Kelley Lawson

Kelley Lawson, M.Ed.

Assistant Director for Student Success and Communications

Honors College
Honors College, River Hawk Scholars Academy (RHSA)
Allen House, Room 200


Facilitated Workshops; Transitioning to University life; Executive Function support; Goal Setting; Time management; Study Habits for College Success; Mindfulness; Gratitude/Self care


  • M.Ed.: Educational Studies, Concentration in Higher Education, Rivier College 
  • B.A.:Human Development, Rivier College 


  • Student Success programming and support. Honors Advising, Communications facilitator
  • Mentor to River Hawk Scholars Academy (RHSA) Peer Leadership Program.

Selected Awards and Honors

  • Commonwealth Citation for Outstanding Performance given by Governor Baker (MA) 2021, River Hawk Scholars
  • New Advisor of the Year 2017-2018: Living Learning Community: University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • Distinguished Pillars of Excellence Award 2020: Part of the River Hawk Scholars Academy Team
  • Alpha Alpha Alpha, Distinguished Honor Society of First-Generation Scholars
  • Executive Function Coach - Beyond BookSmart
  • Career Development Certificate - University of Massachusetts, Lowell
  • CliftonStrengths Coach - Gallup
  • Supervisory Leadership Development, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Effective Communication Skills Certificate, University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • Mental Health First Aid