Student Outreach Specialist
Owens Community College
Lorena Baird is employed as a Student Outreach Specialist at Owens' Findlay-area Campus. Her responsibilities include contacting new students to welcome them to Owens, tracking enrollment, handling retention referrals, and supervision of student workers. Lorena also facilitates the Explore Owens events for prospective students. Lorena is a 2007 graduate of Owens Community College with an associate's degree in liberal arts. An advocate of life-long learning, Lorena also earned associate's degrees in small business management and marketing from Aims Community College in Colorado. Lorena is the owner of Purple Lady Publishing and while a student at Owens published a collection of inspirational poetry. Lorena is a Master Gardener and volunteers her time and talents at College First Church of God in Findlay. She has six children and enjoys attending her grandchildren and great-grandchildren's numerous school activities.