Kate Miller is as a campus relations coordinator for the Midwest Institute for Sexuality and Gender Diversity, serving as an Institute advisor for the 2018 Midwest Bisexual Lesbian Gay Transgender Ally College Conference (MBLGTACC). She has been involved with MBLGTACC since 2008, including being part of the planning and implementation team for the 2013 conference. Throughout her undergraduate studies at Michigan State University, Kate was the president of a BLGTA campus organization, PRIDE, for four years. Additionally, she co-created the Campus Planning Coalition, an organization that included all presidents and vice presidents from the 18 BLGTA campus organizations at Michigan State University. She was also part of the Spartan Marching Band and Spartan Brass. She completed her BA in public administration and public policy and two minors, women’s & gender studies and music, in 2011. As part of her work with the 2013 MBLGTACC planning team, Kate was awarded the seal of Michigan State University.
After working in information technology for a few years, Kate began her master’s program in higher education and student affairs at Bowling Green State University. Her involvement with MBLGTACC continued through the creation of the Midwest Institute for Sexuality and Gender Diversity and attending the 2014 conference. After graduating in May of 2016, Kate took her MA in college student personnel to Ithaca College, where she is an academic advisor and an instructor of first-year and transfer seminars. She hopes her work in higher education and student affairs will allow her to create positive changes for students with intersecting identities.