Film and Television Producer Sara Colleton visited UM on Thursday, November 3, 2016, to conduct an open discussion on the industry. On Friday, November 4, she held a special session with Oliver Thornton's SAC 411: Writing for Television II Pilots class wherein she listened to students pitch the ideas they have been working on in class and offered her feedback. 

Among her numerous other achievements, Sara Colleton served as an Executive Producer on Dexter since its inception (2005) and through its eight-year run. The series has been nominated for a remarkable 77 awards, while Colleton has received three PGA and Emmy nominations as the executive producer of the series.