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Kara Lesniak

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Kara Lesniak, M.P.H. Interim Resident Director of Bourgeois Hall, Graduate Intern in Health Education and Promotion


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Educational Background

B.S. in Health Education from Worcester State University

Masters in Public Health from University of Massachusetts Amherst


Kara Lesniak joined the Residence Life team at UMass Lowell in July 2016. Prior to starting at UMass Lowell, Kara earned her Masters in Public Health from UMass Amherst while helping teach a public health course for undergraduate students. Outside of work, Kara enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, eating, and traveling. Kara is a proud alumnus of Worcester State University and UMass Amherst and is excited to have the opportunity to work hands-on with students at another university. Kara worked at New York University over the summer, gaining experience with international students and the conduct process.  Kara's favorite aspect about working at UMass Lowell is the dedication to listening to students' voices and implementing change they advocate for.