Jurhee has benefitted from a successful career in alumni relations and public relations for several Universities. The beginning of her rewarding career included a position at Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law where she served as Alumni Director while both her children attended as undergrads. Upon their graduation, Jurhee moved to Phoenix, Arizona during the development stages of Arizona State University’s alumni director program and West Campus initiative.
Always a trailblazer, Jurhee was the first Alumni Director for the Arizona State University (ASU) College of Business and established and managed the undergraduate and MBA alumni organizations. During the infancy of the ASU West Campus, Jurhee enjoyed development responsibilities and organized a Dean’s Council, scholarships and events. Upon her return to Texas, she served as Alumni Director at Texas Woman’s University.
Her talent was brought to the University of North Texas School of Library and Information Sciences (UNT-SLIS) eight years ago to serve as External Affairs and Alumni Relations Coordinator. Since the formation of the College of Information, Jurhee’s position oversees public relations, marketing and outreach efforts for both the Department of Library and Information Science and the Department of Learning Technologies. Jurhee serves as an ex-officio member of the College of Information Alumni Society.
Elvira is a graduate of the University of North Texas. She received a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with a concentration in Marketing in December of 2008. Her course work focused on product and brand management, non-profit marketing, and market research.
Elvira worked as a student fundraiser for the Office of Development in 2006-2007. In the spring of 2008, Elvira came to the Department Library and Information Sciences as an assistant in the Development Office. Soon after the formation of the College of Information, she began working in the External Affairs office. Like the rest of the External Affairs team, Elvira is excited to see the College of Information succeed as a member of the ever changing and impacting library and information science and performance technology industries.