Lauren joined Wellness and Recreation in January 2020 as the coordinator, outdoor adventures. In this role she manages the day to day operations of outdoor adventure trips and challenge course programs. Lauren attended East Carolina University where she earned her B.S. in parks and recreation concentrating in outdoor recreation in 2013. She earned her masters degree in parks, recreation, tourism, and sport management from NC State University in 2018.
Before NC State, Lauren was a leadership challenge course coordinator at Georgia Tech. Lauren has been an active member of the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) since 2015 and has attended conferences and served on volunteer committees.