Melanie N. Ashton
Program Manager, Undergraduate Studies
Melanie Ashton joined the QUEST community in Spring of 2009. Since coming to QUEST, she remains highly involved with the strategic implementation of extracurricular programming for the students to include the Integrative QUEST Events Initiative. She serves as a student affairs counselor and administrator, events coordinator, and website content manager.
Prior to joining QUEST, Melanie worked as an assistant manger in Smith's domestic and international EMBA programs where she organized student trips for our international EMBA students to come to our College Park campus. In this role, she served as a student advisor and faculty liaison, and coordinated EMBA activities with our partners in China, Switzerland, and Tunisia.
Prior to that, Melanie was program coordinator in the office of executive education. Additionally, she brings experience as special education coordinator in the extended school year program for Montgomery County Public Schools.