HUNTSVILLE, Ala. - Alabama A&M Director of Athletics Bryan Hicks has announced that Monica Jones has been named the department's Associate Athletic Director/Senior Woman's Administrator.
Jones has more than 16 years of senior-level experience at the collegiate level, most recently spending the last three years at University of Arkansas – Pulaski Technical College as a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Success Coach and Academic Advisor.
“We are excited to have Monica on board here at AAMU where she will oversee Academic Enhancement, Business Administration and serve as the Senior Women’s Administrator,” Hicks said. “Our student-athletes, coaches, and staff will truly benefit for having one of our industry’s best in student development.”
As a STEM Success Coach, Jones was primarily responsible for working closely with students to help ensure their needs were met to promote graduation in their chosen field of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. She managed programs about information regarding academic, individual and financial knowledge to promote academic and professional goal achievements in a timely manner.
“I am excited about joining the Alabama A&M family and I look forward to working with our student-athletes, coaches, staff, and campus community,” Jones said. “Thank you to Mr. Hicks and Dr. Andrew Hugine, Jr. for the opportunity to become part of a team which exudes excellence in all they do.”
Prior to the STEM Success Coach, Jones served as an academic advisor were she counseled approximately 1000+ students regarding personal, academic, career and financial issues. She also assisted with on-campus and off-campus recruiting initiatives.
A native of Malvern, Arkansas, Jones earned her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Arkansas in 1995. She completed her Master’s degree in Counseling in 1997 from the University of Arkansas.
Jones is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., initiated in 1993 in the Lambda Theta Chapter and was a charter member of the Northwest Arkansas Area Alumnae Chapter.