Laura Emerick, M.A.

Executive Director of Advising and Student Engagement

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Laura joined MTC in March 2018. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Advising and Student Engagement. In this role, Laura oversees academic advising, new student orientation, testing services, student life, and student conduct, and she is heavily involved in initiatives related to student success. She has worked in higher education since 2005; her previous experience includes academic advising, career services, first-year experience, and admissions at public universities. She also taught career planning and first-year experience/college transition courses as an adjunct instructor for seven years at her previous institution. Laura earned a Master of Arts in Student Development in Postsecondary Education from the University of Iowa, a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Iowa, and a Bachelor of Science in Community Health from St. Cloud State University. She hopes to start a doctoral program in higher education administration in the next few years.


M.A., The University of Iowa
B.A., The University of Iowa
B.S.. St. Cloud State University


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