Mary Kay Smith
Title: Advisor: admissions
Admissions and Records
BS, University of Illinois
MS, Eastern Illinois University
Describing herself as a curious person, Mary Kay Smith loves always meeting interesting people in her role as a Parkland admissions advisor. The Dunlap, Illinois, native started at Parkland in 1998 as an audience development manager for the Parkland Theatre. She says she has always found Parkland staff really friendly and very student-focused.
Mary Kay is inspired by her children, with whom she loves traveling to Disney World, a favorite vacation spot. Her best advice? Do something that you LOVE, advice she follows every day in her current role.