Advancement

Catherine Kovacs

Catherine Kovacs

Title: Special Events Coordinator
Department: Advancement
Building: UC 2143
Email: ckovacs@uttyler.edu
Phone: 903.565.5692

Degrees

BA – Organizational/Corporate Communications

Biography

Catherine joined the University of Texas at Tyler in April 2019 as the Special Events Coordinator with University Advancement.

Before joining UT Tyler staff, Catherine spent 3 years with the American Diabetes Association in Chicago, IL as an Associate Manager, Donor Relations before becoming Manager, Donor Relations. In both roles her primary focus was planning and executing the ADA’s key fundraising events, Step Out Walk & Tour de Cure and the association’s annual Health and Wellness EXPO.

Catherine graduated in 2015 from Northern Illinois University. While at NIU she was a member of PRSSA (Public Relations Student Society of America) where she co-chaired the event planning for the annual scholarship fundraiser Rock Forward in memory of the students lost during the 2008 school shooting, as well as smaller events around campus.  

Catherine loves event planning and has dreams of one day planning the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade.

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