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Graduate Intern Graduate Intern- Taylor McBride
(203) 392-5720

Taylor received her bachelors degree from Eastern Connecticut State University in May 2015. There she majored in Sports and Leisure Management with a Sports Performance concentration, and also worked in different roles in the athletic department as well as working in Residence Life as an R.A. Taylor also served as captain of the Women's Basketball team, leading the Warriors to the Sweet Sixteen in the 2014-2015 season. She left the program as 6th all time in assists, was the defensive player of the year in the Little East Conference and was named Female Sports Person of the year for the 2014-15 season.

At Southern, Taylor will be pursuing her masters degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies specializing in Recreation Administration. As a graduate intern in Campus Recreation, she will be overseeing the Club Sports aspect of the Office. She will be assisting all club sports with scheduling, traveling, and assisting in budget management. Additionally, she will assist in the planning of recreational activities for students. 

James Hightower

Graduate InternGraduate Intern James Hightower
(203) 392-5720

James graduated from Southern Connecticut State University in May of 2016 with a bachelor's degree in Sports Management. As an undergraduate, James was a RA and was also heavily involved in intramural sports.

James is currently attending Southern Connecticut State University to earn his master's degree in Sports & Entertainment Management. As a graduate intern in the office of Campus Recreation, James will be the Coordinator of Intramural Sports, managing and continuing the development of the intramural program. Additionally, he will be assisting in the planning and implementation of club sports and other recreational activities for students.