Llonia Rojan Jackson was named Director, Student Engagement and Inclusion in July 2019 after serving in the role of Director of Multicultural Programs. Prior to joining the Division of Student Success in August 2018 she served as Associate Director of Alumni Engagement, honoring our alumni through the Alumni Association’s awards program, growing the UHart Career Mentoring program, and building strong working relationships with alumni, students, internal constituencies, and area corporate partners. Before joining the University of Hartford in 2015, Llonia was the Assistant Director of Field Education and Student Affairs at Adelphi University, where she directed the Hudson Valley Center Master of Social Work field education program. Her prior work experience spans the range of academia, nonprofits, government, and community relations. Llonia’s journey back to the University of Hartford is a story that comes full circle. She is a founding member of the BSU Book Fund and one of 72 Hartford Scholars who enrolled at the University in 1990, the program’s first year; both programs are now under her direction. Llonia holds a bachelor's degree in philosophy and political science from UHart and a master's degree in social work from the University of Connecticut.