Staff person poses indoors.

Barbara Colbert-Trainor

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Barbara Colbert-Trainor graduated from the University of Nevada, Reno in 1993 and has worked on campus since then. She has worked for the Reynolds School of Journalism since August 2003 and was initially hired as the assistant to the dean but is now the school’s business and events officer. She oversees all financial, administrative and event functions for the school. Her favorite quote is “A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; An optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” ~Sir Winston Churchill~


  • B.A. in Speech Communications and Social Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno