Getting to Know Lauren Bove

September 15, 2017 (@LSUsports) (@LSUsports)
LSU Sports Interactive

BATON ROUGE – The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes recently hired Lauren Bove as a learning specialist within the department the center announced Thursday.

Bove comes to LSU from the University of Arkansas where she worked for two years as a learning assistant in the Office of Student-Athlete Success as a graduate assistant.

“I am grateful for the opportunity to join the ACSA staff in their vision of being the premier provider of transformative student-athlete support services,” Bove said. “I am passionate about equipping student-athletes with skills and tools that prepare them for lifelong success after college. It is truly a blessing to work in this department, and I look forward to continuing the tradition of providing student-athletes with a positive and meaningful academic experience at LSU.”

The Wofford College alumna was a four-year letter winner for the women’s basketball team from 2011-15. Bove also served as the women’s basketball representative for the Terrier’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. A member of the CoSIDA Academic All-District team, Bove earned the Southern Conference Commissioner’s Medal and was a four-time Southern Conference Academic All-Conference team member.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Lauren Bove as our new Learning Specialist,” manager of student learning Carli Faulkner said. “Lauren is a driven individual who is passionate about making a difference in our student-athletes lives. Lauren is committed to challenging our student-athletes to achieve their highest learning potential. Her prior experience as a Division 1 athlete, familiarity working with the student-athlete population and continual work ethic makes her an instrumental addition to our team.”

The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes is a 54,000 square foot facility comprised of academic affairs, student affairs and an information technology teams, serving more than 530 student-athletes. The purpose is to provide an all-inclusive, student-centered support structure for all student-athletes from matriculation, through graduation and life beyond.

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