- Career Advisor Senior
- Business Career Services
Maria Medlyn was born in Rochester, Minnesota. She attended the University of Minnesota, Morris, for her undergraduate degree in psychology. Medlyn is passionate about student services and was a tutor, group tutor, and teaching assistant. She was an academic advisor at the same university the year following her graduation.
Medlyn received her master’s degree in counseling psychology at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. While pursuing her master’s degree, she was a violence prevention peer educator at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and provided counseling for students at the University of Wisconsin, Whitewater. She is passionate about supporting student mental health.
Interests and hobbies
Medlyn enjoys reading books, journaling, going on walks, and playing Pokémon Go. She has two guinea pigs, with plans to adopt additional pets soon. She loves going to marching band and drum corps shows. New to Kansas, Medlyn is excited to explore new places, especially coffee shops, restaurants, and nature trails.