Alumni Spotlight - Kayla Mathew ‘15/M’17

Sep 16, 2022 10:00 AM

eNews Alumni Spotlight highlights alumni who give back to Frostburg in some way – time, talent, treasure or any combination. This edition of eNews features Kayla Mathew ‘15/M’17, Annual Giving Specialist at Frostburg State University.

Current City: Barton, Md.
Current Occupation: Annual Giving Specialist, FSU

Why do you love FSU?

I love FSU because of the memories, experiences, relationships, and opportunities I was given.

Why do you give back (time, talent and/or treasure) to FSU?

I give back to FSU because of the students. As a student, I had many mentors at FSU, and I can only hope to impact a few students the way others did me.

What do you do for fun?

For fun, I enjoy spending time with my family, shopping, and traveling.

Tell us about a class or activity at FSU that has had a surprising effect on your life.

Working as a Graduate Assistant impacted me in ways I would not have predicted. It truly fueled my passion for higher education!

Favorite TV show?

Grey's Anatomy!

Tell us about a person or persons from FSU who had an impact on your life.

FSU gave me many mentors who always encouraged me to further my education. Without those relationships, I don’t believe I would have pursued obtaining my MBA.

Favorite comfort food?

French fries & ice cream

Favorite vacation spot?

Anywhere with sun, water, & sand!

What profession other than your own would you like to attempt?

Hmm, I wouldn't mind having a reality TV show.