Cody is an associate director of admissions and financial aid at Carthage. Originally from Kenosha, Wisconsin, he is a 2009 graduate of Carthage with a degree in exercise and sport science. He completed his Master of Education degree with an emphasis on teacher leadership.
Life before Carthage:
“Before returning to Carthage, I worked in sales while I completed my Master of Education degree here at Carthage.”
“I like sharing the special atmosphere that we have here at Carthage while helping students decide on the correct school for them.”
Best college search tip:
“Take advantage of all the resources available to you, whether it is meeting with college professors at prospective schools or taking multiple tours. These things will help make the college decision a bit more clear.”
What do you learn from interacting with Carthage students?
“Carthage is an evolving campus that is growing not only in new buildings, opportunities, and technology, but also in the students’ spirits. They are always willing to help each other with a smile. It truly is inspiring.”
What do you value most about working at Carthage?
“The opportunities to be around such great students. It makes my job much more enjoyable to see them succeed.”
“I enjoy golfing, attending Packers and Cubs games, and cooking.”
Favorite Carthage tradition?
“My favorite tradition here at Carthage is the Kissing Rock. Student organizations are always painting it.”
Favorite TV show:
Modern Family and SportsCenter.
“Goodfellas is my all time favorite movie.”
Favorite sports teams:
The Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cubs
What would people be surprised to know about you?
“I was a soccer goalie and assistant coach here at Carthage. One game my senior year, I had a half a game shutout, a goal, an assist, and a yellow card for excessive celebration.”
What can you recommend while visiting Kenosha?
“Kenosha has an amazing and growing downtown. The harbor area offers some of the best views of Lake Michigan, along with some outdoor dining areas.”