|Lauri La Pointe
|Student Academic Advisor
|WHEN I STARTED WORKING HERE:
|I started working for Legal Studies Fall 2006, before that in Molecular & Cell Biology beginning Summer 1999 and before that at the Office of the President in Oakland beginning Summer 1996.
|WHAT I DO IN FIVE WORDS OR LESS:
|I do lots of listening.
|THE BEST PART ABOUT WORKING HERE:
|I love my students. They are inspiring, generous, bright, talented, and motivated individuals, many of whom are the first in their families to navigate this experience. It’s an honor to work with them.
|SOMETHING YOU DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME:
|I worked in the same advising office as my mom for 6 years, which was great. Chancellor Carol Christ, then the Vice Provost, had to give her official approval to allow us to work together, which she did. Thank you Chancellor!
|ONE OR TWO TIPS ABOUT THINGS YOU LIKE TO DO AROUND THE BAY AREA:
|It’s actually unincorporated Contra Costa County and is sometimes known as East Richmond Heights.