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REsidential Community Director
Lauren ANne Cove


For questions, contact Lauren Anne Cove at lcove@smu.edu.

Lauren Anne Cove is a higher education professional with over a decade of experience in areas including: Leadership Development, Social Justice Education, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Event Planning, Admissions and Recruiting, Student Organization Advising and Residence Life.

Lauren serves at the Residential Community Director for Armstrong Commons at Southern Methodist University.  Prior to arriving at SMU in 2011, Lauren served as the Special Programs Coordinator for the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. 

Lauren earned a Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies in Human Rights and Social Justice from SMU, a Master’s degree in Educational Administration from The University of Texas at Austin and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 

Lauren serves as a Co-Lead Facilitator for LeaderShape, Inc., a non-profit organization with a mission to create a more just, caring and thriving world through leadership development with a focus on integrity and possibility.  In this  role, Lauren  has facilitated curriculum for campuses across the country as well as internationally in Canada and Qatar. 

 Lauren enjoys traveling and frequently visits New England to see her family in Massachusetts and Rhode Island.