Winston Savoy currently serves as the Program Coordinator for the APLU Office of Urban Initiatives, also known as the Coalition of Urban Serving Universities (USU).
Before joining USU, Winston served as an Events Associate for the Office of the President, in which he expertly aided APLUs Councils and Commissions through programmatic event planning and implementation for numerous virtual and in-person convenings.
In addition to his tenure with APLU, Winston holds valuable experience working with SkillsUSA and the Office of Diversity for the Texas A&M University System, which connects directly to USU’s priority work areas of Advancing Racial Justice & Equity, 21st Century Workforce, and Fostering Student Success.
Originally from Atlanta, GA, Winston attended Texas A&M University (TAMU) as a Posse Foundation Scholar, where he majored in Leadership studies and double minored in Communications and Sociology. While at TAMU, he served as a NASPA Undergraduate Fellow, World Food Prize Foundation Group Leader, Travel Director for an international service-learning trip to Costa Rica, public policy intern with APLU’s Office of Congressional Affairs, Academic Peer Mentor for three residence halls, and Resident Advisor for the Honors Living and Learning Community.
As Program Coordinator, Winston provides administrative, communications, and operational support to the USU team and the Board of Directors and conducts programmatic work for the Advancing Racial Justice & Equity workstream, Collaborative Opportunity Grant, Frontier Set Initiative, and other projects as needed.