Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academic Programs
School of Music Building Room 102
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803-2504
Allie Prest completed her undergraduate studies at LSU in secondary education. While teaching middle and high school students, she completed a master’s degree in gifted education at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, La.
Prest has been at LSU since 2009 when she began working as an academic counselor in the College of Science. There, she worked in pre-professional and general college advising, and had a host of other responsibilities. In June of 2012, she began as a counselor in CMDA. Since then, she has worked to develop student friendly procedures and retention initiatives. She has attended numerous workshops and has a keen interest in student advocacy and retention.
In her free time, Prest loves LSU football, horseback riding, honing her culinary skills and spending time with her miniature schnauzer, Jackson. She enjoys the theater and just about any kind of music.
“I love the College of Music & Dramatic Arts. There is nothing else on campus like it. Every day I am inspired by the students and the faculty and their creativity and dedication to their craft.”