Meet Elaine Lark


The FastBacc® program at the Baylor University Louise Herrington School of Nursing is an intensive one-year commitment to becoming a nurse in an accelerated pace. Getting to know the incredible faculty and staff that support this revered program makes the educational experience even better. Meet
 Elaine S. Lark, MLA, Assistant Director of Student Services at the LHSON

What is your role to support the FastBacc® program?
My role is to work with all prospective students who are interested in the program. I walk alongside students throughout the entire admissions process.

Briefly describe your position at LHSON and how long you’ve been with Baylor University.
I am the Assistant Director of Student Services and oversee admissions, recruitment and enrollment for LHSON. I have been with Baylor for over 6 years.

What are the top 3 questions you get asked the most about the FastBacc program?
The questions I get asked most are the following:

  1. What do I need to do to apply?
  2. What are the admissions requirements?
  3. What prerequisite courses do I still need?

What advice would you give potential FastBacc students?
Plan ahead and consider all the options. Most importantly, ask questions and if you need help ask me.  

What is something interesting about yourself you’d like to share?
I’m a Dallas native who has been working in Higher Education for over 16 years. I am a Texas A&M University graduate, Whoop! I bleed maroon but I love wearing Green and Gold, Sic ‘Em!