Lauren Harrison - Academic Major: Social Work; Engagement Focus: Volunteerism and Service
Lauren Harrison, a UNF Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social
Work graduate from Jacksonville, Florida, has shown great dedication to helping
those in need in the local community through a number of organizations. She has
been instrumental in the UNF Dance Marathon which has raised over $100,000 for
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals during her four-year involvement.
Additionally, Lauren has mentored at-risk girls at River City Science Academy
through C.A.M.P. Osprey and has assisted older people who struggle by providing
resources to get them to live the highest quality of life. Lauren would describe her education gained at
UNF as collaborative, through working with diverse populations and focused on
being an advocate for change. She is
looking forward to taking the qualities she has gained with her into the future
and paving a way for a better tomorrow.