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Cate Ashton

Cate Ashton

Interim Advisor for Pre-Health Professions
Career Advising

Cate Talbot Ashton, a 1980 Colby alum, has re-joined the DavisConnects staff as Advisor for Pre-Health Professions this fall, focused on working with students exploring and preparing for careers in a wide variety of health professions. She previously served in that role for 11 years before retiring from a 31-year Colby career in 2018. In addition to her Colby degree in English, she attained an MS in Higher Education and Student Affairs from Bowling Green State University and a Master’s in Library and Information Science from the University of South Carolina. Since retiring she has also worked several years as a medical school admissions application reader. Outside of work, she is an avid fiber arts enthusiast – knitting, spinning, sewing, quilting, and even a bit of weaving – as well as enjoying travel opportunities in the US and abroad.