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Mel Lafferty

Mel Lafferty

Graduate Assistant

Office of Engagement

Contact Information

Michener L58
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Office of Engagement
Campus Box 21
Greeley, CO 80639


  • Current Doctoral Student, Higher Education and Student Affairs Leadership, University of Northern Colorado
  • MA, Clinical Psychology, Eastern Illinois University
  • BS, Psychology, Loyola University Chicago

Professional/Academic Experience

  • Vice President's Advisory Committee on Climate (VPACC), UNC, 2017 - Present
  • Director, Student Accessibility Services, University of Mary, 2014 - 2015
  • Academic Advisor and Tutor Coordinator, University of Mary, 2013 - 2014

Research/Areas of Interest

  • First-generation student success
  • College students and mental health
  • Animals on campus
  • Mindfulness
  • Arts-based research
  • Narrative inquiry

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