Laurie Benvenutti (’10, ’11), a Bay St. Louis, Miss. native, recently joined The University of Southern Mississippi Alumni Association’s staff as its new manager for constituent relations.
Benvenutti serves a dual role for the Association as the primary field representative and adviser for The Legacy, the student alumni association. She maintains relationships with individual chapter presidents, alumni ambassadors and constituent society officers and coordinates the calendar of external events for the Association. As The Legacy adviser, she manages its programming and budget.
A Bay St. Louis native, Benvenutti earned three degrees from Southern Miss. Prior to joining the Alumni Association staff, she was a graduate assistant with the university’s Luckyday Foundation Citizenship Scholars Program, fostering academic and personal growth of students through weekly one-on-one meetings, planned and implemented academic, social and service-based programming for undergraduate students, and assisted in teaching characteristics of servant leadership, team-building activities and conducting university orientation.
For more information about the Southern Miss Alumni Association, online visit www.usm.edu/alumni