Manuela Hill-Muñoz

About Manuela Hill-Muñoz

Manuela Hill-Muñoz, M.Ed., is the Director of Social Justice and Changemaking at the Center for the Common Good at the University of St. Thomas. In this role since 2023, Manuela oversees visionary initiatives including the VISION program, the CEVEA-civic engagement efforts, and Changemaking education and programming, while also supporting the Office for Mission, Campus Ministry and the Division of Student Affairs with Social Media Management and Content Creation. Manuela spearheads collaborative university-community partnerships enabling students, faculty, and staff to work with community organizations for mutual benefit.

Manuela has served the University of St. Thomas in various student affairs roles since 2014 prior to assuming her current Director position. She earned her Master of Education degree from the University of Virginia, focusing her studies on higher education administration, student development and leadership.

As a seasoned Latina professional, Manuela brings a commitment to empowering students and communities through engagement.

Passionate about developing future leaders, Manuela engages students in leadership development, creativity, innovation, social innovation and civic mindset. She is dedicated to advancing inclusive, mutually beneficial partnerships between the University of St. Thomas and the community locally, nationally, and globally.