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RLSH welcomes new assistant director of marketing and communications

Residence Life and Student Housing is pleased to announce the newest member of the Office of Academic Initiatives team!

Beryl Hellinghausen will join RLSH as our new Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications beginning today, Monday, November 8!

Beryl Hellinghausen has been part of the SMU community since she started her undergraduate career here and later graduated with her Bachelors from SMU in 2014. While she left for a few years to explore the American Southwest, she returned in 2018 to begin working at the Hart Center for Engineering Leadership at the SMU Lyle School of Engineering.

There, Beryl has enjoyed working in student development, fostering leadership and undergraduate research initiatives, along with leading the Hart Center’s marketing team. She has recently graduated with her Master’s in Higher Education from SMU Simmons School of Education and Human Development in May of 2021. Beryl is a member of the Mortar Board National Honors Society and has been serving as a member of their Branding Committee for the past year. Beryl enjoys knitting, camping, and watching bad movies with her partner.

Beryl will provide leadership for marketing and communication efforts for the three-office unit including but not limited to: developing, writing, and disseminated marketing materials to current and prospective residents; recruit, hire, and lead the RLSH Street Team – a student-driven marketing team; coordinate with university partners in producing housing-specific marketing; and managing content for the RLSH website.