Upcoming Graduate Seeking Full Time Position
LAURYN M. HIGHTOWER
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Upcoming graduate of Towson University with experience in the fields of public relations, advocacy, and program coordinating. Strong background in administration and data analysis. Able to handle demanding work environments while maintaining effective communication, organization, and leadership. Seeking to obtain a challenging position in a professional environment where my resourceful experience and academic skills will add value to organizational operations.
Towson University ◆ Towson, MD (Fall 2019)
Bachelor of Science in Political Science ◆ Minor in International Studies
CHIEF JUSTICE ◆ Student Government Association ◆ Towson, MD (May 2016 -May 2018)
-Led a Judicial Board composed of five Justices, serving as the appellate court.
-Addressed allegations of misconduct against the Student Government in accordance to governing documents.
-Ethically and equitably voted on appeals cases regarding budgeting and internal policies.
-Advocated on behalf of the undergraduate student body to the University Administration.
MENTOR & TEAM LEAD ◆ SAGE Program ◆ Towson, MD (May 2015 - October 2017)
-Served include minority students, LGBTQ+ students, low-income students, and first generation students.
-Led a team of mentors to create weekly diverse programming for Towson University students.
-The content of programs included financial literacy, cultural competency, and academic success.
JUNIOR INTERN ◆ Chris Van Hollen for U.S. Senate Campaign ◆ Towson, MD (October 2015 - May 2016)
-Organized and delegated precinct campaign packets to give out to volunteers.
-Collaborated with staff to host constituent events and voter outreach events.
-Discussed talking points, messaging, and branding for candidate and campaign with volunteers.
SERVER ◆ Dave and Busters ◆ Capitol Heights, MD (September 2018 - PRESENT)
-Recommended menu items and developed sales by upselling items based off of the guests needs and interests.
BUILDING MANAGER ◆ University Union ◆ Towson, MD (May 2017 - May 2018)
-Managed and organized special events and conferences.
-Conversed with interested/incoming parents and students about activities and clubs offered at Towson University.
Microsoft Suite ◆ SPSS Software
-Cultural Competency Training ◆ Towson University (July 2017)
-Sexual Assault Training ◆ Towson University (September 2017)
-Bystander Intervention Training ◆ Towson University (October 2017)
-Black Student Leadership Conference ◆ Towson University (March 2016)
government affairs, legal, political science, nonprofit