Lauren Gregg oral history interview, 2020 February 13
Lauren Gregg worked as the Senior Director of University Events and Programs at UNC Charlotte and shares her experience during and after the campus shooting of April 30th, 2019. Ms. Gregg was at her son's soccer practice upon receiving news that a shooting had occurred on campus. She was included in the Chancellor's policy group meeting at 7am the next day, as the University's commencement ceremony was only ten days away. She speaks to the changes in ceremony programming, such as pushing the ceremony's start time and increasing security measures, and applauds Chancellor Dubois' decisions surrounding the ceremony and the subsequent faculty/staff social. Ms. Gregg remarks on the way in which the community embraced the University in the aftermath of April 30th and applauds the Niner Nation Remembrance Commission for their work. She concludes with a discussion of her involvement with the one year anniversary events scheduled for 2020, and how the University has chosen to remember the tragedy.