Introducing Lauren McKenna

Feb 8, 2019

The Office of Alumni Relations is pleased to welcome Rochester-native Lauren McKenna as associate director of alumni relations, working with alumni on diversity, inclusion, and identity-based affinity programming.

Lauren earned her bachelor’s in sociology from Nazareth College and continued her education at The College at Brockport, where she graduated with a master of public administration in nonprofit management.

Most recently, Lauren was the alumni relations coordinator at her alma mater, Nazareth College. Prior to this role, she was the development associate at Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center (JCC), located in Brighton, NY. Her professional background includes experience in the field of advancement in the nonprofit sector, including in the higher education landscape, and over eight years of experience in constituent relations, including alumni relations. She also strongly believes in the purpose of higher education and is personally and professionally dedicated to diversity and inclusive excellence.

Lauren is thrilled to be part of the University of Rochester family and looks forward to building relationships in the community. To connect with her, contact