Staff Highlight: Cindy Knight

Getting to Know the Staff of UVA Chemistry

Compiled and edited for clarity by Hannah Musgrove

Cindy Knight

What is your position and how long have you worked at UVA?

“Executive Assistant and Undergraduate Program Coordinator, I just celebrated 20 years at UVA.”

What do you enjoy about working in UVA Chemistry?

“I love working with the students the most. I love being a calming voice for them and helping them come up with a plan for completing degree requirements and exploring career opportunities.”

What is a piece of advice that you would like to pass on to UVA students?

“Take a deep breath. Your future is not dependent on one exam or grade.” 

What activities do you enjoy outside of work?

“I love kayaking, fishing, and following and attending UVA sports.”