Melissa DeGravelles

Director of Alumni Affairs

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Melissa DeGravelles is the inaugural Director of Alumni Affairs at Alder Graduate School of Education. She achieved her Bachelor’s Degree at UCLA in International Development, with a minor in French. Following graduation, she taught English in the French countryside for one academic year. Passionate for lifelong learning, she has served nontraditional students and international students at UCLA Extension, stewarded alumni through the UCLA Alumni Travel program, and most recently provided career and networking support to Bruins as the Assistant Director of Alumni Career Engagement. She is a leader in online EdTech resources and brings her passion for education and personal connection to the creation of a strong Alder alumni community.