Diane Laska-Nixon

College Alumni Director, Director of Men’s Pro Golf Tournaments

"In this day and age, it is really important for women to go to college and get a good education so that they can have better job opportunities."

Diane Laska-Nixon was born on April 1st 1954 in Worcester, MA. She is married to Paul P. Nixon and has a college-age daughter enrolled in a Business program at Assumption College. She is currently the director of Alumni Relations at Assumption College, and also attained her undergraduate degree there for Social and Rehabilitation Services in 1976. While working in Public Relations, she was involved in diverse fields, such as campaigning for the de-institutionalization of the mentally challenged and advertising the programs and events for Men’s Professional Golf Tournaments. After living in Washington D.C for a brief period, she returned to the house she grew up in to care for her ailing parents. As a progressive woman in the work force, her advice to the current generation of young women is to achieve a degree in higher education so that they may have unlimited opportunities in the work force.

Interview
Interview Date: 
October 28, 2008