|Position:||Enrichment Services Coordinator|
Marqus Hunter was named Enrichment Services Coordinator in July 2015.
Hunter comes to Columbia from Muhlenberg College, where he spent the last four years serving as Assistant Men’s Basketball Coach and Coordinator for Athletic Diversity Initiatives.
As Coordinator for Athletic Diversity Initiatives at Muhlenberg, Hunter was responsible for developing programming and establishing mentoring relationships to promote the retention and success of students and student-athletes from under-represented populations on campus. He was also responsible for facilitating leadership development programming for all Muhlenberg sports teams as well as assisting with the implementation of campus wide cultural awareness programming. As part of the Muhlenberg men’s basketball coaching staff, he served as the team’s coordinator for academic support in which he provided guidance and implemented systems to ensure the student-athletes in the men’s basketball program were in the best position to succeed academically.
Hunter, who hails from Paterson, New Jersey, graduated with a degree in sport management in 2009 from Misericordia University where he was a four-year member of the men’s basketball team and received the Coaches Achievement Award as a senior. He went on to earn his master's in organizational management, with a specialization in human resources from Misericordia in 2011.