Colleen Cox has been named coordinator of alumni relations for Tusculum College, announced college officials today.
Cox was formerly manager of marketing and corporate development for Free Will Baptist Family Ministries prior to taking a few years to spend time with her young daughter, Kennedy.
”We are thrilled to have Colleen join the advancement team at Tusculum College. Colleen’s skills and background are a great match for the mission of the college,” said Susan D. Vance, interim vice president of Institutional Advancement and a 1991 graduate of the college.
In her new role, Cox will be the primary liaison for alumni of the college, planning alumni events, coordinating Homecoming and serving as a liaison for the Alumni Executive Board. She brings experience in fundraising, marketing and event planning. She also has a high level of energy and enthusiasm for the mission of Tusculum College.
She will be working in a part-time position and will have office hours at the college from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
”I am very excited to be starting with Tusculum College and working with the alumni of the institution,” said Cox. “This is a wonderful opportunity for me to connect with people I have known for years and to meet new people who have long-standing relationships with the college.”
While at Family Ministries, Cox’s responsibilities included coordinating and overseeing a retention program for Ministry supporters and developing relationships with new and existing donors. She worked closely with community leaders throughout Greeneville and the region. Cox also oversaw major fund-raisers for the Family Ministries organization.
Prior to working at Family Ministries, Cox worked with People’s Community Bank in Johnson City as a customer service representative and prior to that served as Marketing and Compliance Manager for WealthWise, Inc. in Greeneville.
Cox, her husband, Eddie and their daughter live in Jonesborough.