Maria Hynson ’15 P’19

Assistant Director of Alumni Programming

Maria 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 member constituencies, and serves as the primary liaison between these affinity groups and the College.

She staffs the Chapter Chairs Committee of the Alumni Board, and works in coordination with the regional chapter chairs to coordinate events across the country, and market these events to their constituencies.

Maria also 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 Reunion Committee of the Alumni Board, and recruits and trains a staff of student workers to assist in the production of the Weekend.

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.


Additional Info

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Campus Involvement

Adult Group Leader, Habitat for Humanity Collegiate Challenge/Alternative Spring Break, 2008-Present

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

Orientation Explore Group Leader, “WACked Out Service”

T.E.A.M. Mentor