Lauren joined the Franklin OIT web services team in 2011.
Franklin College Responsibilities
She serves as the Lead Project Manager and Web Developer on all Franklin College Department Sites. She's the web team's front-end expert in Drupal 7 and Drupal 8. She also shares responsibility for web maintenance requests for current clients.
She has served on the steering committee of the Web Accessibility Group, working to implement standards that further accessibility of information communication technology system-wide. She previously managed the UGA Biosciences Learning Center.
She has held a range of media jobs, including working for a local video production company, a government-access channel, a newspaper, and a state college. She holds state and/or national awards in video production, photography and news writing, and a Media Leadership Certificate from Grady College, Cox Communications and the Poynter Institute. In 2016 she graduated cum laude from UGA's Grady College with a Bachelors of Arts in Journalism, emphasis in Publication Management, and a minor in Women's Studies.
She is very active in local politics and is an avid bike rider and aerial arts enthusiast. On the weekends she teaches trapeze to kids and adults at Canopy Studio. She owns a tiny house.