Alexandra Smith

Contact Information

  • Email: Alexandra Smith
  • Phone: 937-229-3580
  • Location: Raymond L. Fitz Hall, Room 618C1

Alexandra Smith

Program Specialist, Upward Bound Program

  • Staff


During the academic year, Alexandra coordinates weekly academic tutoring and mentoring for Dayton Public Schools students in UD's Upward Bound Program. She also keeps track of UD Upward Bound alumni as they begin their next steps after high school.

During Upward Bound's Summer Academy, Alexandra supervises the Academy's residential staff, and also assists with curriculum planning, cultural outing coordination and overall program implementation.


  • M.A. in Educational Leadership Higher Education - Student Affairs, Eastern Michigan University
  • Bachelor of General Studies, University of Dayton


  • Academic advising

Professional Activities & Affiliations

  • AmeriCorps, 2014-15
  • College Forward, Houston, TX
  • Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
  • Sigma Alpha Iota International Music Fraternity 
  • American College Personnel Association

Educational Interests

  • College access and equity
  • Student success
  • Social justice 
  • Women of color