Lacey Taylor has been named as the new assistant director in the Office of Alumni and Constituent Relations at Pittsburg State University, according to Director Johnna Schremmer. In her position, Taylor is responsible for new programming for the office, which includes reaching out to students before graduation to get them involved in alumni activities. Taylor will also create new programming for current students and for families with young children. Her responsibilities include managing The Jungle, PSU's online alumni community, and organizing special events such as Family Day and alumni reunions, as well. Taylor returns to Pitt State after receiving her bachelor of business administration degree in marketing and management in 2004. Prior to working at PSU, she served for nearly three years as the public relations/special events coordinator for the Pittsburg Area Chamber of Commerce. "I am excited to come into a position where so many things are new," Taylor said. "We have the ability to reach a new audience. I look forward to working with alumni and students and creating an even stronger bond between the two." Schremmer said that Taylor stood out as the best candidate for the position. "We have been extremely pleased to welcome her to our team. Her background and skills are a perfect match for this position. We know she'll hit the ground running and do great things for Pitt State." Taylor is a member of the Council for Advancement and Support of Education. A native of Edna, Kan., she is the daughter of Larry and Judy Taylor (MS, '00), and the sister of Cortney O'Brien (BSE, '05) and Tiffany Taylor (BBA, '05).
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