Author Profile

Athena Kennedy | Instructional Technologist, University of Wyoming

Current Position and Past Experience
Athena Kennedy has been an Instructional Technologist at the University of Wyoming’s Outreach School since February 2014. Prior to that, she worked as the Student Engagement Coordinator at Colorado State University OnlinePlus. She also worked as the Director of University of Wyoming Student Success Services and has held various graduate positions at the University of Wyoming since 2010. From 2008 until 2011, she worked in the Communications department at Laramie County Community College Albany County Campus.

Education, Honors and Achievements
Kennedy completed two bachelor’s degrees at the University of Wyoming in 2000, and received her MA there in 2005. She is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration with an emphasis in online learning and distance education, at the University of Wyoming, with an expected graduation date of May, 2015.

Personal Details and Community Involvement
Kennedy enjoys acrylic painting, interior decorating, and teaching fitness classes such as step aerobics, strength, yoga, and cycling. She enjoys weight-lifting and running as well, and completed her first marathon on August 19, 2012 and her second marathon on October 20, 2013. She is a dedicated and passionate vegan as well.