Originally from Winston-Salem, Crystal has had administrative assistant experience with various prestigious companies in the triad. In 2007, she moved to the High Country to achieve her Bachelor of Science in Psychology at Appalachian State University, concentrating in Human Services.
In 2015, Crystal became a Program Assistant in the Center for Academic Excellence, where she aids in gathering logistical information to implement various workshops on professional development, global learning, teaching and learning, social justice and sustainability, along with research and statistics. She also aids the department in planning conferences and special events such as New Faculty Orientation, and the Course (Re)Design Institute.
"We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things because we're curious, and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths." - Walt Disney