Robert Odom

Graduate Assistant


Office: 106 Student Center 40506

Phone: 859-257-6870


CATalyst Executive Board

Jessica Hinkle

Executive Officer

Email Jessica

Year in school: Sophomore

Hometown: Louisville, KY

Reasons you joined CATalyst: I joined CATalyst because I wanted to be apart of an organization that wanted to provide a more inclusive community for individuals of diverse backgrounds. I think it's important that we accept each other regardless of our differences and the members of CATalyst seemed to uphold these same beliefs.

Plans after undergrad at UK: Hopefully working as a marketing specialist and working my way up the corporate ladder to becoming a CBDO (Chief Business Director Officer).

Major/minor: Marketing and Economics w/minor in Spanish

Hobbies: Writing, working out, playing video games, hanging with friends

Favorite quote: "Empty yourself...and let the universe fill you." -Alicia Keys

Hobbies: "RA-ing" and promoting/attending events around campus the my organizations.

Favorite quote: "There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time." -Malcolm X

Ebony Davis


Email Ebony

Name: Ebony-Nicole Davis

Major/minor: Family Sciences with a minor in Community, Communication, & Leadership Development

Hometown: Louisville, KY
Year in school: Sophomore

Plans after undergrad at UK: to take a year off from school and work in my profession while pursuing a degree in cosmetology and then attend graduate school.

Reasons you joined CATalyst: to promote my passion for a diverse campus and world to the general body.

Funding for Student Programming Efforts!

Student Organization Program Sponsorships

Apply for funding for student-led initiatives and programming.

This initiative has been created to assist in building relationships among student community and enhancing cultural programming opportunities. Please note that requests that reflect a collaboration or partnership between two or more organizations will be given priority access to funding.

CATalyst Membership Application

Application Letter

Membership Application

CATalyst's mission is: The CATalyst Coalition has been cultivated to assist in the process of moving our campus forward on diversity initiatives and creating a student leadership community around social justice.

Their Core Values: Educate, Facilitate, Innovate, Collaborate, & Progress

Fall '13 Schedule of Events

Fall '13 is shaping up to be a great semester for Diversity Education and CATalyst. Check back soon to see what we have in store for the new school year!