Career Counselor, Internship Manager
Joia Patterson has worked in higher education for six years. Prior to her role at Gatton, she was the Assistant Director of Admissions for Recruitment at the University of Kentucky, focusing on undergraduate recruitment in the Atlanta region. Before the University of Kentucky, Joia was a College Admissions Recruiter for allied health degree programs. Joia studied Community Communications and Leadership Development as an undergraduate at the University of Kentucky. She was a graduate student at Murray State University and received a Master of Public Administration with an emphasis in Human Resource Management. She is involved in Women’s Forum at the University of Kentucky, SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) and NACE (National Association of Colleges and Employers).