Kayla Person

Kayla Person

Contact Information:

City Campus (Lincoln)
KH 505DD
(402) 472-7079
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Director of Engineering Graduate Programs
Interim MEM Coordinator

About Me:

Pronouns: She/Her

My primary responsibilities include (1) Coordinating recruitment initiatives to promote Engineering graduate programs; (2) Supporting current engineering graduate students as a primary campus resource and through coordination of professional and personal development seminars; and (3) Promoting undergraduate research opportunities within the college, on campus, and nationally. To learn more about these areas, please visit:

Academic Degrees:

  • PhD (2019), Educational Studies, Specialization: Educational Leadership and Higher Education, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • MA (2011), Educational Administration, Specialization: Student Affairs, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • BS (2009), Mass Communication and Journalism, Emphasis: Advertising, South Dakota State University

I am available to help answer questions about graduate school, COE graduate programs, and undergraduate research. To make an appointment with me or to contact me, please email at kperson4@unl.edu