Cresta Cates joined EEE in January 2019 as the Graduate Administrative Assistant. Her higher ed experience began in law schools at her alma mater, the University of South Carolina, and continued across the US to Santa Clara University in California. She has continued to work with graduate education since coming to Purdue in 2013 when she joined the Ingestive Behavior Research Center as their administrative assistant.
“I am well versed in the unique needs of graduate students that extend beyond the classroom. I look forward to helping the students in EEE further their professional goals to help create a sustainable environment for us and generations to come,” said Cates.