Faculty Contact/Profile

Lauren Mayhew

[Lauren Mayhew]
Title:Lecturer III
Academic Area:Computer Science/Cybersecurity
Location:Augusta/Saco
Office Address:Zoom/Email/Phone
Office Hours:By appointment only
Profile:

Dr. Mayhew earned her Doctorate in Computer Science from Colorado Technical University in 2017, majoring in Big Data Analytics. She currently serves as Department Chair and Assistant Professor of Computer Science at York County Community College (YCCC) and Adjunct Faculty of Computer Information Systems at the University of Maine Augusta (UMA). Dr. Mayhew also serves as the YCCC College Cabinet, Faculty Chair; Vice Chair, YCCC Faculty Union; Chair of Student Activities, IEEE, Maine Chapter; and serves on several school and joint program advisory groups in York County.

Her former work included working with the Kennebec Learning Center and the Augusta and Gardiner Adult Education Centers to train Aspire and workforce development students in Web development and computer repair. She also taught PC repair and troubleshooting and web design classes with Capitol Computers, a for-profit training and certification facility, for several years.

She is actively involved in several committees and global organizations, including Women in Cyber (WiCys), Girls in Tech and Million Women Mentor, Women in Technology International (WITI), and the Association for Computer Machinery (ACM).

Previously, she served as President of the Colorado Technical University (CTU) Alumni Board, and Vice Chair of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Maine Chapter for two years. In 2019, she was named to the Editorial Review Board for the International Journal of Strategic Information Technology and Applications (IJSITA).

In her spare time, Dr. Mayhew enjoys cycling, kayaking, fly-fishing, writing novels, and walking/hiking.