Catherine Gooding joined the Honors College in August 2019. In her role as Honors College VISTA, she supports the Honors Experiential and Community-Engaged Learning (EXCEL) program by developing systems to streamline the recruiting and project design processes. A West Virginia native, Catherine recently earned her B.A. in Anthropology from Wellesley College. She is glad to be home and loves reading and traveling around the state to find the best hiking spots.