Mike Saraka of Pen Argyl, Pa., has been appointed director of alumni engagement at Millersville University. Saraka, who has more than 20 years of experience in higher education including time in career services, resident life and alumni engagement, will officially begin at Millersville on February 4.
Saraka is no stranger to the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education; his most recent alumni positions include Slippery Rock University, from May 2000 to February 2011, and at East Stroudsburg University until 2012. He also received his bachelor’s degree in communication from Clarion University and his master’s degree in student personnel from Slippery Rock University. Saraka presently serves as a human resources sergeant with the Pa. Army National Guard, a position he’s held since 2007.
As director of alumni engagement at Millersville University, he will oversee the planning and direction of all alumni programs including regional events, reunions, admissions, advocacy networks, revenue generation, student relations and mass communications.