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Holly Benson McQueen

Holly Benson McQueen

Assistant Director of Student Employment

Holly has been a Mountaineer for quite some time. Holly started at Appalachian in 2016 as an undergraduate student studying Sociology with a minor in Family and Consumer Sciences. She quickly became involved on campus in various different areas such as Emerging Leaders, Leadership Educators, Omicron Delta Kappa, and the Appalachian Leadership Forum! Holly has always found joy in working with students and helping them succeed. In 2020, Holly started her graduate studies in the Student Affairs Administration program, while in her program she served as a Student Employee Supervisor in the Plemmons Student Union, a Graduate Assistant in the Office of Student Success, and an Academic Advisor for the Psychology Department. She graduated with a Master of Arts degree in May 2022.

Hollys love for Appalachian and its students grows everyday and shes excited to start this new journey! She looks forward to working with more students and growing within the Career Development Center and Appalachian community.

In her free time, Holly enjoys attending Farmers Markets, reading, buying/selling sneakers, and spending time with her husband, Patrick, their daughter, Gianna, and furbabies Luna and Nala.