A Pittsburgh native, Casy Stelitano completed her degree in Global Cultural Studies from Point Park University. During her college years, Casy was very active on campus. She served as a peer mentor, president of the Honors Student Organization, treasurer of the Global Cultural Studies Club, and was involved in the Alpha Chi Honor Society. Casy cared deeply about education and human rights issues, and she loved to play music and write poetry. She served at Pittsburghers for Public Transit.