Lauren Hope is the Finance and Operations Manager in the School of Journalism and Communications. She was born and raised in Tallahassee, FL. where she started her career in higher education at Florida State University and worked there for close to 10 years. After living in Florida, Lauren and her family lived in Colorado for a few years where she worked for the University of Colorado Colorado Springs before deciding to call Oregon home. Her family includes her husband Alex, their son Lincoln, and their labrador Zeus.