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Katie McBride

Director of Academic Advising & Success Coaching


J.D., Hamline University

B.A., The University of Southern Mississippi


  • Academic Advising
  • Student Success Center


Katie McBride provides leadership to the advising and coaching team within the Student Success Center. Her goal for the team is to ensure they provide students with one on one guidance and interventions to increase their likelihood of retention and success within the university, and the higher education system. These interventions take various forms and address the needs of a diverse and unique student body, from course selection to understanding how to effectively plan a schedule as a young adult, the advising and coaching team is here to support students and their pursuit of their academic goals. Katie also values the impact a higher education degree can have on an individual and the generations of their family to come.

Prior to joining the staff at Loyola University, Katie served in a variety of roles at The University of Southern Mississippi, including work in admissions, campus visits, student outreach and support, and success coaching. She received a Juris Doctorate from Hamline University in Saint Paul, Minnesota where she focused on civil rights and health law and a bachelor’s degree from The University of Southern Mississippi.

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