Catherine Crumbs came to St. Petersburg College from the C.W. Bill Young VA Medical Center in 1990 to teach Nursing and Psychology at the Health Education Center. Her kind and loving personality was infectious and students often looked to her for advice and support.
In 1993, then President Bill Clinton presented her with the President’s Volunteer Action Award. She has continued her volunteer work since her retirement serving regularly on the Urban League’s Health Mobile as well as working with diabetic support groups at neighborhood centers. She also volunteers as a tutor to today’s nursing students.
A St. Petersburg Junior College graduate, she has a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a master’s in nursing from the University of South Florida. She retired in 2013 and lives in St. Petersburg.