Education and Human Development

Rita Richardson

  • Pronouns: she, her

  • Senior Career Coach

Rita Richardson

Education and credentials: 
Master of Arts in Leadership in Student Affairs from the University of St. Thomas
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from St. Catherine University
Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts from Minneapolis Community + Technical College
I also am a Global Career Development Facilitator and hold Motivational Interviewing , Racial Justice Training Program, Re-Entry Specialist, and Coaching Skills Training Program as well as several yoga teaching certificates


adaptability • connectedness • arranger • restorative • individualization

Interests and hobbies: 
Concerts, crafting, and connecting!

Favorite book or TV show or movie or podcast: 
If it involves aliens...I am watching it

Inspirational quote or motto:
"Self care is collective care"

Fun Fact: 
Recently, I was an academic advisor in CEHD Student Services for 5 years! Great to be on the Career Services side of town now and use my advising knowledge to inform my career coaching.