Director, University Summer Programs
Geneva (“Eva”) has 20 years of experience working in higher education. She has been the Director of University Summer Programs at Seattle University since 2017 and in that role is responsible for undergraduate summer enrollment and pre-collegial immersions, including an emerging transition program for students from under-represented communities. She is tenured in the Albers School of Business and Economics and has taught in the Executive MBA, Professional MBA and undergraduate business programs. For both her teaching and scholarship, Eva has been honored with national awards, particularly for her innovation. Eva believes her ongoing role as a faculty member gives her a unique perspective as a university administrator and has greatly enhanced her ability to be successful in this university leadership role. She also believes her legal education and experience as an attorney provide her an advantage in focusing on process and procedure that are necessary to think and act strategically as Director of University Summer Programs. Eva is a skilled negotiator and collaborator. She is passionate about contributing to the creative evolution of higher education. Eva has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Boston College; a JD from Villanova University School of Law; and an LL.M in International Law from New York University School of Law.
Lead, Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs
Duron obtained his BA in Business Management with a minor focus in Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Seattle University. Prior to his role with Pre-Collegiate Summer Programs, he spent over 10 years supporting youth in college planning and career development. Duron has served with Seattle University for over 12 years in the Center for Community Engagement, Seattle Early College/Middle College at Seattle University, Albers School of Business & Economics, and now University Summer Programs. Also, Duron is a local entrepreneur and has started businesses in event management, nonprofit management, light therapy, travel and tourism, and much more.
Our summer program advisors are undergraduate students from Seattle University who work with our summer scholars participants. They support them throughout the projects, mentor them, and support them after the program in navigating their post-secondary goals.