Maria Hynson ’15 P’19
Maria oversees all aspects of the Alumni Weekend, including creating and managing the Weekend schedule and coordinating event logistics. To accomplish this goal, she works with the Classes and Reunions Committee of the Alumni Board, and recruits and trains a staff of student workers to assist in the production of the Weekend.
She also collaborates with the Co-Chairs of the Alumni Alliance Committee of the Alumni Board to bring together alumni groups, clubs and affinities, and recruits new alumni groups and affinities to join the Alliance. She is responsible for developing and maintaining training materials for alumni groups to grow their event programming and constituencies, and serves as the primary liaison between these affinity groups and the College.
Her committee work assignments also include providing staff support to the Awards Committee of the Alumni Board, to facilitate the nomination and selection of alumni award candidates, and assist the Awards Committee in developing new and creative ways to recognize outstanding alumni.
Maria completed her Bachelor’s degree in May 2015, with a major in the Humanities, and minors in Art & Art History and Philosophy. At Commencement, she was awarded the Norman James Prize for Excellence in the Humanities, received Outstanding Community Service Recognition and won the Gold Pentagon Award for meritorious Service to the College. She is the proud parent of a member of the Class of 2019.
LinkedIn: Professional Profile
Adult Group Leader, Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge/Alternative Spring Break, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
Adult Group Leader, Habitat for Humanity Alternative Fall Break, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Alumna Initiate, Alpha Omicron Pi Fraternity
Founder, Non-Traditional Student Group
Junior Fellow, Douglass Cater Society
Member, Omicron Delta Kappa
Member, Phi Sigma Tau
Member, Pi Lambda Theta, (Acting Service Chair, Fall 2010)
Representative (Administration), Staff Council, 2010-2013
Advisor and Volunteer Supervisor, Habitat for Humanity Club
Pre-Orientation Group Leader, “Into the Streets”
T.E.A.M. Mentor, 2015-