Staff Spotlight: Laura Gavigan

Learn more about Laura Gavigan from the Student Services Office and when is her favorite day of the year:

Q. What is your title and what do you do?
A.  Executive Director, Student Services. Our team provides academic advising and counseling, club support, speakers, international exchange programs, and supporting our students in any and every way possible.

Q. How long have you worked at Simon?
A.  It will be 9 years in March, 2014

Q. Where did you work prior to Simon?
A.  I worked for the University of Rochester undergraduate admissions office and prior to that, I lived and worked overseas for the University of Maryland’s European and Asian Divisions.

Q. What do you like most about your job?
A.  Getting to know students and helping them achieve their academic goals. Commencement is my favorite day of the year!

Q. Fun fact about you?
A.  I’m personal friends with a Grand Champion (“Yokozuna”) Sumo Wrestler.

Q. If you could recommend a “uniquely Rochester experience” to prospective students what would it be?
A.  The George Eastman International Museum of Photography and Film

Eastman

The George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, located on East Avenue.

 

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