Please join me in welcoming Lauren Cressy Dunbar to our Annual Giving Team. Lauren will be serving Our Lady’s University as the Assistant Director of Reunion Giving. Specifically, she will be working with our reunion giving class representatives in the 15 through 40 year reunion classes. Lauren starts on Monday, June 25th.
Lauren most recently worked for The Montessori Academy at Edison Lakes. She was responsible for the school’s admissions, recruitment activities and marketing and advertising campaigns. She also served as their Community Relations and Alumni Coordinator.
Prior to her position with The Montessori Academy, Lauren was the Events Coordinator at The Center for the Homeless in South Bend. With the Center for the Homeless, Lauren organized three major annual fundraising events and directed weekly committee meetings comprised of benefactors, volunteers and staff. Lauren’s experience training and supervising volunteers will serve her well at Notre Dame.
Lauren recently graduated from the South Bend Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Program, is a member of Young Professionals Against Poverty and is a parishioner at St. Pius X in Granger. Lauren will be getting married on September 29th to Josh Higginbotham at St. Bavo’s in Mishawaka.
Finally, Lauren is an alumna of the University of Dayton where she received her B.A. in Communications and Public Relations. Lauren can be congratulated at (574) 631-1525.
For Notre Dame,
Craig J. Horvath ‘88, Director, Interest Groups