- B.S. in Sports Administration, The University of Southern Mississippi
- M.S. in Sports Administration, The University of Southern Mississippi
Lauren Hillman joined the University of Memphis staff in July of 2013 as an Athletic
Academic Counselor for Football. Prior to Memphis, Lauren was an Academic Counselor
and the Life Skills Coordinator at The University of Southern Mississippi. During
her tenure Lauren advised several sports, including men’s and women’s basketball,
soccer, softball, men’s and women’s golf and volleyball. From 2008 until 2012, as
part of Student-Athlete Development, Lauren oversaw events such as the First Annual
SAAC Date Auction and Mardi Gras Ball, mentoring and literacy awareness at local elementary
schools, annual department-wide canned food drive, Operation Christmas Child shoe
box project, and hosting special needs students for athletic facility tours and activities.
In addition to serving as an Academic Counselor, Lauren also assists with the Mentoring
Program, PAWS Committee, CAAS Website Management and Professor Grade Cards.
Lauren is originally from Brandon, MS and enjoys traveling (to New York City especially),
shopping, running, watching all sporting events, and spending time with her nieces,
Micah and Maggie, and nephew, Matthew.
Favorite Quote: "You can't live a perfect day without doing something for someone
who will never be able to repay you." ~John Wooden