Over the course of her career, Myriam Lechuga has managed to work for several college, universities, and private companies all over the United States without ever moving away from her second home in Northern Virginia. A U.S. citizen, Lechuga hails from Havana, Cuba, her first home. Her family immigrated to the United States in the 1960s, when she was in grade-school.
Lechuga, who came to Virginia Tech in 2003, works as an administrative assistant and graduate coordinator for the Urban Affairs and Planning and Government and International Affairs programs. Both programs, part of the College of Architecture and Urban Studies’ School of Public and International Affairs, are in the National Capital Region at the university’s Alexandria, Virginia location.”