Education and Awards
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Certificate in Higher Education Administration
Fall 2018 - Expected completion May 2019
A program designed for current college administrators searching to deepen their understanding of their work environment. I am concentrating on "Governance and Policy in Higher Education".
Bachelors of Arts in Government and Law
Degree received May 2017
Minor in Film and Media Studies with a concentration in Documentary Storytelling. GPA 3.2.
Alumni Association Student Service Award
Lafayette College Alumni Association
Received October 2016
Awarded to a current student who through their volunteer efforts in the broader college community beyond the College, has demonstrated compassion, energy, and ingenuity in serving others.
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Related Professional Experience
Alumni and External Relations Coordinator at Virginia Tech
Established departmental alumni and external relations program including advisory board management, event planning, external relations coordination, and budget creation. Managing 2,000+ alumni base departmental; 80,000+ collegiate level.
Create a yearlong engagement plan to involve alumni and current students from current students to alumni who graduated 50+ years ago.
Plan and execute
Assist logistical planning for events with high-level donors and more than 250 attendees.
Plan, organize, and manage departmental advisory board; assist in college-level advisory board.
Create pilot co-op program with potential industry partners alongside 3 faculty members
Staff Biomedical Engineering conference, recruiting potential graduate students, faculty, and partners.
Manage budget independently.
Student Intern, Alumni Relations Office at Lafayette College
Fall 2015- Spring 2017
Work extensively with the 50th-anniversary reunion class planning their events for reunion, Coordinate with archives, development, and the annual fund, plan alumni events year-round, manage the Alumni Relations Twitter page, and spearheaded the Wine 3/9 social media campaign for 2016. Held a full-time position in Summer 2016.
Marketing and Promotions Intern, Toledo MudHens Baseball Club
May 2015- August 2015
Executed in-game promotions and on-field pre-game activities. Assisted with set-up of gameday promotional items. Provided face-to-face customer service and quick problem-solving. Maintained an enthusiastic and energetic appearance to all fans during each home game.
Events Coordination Assistant, Sister Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
June 2014 - August 2014
Coordinated internal and external catering orders, assisted with billing, managed multiple projects within deadlines, negotiated with customers, and managed master calendar. During events served as a troubleshooter for logistics and execution.
President- Delta Delta Delta, Gamma Mu
December 2015 - December 2016
Oversaw a chapter of 60+ women. Developed skills in problem-solving, leadership, public speaking, team building, and organizational communication.
Served on “Standards” an academic and personal accountability conduct committee. Collaborated and negotiated directly with Director of Greek Life, Office of Residence Life, and Tri Delta Executive Office to ensure proper risk management and policy adherence.
Doubled funds raised for St.Jude from 13k to 26k during my tenure. Negotiated chapter dues/fee increase directly with Nationals resulting is lower payments for my chapter.
Resident Assistant, Lafayette College
January 2015- May 2017
Provided emotional support, educational programming, and personal accountability to 25+ students at a time. Was hired as Head Resident for the 2017-2018 academic year. Managed RA Hiring process for 2018 school year, managing application review, group process, and individual interview scheduling, acted as the liaison between current RAs, applicants, and Associate Director of Residence Life.