Crystal enjoys collaborating with groups across campus to identify programming and best recruiting practices for students. Crystal earned a master of education in education and human resource studies in May 2014 from Colorado State University. She specialized in counseling and career development with an emphasis in career counseling. She is a nationally certified counselor and National Career Development Association Certified Career Counselor. She is a board member and newsletter editor of the Colorado Career Development Association.
For her undergraduate degree, she studied journalism, earning her Bachelor of Science in May 2007 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She was a reporter and editor for about five years before entering higher education. She loves Motown, chocolate, Sudoku, reading and Netflix.