Over the next few weeks, we’ll be “meeting” the group of people who work on Hazelden’s MyStudentBody team. We made up a short questionnaire for each person to answer, and will be sharing the answers through this blog. First up is Tracy Tlumac, who some of you may have met at the recent NASPA conference, or during her time working for the Higher Ed Center. For everyone else, though… here’s Tracy!
1. What is your role with MyStudentBody at Hazelden?
National Manager, Higher Education
2. What’s your favorite aspect of working with the MyStudentBody team?
Believing in the MSB course to help students make healthier choices and working with campus staff on how to incorporate MSB into their comprehensive alcohol, other drug, and sexual violence abuse prevention efforts.
3. What was your training/area of study?
Ed.D. in Educational Leadership and Higher Education Administration; M.A. in Liberal Studies; B.A. in Criminal Justice. All from the University of Delaware.
4. What are some of your notable previous positions?
Associate Director, U.S. Department of Education’s Higher Education Center for Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Violence Prevention; Manager, Campaign for Alcohol-Free Sports TV, Center for Science in the Public Interest; Program Director, Building Responsibility Coalition, University of Delaware.
5. If you could give advice to someone just starting out in college, what would you say?
College is a great opportunity to meet new people and learn more about the world around you! Developing healthy habits and practices early on will help you achieve your goals and benefit you well beyond college.