Curriculum Vitae

Corey Dean Stone, M.S.

Higher Education Access, Inclusion, & Equity Professional


31431 Dell Valley Lane                                                                                                              903-658-0130

Hockley, TX 77447                                                                                       



Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas                                                                                            

M.S., Higher Education Administration | College Teaching Certificate | GPR: 4.0                               May 2019

B.B.A., Business Honors & Management Information Systems | GPR: 3.9                                         May 2013



Conrad N. Hilton College – University of Houston, Houston, TX                     April 2020—November 2020

Director of Student Success, Center for Student Success                                                                                  

  • Directed and supervised employees, operations, and strategies for eight-person team of student services personnel across three primary functional areas within the Center for Student Success: Academic Services, Career Development Services, and Recruitment & Enrollment Services
  • Implemented HC101 first-year experience program for first-semester freshman and transfer students, enrolling 45 students into the 15-week voluntary pilot program focused on inclusion and engagement, utilizing college outreach ambassadors as peer mentors, and culminating in a case competition program
  • Established Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, & Access student committee to evaluate, propose, and implement solutions to improve the climate and outcomes for Hilton College students
  • Facilitated undergraduate student service policies and responses related to COVID-19 pandemic
  • Advanced access and equity-focused undergraduate admissions policy revision via intensive institutional research, recommendations formation, and presentation to faculty for unanimous approval

Mays Business School – Texas A&M University, College Station, TX               December 2013—April 2020

Program Coordinator & Lecturer, Office of Diversity & Inclusion                                April 2018—April 2020

  • Taught BUSN 481 first-generation business student success course, with emphasis on Business Model Canvas, global mindset, and entrepreneurial leadership (1 semester taught, 1 semester assisting)
  • Taught CLBA 001 introductory learning community course for first-generation business students, focusing on high school to college transition, mentorship, and goal-setting (5 fall semesters taught)
  • Led annual RAP Global Challenge Field Trip for 40 first-generation schools to Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Led summer first-generation business student field trip to Paris, France & London, United Kingdom
  • Oversaw college access, inclusion, and student success initiatives for Mays Business School’s undergraduate program, including Undergraduate Recruiting Office and Regents’ Ambassador Program
  • Managed and supervised Undergraduate Recruiting Office, full-time undergraduate recruiter, undergraduate peer recruitment staff, and multiple volunteer leadership teams
  • Coordinated Regents’ Ambassador Program (RAP) Learning Community for Mays’ first-generation Regents’ Scholars and Dean’s Scholars, including facilitating the fall learning community course
  • Supported Mays Transformational Leadership Academy (MTLA) summer program for rising seniors
  • Directed the student leadership team overseeing the Leadership Initiative Conference (LINC), a high impact leadership conference aimed at matriculating highly recruited, diverse admitted seniors
  • Supported the Office of Diversity & Inclusion’s Return on Inclusion (ROI) program, which connects college partners with on-campus support and funding needs
  • Advised and/or supported diversity-focused student organizations including the Association of Latino Professionals for America (ALPFA), Black Wall Street, Multicultural Association of Business Students (MABS), and National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
  • Advised Freshmen Reflecting While Developing (FRWD) freshman leadership organization aimed at providing first year students with exposure to career development experiences and peer mentorship
  • Volunteered as a facilitator for the Student Conference on Latinx Affairs (SCOLA), a conference whose mission is to provide voice and opportunities to Texas A&M University’s growing Latinx population
  • Represented Office of Diversity & Inclusion on university committees and taskforces for improvement in first-generation and underrepresented student success and retention

Recruiter/Academic Advisor II, Undergraduate Advising Office                             December 2013—April 2018

  • Coordinated with ten Office of Admissions Regional Prospective Student Centers to ensure effective off and on campus undergraduate recruiting efforts across the state of Texas, averaging twelve weeks of yearly travel covering approximately 70,000 square miles with primary recruitment areas of Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston, Corpus Christi, and the Brazos Valley
  • Recruited a fall 2015 freshman class with 25.1% underrepresented student enrollment, up from 20.7% for fall 2014 and 19.5% for fall 2013, representing increases of 21.3% and 6.2% respectively, while university-level figures grew at 5.0% and 0% for the same respective terms
  • Co-founded and directed the Leadership Initiative Conference (LINC), a matriculation conference for 75 high school seniors admitted to Mays Business School, with a goal of increasing undergraduate diversity at Mays through an immersive three day conference which engages admitted students with top faculty, staff, and current undergraduate students
  • Coordinated with the Mays Business School Dean’s Office to establish and maintain the Mays Business School Dean’s Scholarship for highly recruited Mays Business School undergraduate students with significant financial need that represented a barrier to attendance of Texas A&M University
  • Hosted annually approximately 2,500 guests as coordinator of Aggieland Saturday undergraduate recruitment activities at Mays Business School
  • Supervised three peer recruiters who are responsible for office operations, tours, and recruitment duties
  • Served as primary advisor, staff mentor, and learning community coordinator for 238 freshmen through senior Regents’ Scholars (first-generation college students with gross household incomes less than $40,000) and Dean’s Scholars (highly recruited Mays students with significant financial need), including coordinating fall CLBA courses, supporting the spring BUSN 302 course, coordinating fall orientation, developing professional development events, and guiding the student executive board
  • Led the Global Challenge Spring Break Trip for Mays’ Regents’ and Dean’s Scholars to Little Rock, Arkansas, which provides low-income students with personal and professional development opportunities at Heifer International, Little Rock Central High School, and the Bill Clinton Library
  • Partnered with Phillips 66 to facilitate the Phillips 66 Regents’ Ambassador Program Tailgate and co-led the 2015 Phillips 66 Mays Business School Global Leadership Field Trip for 15 Mays Business School Regents’ and Dean’s Scholars, visiting Dubai, South Africa, Botswana, and Zambia, with a goal of providing first-generation college students with development opportunities abroad
  • Served as a Diversity & Inclusion Council member for Mays Business School, representing Undergraduate Advising & Recruiting; Recruitment Committee chair, Retention Committee member


Credera, Addison, TX                                                                                   August 2013—November 2013


  • Worked in project teams to accomplish client goals with efficiency and excellence
  • Utilized multiple programming languages and technologies to meet clients’ needs
  • Analyzed company needs to redevelop website for a leading international fitness chain

Teach for America, College Station, TX                                                         August 2012—December 2012

Campus Campaign Coordinator

  • Carried out five recruiting presentations per week on campus
  • Aided in various recruiting efforts on the Texas A&M University campus
  • Employed online sourcing system to organize recruiting prospect information

Medical Missions Outreach, Ashland, OH                                                              June 2011—August 2012

Summer Intern                                                                                                          May 2012—August 2012

  • Assisted the director in leading teams of 35-75 people in Nicaragua and Honduras
  • Created an in-depth policies and procedures manual for medical missions trips
  • Reorganized and developed new systems to maintain organization of medical supplies
  • Provided social media and photography support

Clinic Volunteer                                                                                                        June 2011, January 2012

  • Assisted in coordinating medical mission clinic admission logistics
  • Helped in organizing pharmacy and distributing prescribed medication



BUSN 481: Global Leadership                                                                                  January 2019—May 2020

CLBA 001/LCSE 002: First-Gen Scholar Learning Community                          August 2014—December 2019

BUSN 302: Global Leadership (Assisting)                                                                 January 2015—May 2015



BTHO Harvey Founding Member & Advisor                                                            August 2018—April 2020

Student Success Taskforce Subcommittee on Regents’ Scholars                                 August 2018—April 2020

Engaging National Leaders in Undergraduate Student Success Forum                  October 2017—February 2018



University Advisors and Counselors (UAC)                                                             January 2014—April 2020

National Symposium on Student Retention (NSSR)                                                August 2017—August 2019

National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)                                          October 2014—August 2017



Texas A&M University Fish Camp Namesake                                                                              August 2017

MSC SCOLA Henry T. Bosquez Memorial Award                                                                         March 2017

Mays Business School Star Performer Staff Award                                                                           May 2015



Language: Spanish – Intermediate Fluency – Reading, Writing, Speaking


Technologies: Adobe Documents/Photoshop, Banner, Blackboard, Engage (Campus Labs), Excel (Advanced), Google Suite, HTML, Microsoft Office/365, Navigate, Remind, Social Media, SLATE (CRM), Web Design,


General Knowledge & Skills:

  • Black and Latinx student issues and support
  • DACA student guidelines and best-practices for support
  • Experiential learning and study abroad programming for first-generation college students
  • First-generation college student issues, support, and learning community design
  • First-Year Experience (FYE) program and mentorship design and implementation
  • Inclusion, Diversity, Equity & Access (IDEA) theories and best-practices
  • LGBTQIA+ student issues and support
  • Pell Grant and low-income student issues and support
  • Public speaking, communication, and messaging within multicultural settings
  • Student engagement and student involvement strategies and software (Campus Labs Engage)
  • Student organization advising and enhancement
  • Undergraduate recruitment and outreach targeting underrepresented populations (all Texas regions)