Department of Merchandising and Fashion Design

Katy J. Jessee

Katy J. Jessee






Glass Hall 106


College of Business

Postal mail

Missouri State University
College of Business
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897 work
Academic Advisor/Retention Specialist


  • Master of Science in Project Management (in progress)
  • Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandising & Design--Design & Product Development, with a minor in Fine Arts

Professional experience

  • Member of the Missouri (MACADA) and National Academic Advising Associations (NACADA)
  • Missouri State Master Advisor
  • Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration (SOAR) Advisor

Other interests


  • Going on day trips with my husband
  • Scouring antique shops for art deco jewelry and quirky old things
  • Reading a good book while cuddling with my three cats
  • Creating/making/exploring fiber arts and illustration

Favorite quote

  • "Inspiration exists, but it has to find us working."--Pablo Picasso

Little known fact

  • My first car was a 1968 Mustang...and I'm still driving it!

Awards and honors

Multi-award Winning Designer  

  • Voted "Best Designer" MSU Senior Show
  • Winner of Project OR, Cycle 9  
  • Winner of Project OR, the Master's Competition