Coordinator for Multicultural Development
Lauren joined the FGCU family from Cincinnati, Ohio. While Midwest at heart, Lauren is excited to live in sunny southwest Florida! She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Disorders at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio (Go Bobcats!). As an undergraduate, Lauren was involved in Student Senate and held other leadership positions in student organizations. After graduation, she worked in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions as a First-Year Admissions Advisor at Ohio University.
In 2012, Lauren received her Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Virginia Tech (Go Hokies!). While at Virginia Tech, Lauren was the Graduate Assistant for Leadership Development and the Graduate Advisor for the Student Government Association. It was her involvement during undergraduate and graduate school in which she developed her passion for Student Government, the development of student leaders, and the field of Student Affairs. As a student affairs professional, Lauren’s interests are leadership development, student conduct, orientation, assessment, and access and success initiatives.
Lauren loves everything about Cincinnati and the state of Ohio (sports, family, and friends). In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, watching reality shows, working out, and meeting new people.