Assistant Director for Development and Alumni Relations
Lauren Stewart is the assistant director for development and alumni relations at the Richard T. Robertson School of Media and Culture at Virginia Commonwealth University. She holds a M.S. from VCU in strategic public relations and a B.S. (Summa Cum Laude), also from VCU, in mass communications.
In her current position at the Robertson School, Stewart focuses her time on development, communications and alumni relations. She is responsible for the development and implementation of the school’s branding projects, industry outreach, media relations, social media, internal and external communications, special events, annual fundraising and major gift strategies, and leadership giving programs.
Stewart works with a wide-range of constituents including more than 6,000 alumni, traditional and new media organizations, the School’s professional advisory board, individual donors, corporate entities and philanthropic foundations.