Laura Grant Honored With Pillar Award
Madison, NJ – September 29, 2006 – Whippany, N.J. resident Laura Grant was honored as a “Pillar” of the campus community at Fairleigh Dickinson University academic convocation on September 27, 2006. The convocation was held in Dreyfuss Theater on the College at Florham Campus in Madison, N.J.
The Pillar Award is given annually to recognize exceptional individuals within the University, who over time, have made extraordinary contributions to the character and quality of the institution, its community and culture. “With tremendous passion and concern for students’ welfare, you skillfully guide then through their academic requirements and faithfully support them right up to the moment of graduation,” said Dr. Kenneth Greene, College at Florham Campus Provost, when presenting the Award. Grant was applauded for her tireless work ethic and for giving 110 percent to the students and the University.
She began her career at FDU as a Graduation Specialist in 1994 and after gaining a comprehensive understanding of the Records Office’s entire operations, was promoted in 2001 to the position of Associate Director of Academic Records. She is the wife of Doug Grant and the mother of two sons, Justin and Jared. Her parents, Bernard and Dorothy Bahr, also reside in Whippany.
Grant is a graduate of Whippany Park High School.