The College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) at Illinois State University is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year! This series, CAST 50×50, will highlight 50 faculty, staff, students, alumni, and organizations within CAST that make the college special. These notable people will tell you that every day in CAST is a great day to be a Redbird.

Today, we are excited to feature Kailey Corken-Golz from the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

What is your position within CAST?

Academic advisor for the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences.

If you are to be stuck on a remote island, what do you bring with you?

My husband and peanut butter M&Ms.

What is something still on your bucket list?

Travel to all 50 states within the U.S.

If your husband said he was making dinner tonight what do you think it would be? If you said you were making dinner tonight what would you be making?

Him: Cincinnati Skyline Chili. Me: Tapas (several small plates).

What do you enjoy most about your job?

Helping students reach their goals!

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