LaVita McCray Morris – 2014 UMUC Student Advisory Council Member

Biography

LaVita Morris – 2014 UMUC Student Advisory Council MemberLaVita McCray-Morris was born in Nebraska; however, growing up in a military family, she has travelled to and lived in many places around the world. She presently resides in England. She is a wife, a mother of three adult children, a community leader, a volunteer, and a student. McCray-Morris is currently attending University of Maryland University College as an undergraduate student.

In December 2013, McCray-Morris earned an Associate of Arts in Management Studies from UMUC. She is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a minor in Human Resource Management.

McCray-Morris has more than 20 years of experience in the administrative field. She has been a volunteer mentor for airmen and their families, has been an emcee for various community events, and has served in many other volunteer roles, including

  • Member, Military Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Diversity Committee
  • Co-Chairperson, Military EEO African American Heritage Committee
  • Vice president and secretary, Royal Air Force Lakenheath High School Roundtable
  • Chairperson, Brandon Community Basketball Club
  • Member, Women’s Royal Volunteer Service
  • Volunteer, American Red Cross

McCray-Morris believes that being part of the UMUC Student Advisory Council will provide many opportunities to give back to the community and make a difference on campus.