Kaesie Vang joined NCSSM in February 2023 as a Community Coordinator on the Morganton campus. Her former role as an administrative support specialist at NCSSM influenced her to develop meaningful relationships with the community. Kaesie has experience as a teacher assistant at The Speech Garden Institute, and as a craft instructor at AR Workshop. In her role as community coordinator, Kaesie aspires to support students in their personal and academic goals by fostering a healthy and safe environment. She earned a bachelor’s degree in communication sciences and disorders at Appalachian State University, and her interests include arts and crafts, hiking, photography, and exploring various coffee shops.