Skylar Dunn

 

 

 

Email Me Skylardu@usc.edu

 

School: University of Southern California

Year: Senior

Major: Business Administration

Minor: Sports Media

Other Organizations:

  • Black Student Assembly (Community Outreach Co Chair)

Birthday: November 05, 1991

Hometown: Las Vegas, Nevada

Hobbies: Networking

 

Position: President

Why I Joined:

Chapter Goals:

Special Alpha Events Attended:

  • Alpha Leadership Academy – Pi Class

 

Skylar Dunn

Email: skylardu@usc.edu

EDUCATION

University of Southern California | Los Angeles, CA│ August 2012- Present

Marshall School of Business

B.S. Candidate, Business Administration │ Emphasis: Sports Management │Focus: Pre-law

Harvard Business School | Boston, MA | June 2014 – August 2014

MBA Summer Program

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Washington Nationals Baseball Club │ Washington, D.C │May 2012 – July 2012 │May 2013-July 2013

Legal Department Intern

  • § Read and interpreted contracts, analyzed basic sports law concepts, and synthesized the Collective Bargaining Agreement

MGM Resorts International │ Las Vegas, NVMay 2011 – June 2011

Corporate Philanthropy Intern

  • § Reviewed and evaluated grant proposals with The MGM Resorts Foundation Employee Community Grant Council representatives
  • § Coordinated a company-wide bowling tournament for the Southern Nevada properties, raising over $7,000 for The MGM Resorts Foundation Community Grant Fund
  • § Assisted with the 4th Annual Women of Color Conference’s financial procedures, budget tracking, deposits, and reconciliations

Mass 3 Media Group │ Las Vegas, NV │June 2009 – August 2009

Public Relations Intern

  • § Created media alerts including press releases and radio station contacts
  • § Assisted with the establishment of the company’s monthly newsletter and provided administrative assistance
  • § Planned, executed, and participated in the Summer Business Institute (SBI), “Who Got Game?” 3 on 3 tournament fundraiser

 

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE                                                                                                                                                     

Black Student Association, USC │Los Angeles, CA │March 2013- Present

  • § Elected to serve on the executive board as the co-chair of Community Outreach and Product of My Dreams mentoring program for the 2013-2014 academic year
  • § Spearheaded a partnership with local high schools to mentor at-risk high school youth and promote personal development, participation in school sponsored activities, community service, and college preparation.
  • § Actively aided in carrying out diversity plan for the University by recruiting and retaining promising minority students

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Alpha Delta Chapter │Los Angeles, CAMarch 2013- Present

President

  • § Elected to serve as Chapter President for the 2013-2014 academic year.
  • § Will implement University’s African American networking event for professional and undergraduate students.
    • § Will run basic operations of the chapter as well as four national programs for the fraternity.

 The Institute for Responsible Citizenship │Washington, DCMay 2012 – Present

 Member 

  • § 1 of 12 selected out of applicant pool of 700 to participate in a two-summer leadership program for high achieving African-American male college sophomores
  • § Participated in intensive professional and personal development seminars focused on public speaking, leadership, and organization
  • § Augmented networking and contact management skills by working at high-level internships, participating in lectures and roundtable discussions with some of the nation’s most prominent public and private sector leaders

 The Collegiate 100 │ Nashville, TN │October 2010- May 2012

 President of New Members

  • § Partnered with Tennessee State University career center for resume building workshops to benefit students in professional endeavors
  • § Managed and planned two campus wide basketball tournaments for all male organizations on campus
  • § Planned a fundraiser for new members, raising $1000 for Collegiate 100

   Future Business Leaders of America │Las Vegas, NV │September 2009- June 2010

   Vice President

  • § Communicated with local business leaders on preparing for resume workshops and mock interviews
  • § Spearheaded fundraising opportunities with The March of Dimes to help raise $1000 for premature babies

   Kappa Leadership League │ Las Vegas, NV │September 2006- June 2010

   Chief Executive Officer

  • § Held various positions: Chief Executive Officer; Financial Officer; and Academic Officer
  • § Coordinated back to school drives which helped provide at least 1000 Clark County School District Students with the necessary supplies to prepare for the school year

 

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