Associate Executive Director
Office: Alumni Relations & Annual Giving
An upstate New York native, Sara M. DuCuennois serves as the Associate Executive Director of the FIU Alumni Association. Sara manages the alumni association’s national affinity partnerships and provides leadership to special events, networks, young alumni and career development programs. Prior to joining FIU in 2013, Sara served as the Senior Director of Alumni Relations and Special Events at Nova Southeastern University for eight years.
She is a graduate of the University of South Florida, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications and holds a certificate in Women in Leadership from Cornell University.
In 2016, Sara received the FIU Torch Award at the university’s Employee Service and Recognition Awards, which is presented annually to an employee who exemplifies FIU’s institutional values of truth, freedom, respect, responsibility and excellence. Sara is a member of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and recently presented about alumni engagement best practices at the CASE District III Conference in Nashville.