Cody Taylor ’09, M.Ed. ’14
Cody is a director of admissions and financial aid at Carthage. Originally from Kenosha, Wisconsin, he is a 2009 graduate of Carthage with a degree in exercise and sport science. He completed his Master of Education degree with an emphasis on teacher leadership.
“I like sharing the special atmosphere that we have here at Carthage while helping students decide on the correct school for them.”
Best college search tip:
“Make sure to visit schools and see if the campus and community feel fits what you are looking for.”
What do you learn from interacting with Carthage students?
“Carthage is an evolving campus that is growing not only in new buildings, opportunities, and technology, but also in the students’ spirits. They are always willing to help each other with a smile. It truly is inspiring.”
What do you value most about working at Carthage?
“The opportunities to be around such great students. It makes my job much more enjoyable to see them succeed and grow.”
“I enjoy golfing, attending Packers and Cubs games, and hanging out with my wife and young son.”
Favorite Carthage tradition:
“My favorite tradition here at Carthage is the Kissing Rock. Student organizations are always painting it to support different causes or events.”
Favorite TV show:
“Goodfellas is my all-time favorite movie.”
Favorite sports team:
The Green Bay Packers and the Chicago Cubs
What would people be surprised to know about you?
“I was a soccer goalie and assistant coach here at Carthage. One game my senior year, I had a half-a-game shutout, a goal, an assist, and a yellow card for excessive celebration.”
What are your recommendations for people new to Kenosha?
“Kenosha has an amazing and growing downtown. The harbor area offers some of the best views of Lake Michigan, along with some outdoor dining areas. The harbor also hosts many events such as Taste of Wisconsin, free music, farmer’s markets, and much more!”
Favorite place to eat in Kenosha:
“This is a very difficult question for me to answer as I am born and raised in Kenosha. I would have to say that it is between Ron’s Place, La Fogata, and Captain Mike’s. I cannot pick just one!”