Ilianna Velez


  • Interim Associate Director


  • MEd, higher education administration and student personnel, Kent State University, 2019
  • BA, communication studies, Kent State University, 2016


Ilianna Velez graduated from Kent State University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies. She continued her studies at Kent State to pursue a Master of Education in Higher Education Administration and Student Personnel, where she graduated in 2019.

Throughout her time at Kent State, Ilianna worked on programming for parents and families, college access programming through TRIO, institutional assessment, and residence life. She also served on the Social Justice Committee offered through Kent State’s Residence Life Department, where she had the opportunity to recommend strategies for advancement of diversity and inclusion and provide training/workshops to students and staff members in the department.