University School of Jackson

Cathy Garrett

Cathy Garrett

Assistant Director of Development, Director of Alumni Relations

731-664-0812 ext. 123

731-300-3687

[email protected]

Where do you call home?
Jackson has been home since 1990.

How long have you been in development/alumni relations?
I was a marketing executive in the newspaper industry for 29 years. Began working in the development/alumni office at USJ in 2016.

What is your favorite part about development and alumni relations?
Working with our entire USJ community!

What is your favorite thing about USJ?
Commitment to excellence!

What is a fun fact about yourself?
My husband, Charlie, and I are parents of two USJ alumni, Anna ('13) and Alex ('16) who both attended from PreK through graduation.

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Headnotes: Pandemic Leadership

12/01/2020

  November 2, 2020   Greetings USJ Families,   Did I mention that I love baseball? As a student and teacher of American history, I appreciate it as a quintessentially American invention and activity. I really appreciate this Gerald Early quote:   "There are only three things that America will be remembered...

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Randy Olswing Named Chief Financial Officer

11/20/2020

The University School of Jackson announces the recent appointment of Randy Olswing to the senior leadership position of Chief Financial Officer. For the past twenty years, Mr. Olswing served as Assistant Head for Operations/Chief Financial Officer at Hutchison School, a private independent school located in Memphis, Tennessee. Before his...

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Headnotes: Fundamentals

11/02/2020

  November 2, 2020   Greetings USJ Families,   Did I mention that I love baseball? As a student and teacher of American history, I appreciate it as a quintessentially American invention and activity. I really appreciate this Gerald Early quote:   "There are only three things that America will be remembered...

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Headnotes: The Bruin Walk

10/01/2020

   The Bruin Walk   For those who proudly wear the Red and Columbia Blue, this path isn’t just special but treasured. It stands as a symbol of accomplishment. Emblematic of success. This leads to an important, if not existential question: Just how is this success defined? ...

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