, IN in which she worked with young adults involved with the foster care system to effectively transition into adult life. Prior to her time in social work, she spent three years with the Indiana University Volleyball team as the Director of Volleyball Operations.

Originally from Cincinnati, Kelsey earned her bachelor's degree in Sociology and master's degree in Adult and Higher Education from Morehead State University where she played volleyball and coached throughout her time there. Kelsey and her husband Peter reside in Lexington now with their two dogs Annie and Bruce.