Kathy Toro

Kathy Toro

Undergraduate Admissions Counselor

B.A. in Psychology, University of Rhode Island

Email: ktoro@rwu.edu
Twitter: RWU_Kathy
Phone: 401-254-3500

Territory: New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Where are you originally from? I was born in Providence, RI but my parents are both from Colombia.

Where did you attend college? University of Rhode Island

Where do you live now? In Pawtucket, RI

What’s your favorite aspect of working at RWU? Working in a profession I truly believe in!!!

How long have you been with RWU? Since October 2010!!!

What’s your favorite:

  • Book – The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
  • Band – The Fray
  • Movie – EAT, PRAY, LOVE
  • Thing to do in the summer, fall, winter & spring – Cookouts, Apple Picking, snowboarding & hunting for yard sales.
  • Weekend activity in RI – Enjoying the waterfire in downtown Providence
  • Vacation spot – Island of Bora Bora
  • Cheap eats – East Side Pockets on Thayer Street in Providence

If you could take a trip or live anywhere in the world, where would it be? I would love to visit The Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco.

If you could be anything you want when you grow up, what would you be? A famous interior designer

What’s something not many people know about you? I love listening to jazz music.

If you could give one piece of advice to the incoming freshman class, what would it be? Embrace every moment of your college years!!!

What else are you involved in, on or off-campus? I’ve been assisting with various multicultural recruitment projects on campus.

What’s your favorite RWU memory? I would have to say my first time calling a student to congratulate them on their acceptance to RWU!!!

Any favorite quotes? For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness – Ralph Waldo Emerson