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Suzanne Nyren ’73, P’99, P’03

Senior Director of Alumni and Community Engagement

1. What is your role as part of the development and alumni relations team?

My day-to-day goal is to increase alumni engagement and support. My role consists of planning Homecoming & Reunion Weekend, Family Weekend, Regional events, Alumni Board Meetings; recruitment and management of volunteers; assisting alumni with questions and anything else, as needed.

2. What excites you about your work at Lake Forest College?

I speak with alumni, parents, friends, and students each and every day. I love hearing their stories and being able to answer questions.

3. Describe your relationship to the College? 

I am an alumna of the College. My father attended the College, I met my husband here, two of our children are alumni, as well as my son-in -law. I love the excellence of the faculty and coaches, their personal attention to help students achieve their best, and the beautiful campus. Proximity to Chicago and international studies are also a huge plus.

4. How many years have you worked at the College?

This is my 20th year working at College, I volunteered previously on the Alumni Board, events and reunions.

5. One ‘did you know’ fact about yourself:

One of my dogs is named Forester.

6. Anything else you want our donors to know?

When I attended Lake Forest College, it was known as the Enchanted Forest. It is still enchanted and inhabited by a talented campus family of students, faculty and staff.