|[IMAGE: Laura Thompson]||
Laura HoppingAssistant Director of Alumni Affairs
Campus Box 1082
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1082
Laura Hopping is a 2011 graduate of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor of arts in communication. She has gained experience in event planning and alumni relations through her positions as an income development representative for the American Cancer Society and coordinator of alumni relations at Blackburn College. During her time with the American Cancer Society, Laura was responsible for managing several fundraising events throughout the state of Illinois. As coordinator of alumni relations at Blackburn College, she planned and executed regional alumni events across the country, served as the manager of Homecoming Weekend, and was the staff support associate for the Alumni board of directors. In her free time, Laura enjoys playing tennis, shopping, and spending time with her family and friends.