Laura Emerick, M.A.

Executive Director of Student Success and Engagement

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Laura joined MTC in March 2018. She currently serves as the Executive Director of Student Success and Engagement. In this role, Laura oversees academic advising, new student orientation, testing services, tutoring, and student life, and she is involved in college-wide initiatives related to student success and retention. 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. 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 will be starting her Doctor of Education in Educational Practice and Leadership – Higher Education at the University of North Dakota this spring.


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


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