Colleen Kersten '10

Colleen Kersten '10

Colleen Kersten '10 is a native Buffalonian, educated at Catholic institutions, a lifelong reader, whose eclectic tastes range from Ralph Waldo Emerson to Virginia Woolf, the subject of her all-college honors thesis. While at Canisius, she was active in Colleges Against Cancer, Relay for Life, and Circle of Women. She spent a semester abroad, studying at Oxford University, and returned to serve as one of three editors-in-chief of Quadrangle 2010. She graduated summa cum laude with a major in English and minors in creative writing and writing and was awarded the Gerald Murray Award for Excellence in Creative Writing. After graduation, she worked for a year in the insurance industry, and has since returned to school in order to pursue in M.A. in English from SUNY-Buffalo