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Natalie Keating

Natalie Keating is an Advisor/Mentor for the Military Veteran Opportunity Program (MVOP) and the Empire Promise Program (EPP) in the Office of Opportunity Programs (OP). 

Prior to joining SUNY Empire, Natalie worked for the County of Santa Cruz, California as a Bilingual Social Worker, serving many veterans, families from Mexico and Central America, and people living with mental health challenges and disabilities.

She has also worked in the Education/Non-Profit realm for over a decade, including work at the University of California Santa Cruz in Academic Advising and Career Services, as well as 3 years working for the US Peace Corps in Central America in a Youth Development initiative.



  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from University of Arizona
  • Master of Arts in Education, Counseling Concentration from San Diego State University