Kelly Yordy
             

Kelly Yordy

Master of Arts in Higher Education (MAHE)

 

     
     

Higher Education Program Services Director

Office Location: Ayres 113
Phone: (765) 998-4375
Email: klyordy@taylor.edu

 

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Kelly A. Yordy


446 West Berry Avenue, Upland, Indiana 46989
765.499.1810
klyordy@taylor.edu


EDUCATION


Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
M.A. in Higher Education and Student Development, 2009
Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
B.A. in Communication Studies and Human Resources Management, 2005


PROFESSIONAL INTERESTS


Women in leadership
Professional mentoring
Student volunteerism


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
Program Services Director, M.A. in Higher Education and Student Development, August 2009 – present
Direct marketing, admissions, and recruitment
Identify and approve graduate assistantships; oversee selection process; work with graduate assistant supervisors throughout the year
Oversee student services
Direct alumni relations and alumni programming
Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
Graduate Residence Hall Director, 2007 – 2009
Provided supervision and program direction for a coed residence hall housing 70 students
Taylor University, Upland, Indiana
Career Development Graduate Intern, 2008
Assisted in planning, organizing, marketing, and scheduling Career Week events, including workshops and job fair


UNIVERSITY SERVICE


Co-created a women’s leadership program for entry-level women, 2009 – present
Member of the RA class committee, 2007-2009
RA class discussion group leader, 2007-2009
Led a spring break missions team to Mexico, 2008
Student leadership class discussion group leader, 2008


AWARDS


Servant Leadership, Taylor University, 2005
Certificate of Merit in Leadership, Taylor University, 2005


PRESENTATIONS


Yordy, K.A. (2010). The Role of Mentoring on the Career Paths of Female Presidents in CCCU Member Institutions. Presentation at CCCU Changing Faces Conference in Abilene, TX, October 1, 2010.
Yordy, K.A. (2009). The Role of Mentoring on the Career Paths of Female Presidents in CCCU Member Institutions. Presentation at Taylor University Student Development Faculty Meeting.
Yordy, K.A. (2009). Life Together – What Does Community Mean to You? Presentation at Taylor University Residence Life RA class.
Yordy, K.A., & Yordy, B.B. (2008). Life After College. Presentation in Taylor University Corporate Communication class.
Yordy, K.A. (2008). Life Together – What Does Community Mean to You? Presentation at Taylor University Residence Life RA class.


PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENTS


Leadership Development for Women participant – Indiana Wesleyan University – 2010
Member, Association for Christians in Student Development, 2007 – present


PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES ATTENDED


Association for Christians in Student Development National Conference, Taylor University, 2012
CCCU Changing Faces Conference in Abilene, TX, October, 2010
Association for Christians in Student Development National Conference, Messiah College, 2010
Association for Christians in Student Development “Drive-in” Conference, Anderson University, 2008
Association for Christians in Student Development National Conference, Cedarville University, 2008
Association for Christians in Student Development Regional Conference, Malone College, 2008
Association for Christians in Student Development “Drive-in” Conference, Spring Arbor University, 2007


INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE


Mexico, Taylor University spring break trip, partnering with Lions Club International, 2008
Czech Republic, Taylor University January-term trip, partnering with Christian Outreach International, 2004
Guatemala and El Salvador, partnering with local church ministries, 1999


CHURCH AND COMMUNITY SERVICE INVOLVEMENTS


Upland Community Church member, 2007 – present
Current Activities:
Nursery worker
Children’s church volunteer
Past Activities:
Board of Trustees member
BASSYCS children’s ministry co-director and small group leader
MOPS Steering Committee Member, 2011-2012
City of Upland/Taylor University Community Plunge volunteer, 2007 – present
Upland Lions Club volunteer, 2008