Tam Hixson joined the Ignatian Center in 2011 and serves as one of the Program Directors for Community-based Learning. In collaboration with local community organizations and faculty, she co-manages the Arrupe Weekly Engagement Program and supports the integration of community engagement to meet learning objectives. Tam also co-supervises the Arrupe Internship Program, facilitating paraprofessional development opportunities for a select cohort of interns each year.
Tam received a B.S. in Psychology and M.A. in Higher Education Administration from Santa Clara University. Prior to joining the Ignatian Center, she worked at non-profits in California, Oregon, Washington, and Arkansas as well as SCU’s Center for Student Leadership for six years.