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Spotlight On: Mary Landries, Associate Director of Special Events

This week we feature Mary Landries, associate director of special events.

Mary Landries
What attracted you to Hiram?

The opportunity to work with college students.

What are your responsibilities at Hiram?

I coordinate campus sponsored special events and meetings by working with everyone involved to ensure success of the events. I also assist with other things such as signage and shuttling.

What do you enjoy most about your current position at Hiram?

I enjoy working with so many different people, both staff and students.

How would you describe Hiram students?

They are very friendly and interested in making a difference both on campus and off.

How do you answer when asked what is distinctive about Hiram?

The wide variety of educational opportunities, the study abroad programs as well as the entrepreneurial program and sustainability initiatives.

What is something others may be surprised to know about you?

I had the opportunity to travel internationally and lead global teams of engineers to direct common practices while working in engineering and management.

If prospective parents ask why they should send their student to Hiram, how would you answer?

Hiram offers a broad range of opportunities in a small college environment allowing for high access to faculty and staff. Hiram balances size with diversity in programs that can be personalized for individuals.