Allison L. Heuring has been appointed director of McKenna Hall at the University of Notre Dame, according to David Harr, assistant vice president for auxiliary services.p. Heuring will oversee the building under the auspices of Business Operations. She and Harr will work with the University’s Committee on Continuing Education, chaired by Rev. John Jenkins, C.S.C., vice president and associate provost, on continued and enhanced services for academic conferences, meetings and other events held in the hall.p. Heuring most recently worked in the health care field in California, where she served as a consultant to hospitals facing staff, operational and system integration challenges. She also has experience in a wide array of hospitality settings, including restaurants and hotel-conference centers in Maryland, Indiana and California. She is trained in the culinary arts and has worked as a chef-owner of a catering business.p. A graduate of Notre Dame with a bachelor’s degree in government and international studies, Heuring also earned her law degree from the University. She concurrently serves as coordinator of lectors for the Basilica of the Sacred Heart on campus and is a member of the Liturgical Choir.