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Krystle Forbes

Assistant Director of Graduate Career Education and Adjunct Lecturer in Information, School of Information Email: Phone: 734/647-8331
Office: School of Information/208 Engagement Ctr


Clifton Strengths: Achiever, Relator, Learner, Discipline, Strategic

How I identify: cis-gendered, able-bodied white female, first-generation professional, sister, daughter, Methodist, and friend

Hobbies: Quilting, reading (especially young adult fiction), houseplants and trying to garden, and general crafting I am passionate about collaborating with students to clarify their goals and identify incremental next steps to achieve those goals. I work primarily with Master students (MSI and MHI) to promote their career development through advising, workshops, and coursework. I base my work on a foundation of kindness and hospitality to develop skills and promote diverse and inclusive workforce practices. I thrive on celebrating joys both big and small.

Feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn!


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Bachelor of Arts (B.A). in Comparative Cultures & Politics, and International Relations, Michigan State University

Master of Arts (M.A.) in Student Affairs Administration, Michigan State University

Global Career Development Facilitator Certification, Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE)


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