Department/Office InformationCareer Services
Laura transitioned to the career services operations team in January 2018 where she focuses on assessment and signature programs including Summer Funding. Laura originally joined the career services team as a career advisor in July of 2015. In that role, she focused on working with students interested in business fields as well as first-generation, OUS students, and student-athletes.
Laura came to Colgate from Defiance College, OH, where she served in a variety of roles including Director of Career Development, Admissions Counselor, and adjunct professor in the department of natural sciences. Laura lives in Hamilton with husband, John Hartpence, who is a member of the track & field and cross country staff at Hamilton College, and her two daughters.