Follow Katharine’s Progress
Katharine Sayrs was recognized for studying off campusI studied abroad in Aix-en-Provence, France, for fall semester of my senior year. I was part of the SUFLE program at Aix-Marseille University. I received the diplôme for the Advanced level (Niveau B2), with mention très bien (highest honors) in langue et culture françaises. Courses: Literature and Society, Business and the Economy, Creative Writing, French Language, and Phonetics.Fall 2016Added by Katharine
Awards & Recognition
Cornell students and faculty members collaborated on intensive research across the liberal arts disciplines during the 2016 Cornell Summer Research Institute.Summer 2016
Student Manager at the Academic Technology StudioSeptember 2015 - May 2017
I worked directly with the Instructional Technology Librarian facilitating phone, appointment, and walk-in technology support for the Cornell community. I also assisted in training new Technology Peer Consultants, organized employee work schedules, aided in creating guides and tutorials for software and web applications for the Cornell community, and collaborated on planning and facilitation of workshops and instruction sessions monthly, in addition to the ordinary responsibilities of a Technology Peer Consultant.
Technology Peer ConsultantSeptember 2014 - May 2017
Assisted students and patrons in the use of work and media software such as Photoshop and InDesign.
Designed & printed small and largescale posters, banners, and flyers for college functions and events using a large format printer.
Assisted in creation and customization of student websites using Wordpress and custom CSS.
Russel D. Cole Library
Library Circulation and Archives AssistantMay 2015 - August 2015
Staffed circulation desk, assisted with inventory of library collection.
Created a new XML resource block for the library homepage in cascade (RCMS) server.
Cornell College Admission Department
Admissions TelecounselorSeptember 2013 - October 2014
Contacted high school students to assist with the application process, gave reminders about important dates or relevant events, socialized, and answered questions.
Served as student ambassador by guiding, interacting, and socializing with new and prospective students at large-scale events.
Organized student application materials.