Full Name
Samantha de Melim
Title
Community Service Specialist
Institution
Brandeis University
Speaker Bio
Samantha de Melim joined Brandeis's Department of Community Service team in the Summer of 2019. Samantha supports students engaged in a variety of co-curricular community service initiatives including alternative service breaks, the Commitment to Service Award program, the Rich/Collins Community Leadership and Impact Fellowship, and signature service programs such as Service and Leadership Pre-Orientation, MLK Day of Service, and Celebration of Service. Before Brandeis, Samantha served as a Student Activities Coordinator at Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, where she coordinated co-curricular service opportunities and advised an extended orientation program. Additionally, she served as a Graduate Fellow in Service-Learning at North Shore Community College, where she coordinated an academic service-learning program. Samantha holds a Bachelor's degree in Medical Biology with a minor in Latin American Studies from the University of New England and a Master's degree in Community Engagement with a concentration in Higher Education from Merrimack College. In her free time, Samantha enjoys volunteering with Team Rubicon and exploring the outdoors with her cocker spaniel Luna.