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Patricia Santoyo-Marin holds a self-created Bachelor of Arts in Latina/o studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a master’s degree in higher education leadership for a global society.

Santoyo-Marin joined KCC in 2018 and serves as a transfer advisor. Prior to KCC, she served as director and assistant dean of students at Augustana College, founding associate director at DePaul University, instructor for University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, outreach and retention specialist at Joliet Junior College and project coordinator at the University of Notre Dame.

Patricia enjoys spending time with family, cooking and volunteering to help empower youth.

Patricia Santoyo-Marin
Transfer advisor


AWhite-advisor.jpgAdam White is thrilled to be a transfer advisor at KCC. He grew up in Kankakee and Bourbonnais and attended Bradley-Bourbonnais Community High School. He has a bachelor's degree in corporate communication and journalism from Northern Illinois University—and obtained a master's degree in student affairs in higher education from Miami University of Ohio.

Adam worked in Student Services at NIU for four years before moving back to this area to be closer to family. He loves the community and is excited to support KCC students as they take courses here and make the transition to a four-year institution.

Adam and his wife have a son and a daughter. He enjoys talking and watching sports, movies and TV shows. He will also play anyone at ping pong.

Adam White
Transfer advisor