Laura Crisman

Senior Assistant Director of Programs and Communications at Harper College

Serving as the Senior Assistant Director of Programs and Communications at Harper College, Ms. Crisman is responsible for the communication and marketing strategies for the Health and Recreation Center and the Department of Campus Recreation. Her responsibilities include creating and implementing all promotional/retention plans, email communications, campus outreach, social media, digital media, digital signage, and radio advertising copy/content, and creating and managing all printed collateral. Ms. Crisman is also responsible for implementing and managing the Campus Recreation programming, including personal training, group exercise, and virtual fitness. She works at the fitness center, including the student fitness floor supervisors, personal trainers, and group fitness instructors. The Harper College Health and Recreation Center is a 130,000-square-foot facility that houses the Department of Campus Recreation, Harper Wellness, Athletics, Kinesiology, Health Sciences, Palatine Park District, and Northwest Community Healthcare. Laura recently received her Master of Science in Integrated Marketing Communications from Roosevelt University, Chicago, and served as a healthcare association's Senior Marketing Communications Coordinator. Laura was also the General Manager of a boutique fitness studio and spent numerous years in the medical fitness industry as the Group Exercise Supervisor and Personal Trainer for a sizeable medically-based wellness center in the Chicago suburbs.
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BFA Comprehensive Design (Northern Illinois University)

MS Integrated Marketing Communications (Roosevelt University, Chicago)


Certified Personal Trainer, National Academy of Sports Medicine

TRX® Sports Medicine Suspension Certificate

Spin® Star Level III Instructor

Heart Zones, Certified Personal Trainer & Indoor Cycling Instructor

First Aid, CPR/AED, American Heart Association

IDEA Health & Fitness Association