Maria joined the undergraduate Nursing team at Barry University as an Administrative Assistant III on April 2015. She initially started her journey with the University in November 2014 as a Temp for the Graduate Nursing program
Maria has five years of administrative support experience in both an office and clinical setting. She finds motivation in helping others; she currently remains an active volunteer for her community's public school where she assists students in the SECME (Science, Engineering, Communication, Mathematics, and Enrichment) program. Her role as a seven year volunteer is to promote SECME's focus in having students eager to obtain an education and learn leadership skills. Mrs. Herrera is pursuing a Bachelor's in Science Degree in Business Administration with concentration in Healthcare. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, appreciating the beauty of nature and spending time with her family.