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Alissa McKinnon

Pathway Coordinator, Alissa McKinnon's headshot photo

Alissa McKinnon is a program coordinator for the Creative Expression pathway. She has previously worked in student activities and, more recently, managed a lifelong learning program at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. She is passionate about connecting all students with the tools and resources necessary for success.

Alissa’s career in higher education began as an undergrad assisting with event production on campus. This experience reinforced her belief in the power of student engagement and mentorship. Alissa is excited to help students bring a critical lens to their own passions and interests as they navigate Immersion Vanderbilt.

Alissa has a B.A. in Communications (Public Relations) and a M.S. in Counselor Education (Student Affairs) from Mississippi State University.